10 tips for developing your creativity!

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10 tips for developing your creativity!

We all have that friend or colleague that comes up with amazing ideas. It doesn’t matter if it’s an idea for a project, a birthday party, or a trip: they always surprise us with smart suggestions that we all admire.

But, how is a creative person? Can everybody be creative or is it a natural talent that only a few have?

In fact, it’s true that creative people “woke up like this”, and their personality have some inherent characteristics:

  • They show a certain openness to experience: curiosity to explore things from all angles.
  • They have complex personality types, and tend to avoid routine.
  • They seek out new experiences
  • They take risks
  • Everything is an opportunity for self-expression

Can everybody be creative or is it a natural talent that only a few have?

However, everybody can develop their creativity. After all, one can train the brain as if it was the six pack! Would you like to start training your creativity? There is so much hidden potential in you! Write down these tips and make the most of your ideas!

  1. Play and pretend: when you play, your subconscious has time to wander and explore other possibilities.

1. Play and pretend: when you play, your subconscious has time to wander and explore other possibilities.

2. Become a beginner: every time you start learning something new (even hula hooping!) your brain develops new neuronal connections that will help you while using any other skill or knowledge.

3. Know what you need: take a look around you. What could be improved? What would make your life better? What do you usually say after “if I only could…”? You just need to keep your eyes very open, to be fully conscious of these needs… and to take a step further ;).

4. Take a walk: Or go to the gym, dance… usually, physical exercise release your unconscious, making it easier to come up with ideas you didn’t think of before.

5. Talk and collaborate with people different than you: Different people, with different backgrounds, will give you different feedback, different points of view that will help you generate more original ideas.

Tell your idea to somebody: feedback will give you another point of view, and will improve your idea.

6. Tell your idea to somebody: this will help you not only with obtaining feedback, but also with verbalizing your thoughts. Putting your ideas into words will help realize how feasible an idea is, and if you can improve it. 7

7Forget about the problem during a couple of days: Forget about it completely, and then, with a more fresh state of mind, come back to it.

8. Think about the topic before going to sleep: maybe a dream will show up during the night, bringing THE idea.

9. This tip is the second part of the previous one: you need a notebook close to the bed, so you make yourself sure that if that great idea appears during the night you won’t forget it!

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