27 Ways To Be More Creative

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Who doesn’t want to be more creative? Well, today we’re going to give you a list of 27 ways to be more creative in all aspects of your life. Let’s get going.

   1. Walk for 20 minutes daily.

   2. Buy a journal and write in it daily. 

   3. Stop watching and reading the news. 

   4. Get out the magazines, the scissors and paste and make a collage. 

   5. Tune in to a genre of music you have never listened to before. 

   6. Sit quietly for 20 minutes. 

   7. Make lists of the things you love or hate.

   8. Sit outside and watch the evening sky. 

   9. Do aerobic exercise. 

10. Visit an art gallery.

11. Go somewhere to enjoy live music. 

12. Take a new way home from work. 

13. Look at a problem as if you were a child, a soldier or a 100-year-old. 

14. Wander through the stacks at the library and pull books at random to take home.  

15. Set an unreasonable deadline to finish something. 

16. Write down as many ideas as you can in five minutes. 

17. Take a nap. 

18. Get plenty of sleep. 

19. Open the dictionary and write a story from the first word you see.

20. Ask how is this problem like an avalanche, or a zombie. 

21. Learn a new language. 

22. Learn to play a musical instrument. 

23. Make drawings of your ideas. 

24. Take your work to a coffee shop.

25. Take a drive with the windows open. 

26. Force yourself to smile all day. 

27. Get up early and watch the sunrise.

Need more inspiration? Buy my book, Born Creative: Free Your Mind, Free Yourself.   Born Creative


About the Author

Harry Hoover
Harry Hoover is a partner in My Creative Team, the agency that makes Fortune 1000 clients look good. His communications career spans 35 years and runs the gamut from print and broadcast journalism, government and corporate communications to advertising and public relations agencies. He is the author of Born Creative: Free Your Mind, Free Yourself and Moving to Charlotte: The Un-Tourist Guide.

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  1. nice and very useful

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