9 Most Important Tips to Cultivate Creativity
According to the theory of left-brain or right-brain dominance, the brain's hemispheres are associated with two distinct functions. A person who is ‘left-brained’ is logical, and analytical, while a person who is ‘right-brained’ is intuitive, thoughtful and creative.
1. Devote Time to Creativity
Developing the skill of creativity, like with any other skill, needs time. Do devote time to creativity. Honor its flow and its magic. Allow it to become your Life Force. Train Creativity daily.
2. Ask Questions, Stay Curious and Inquisitive, Be Gratful
People who are curious, persistent, who experiment, make mistakes and are willing to take risks have the courage to be creative. The ones who are grateful for what they got know how to appreciate life. Challenge and explore the world around you and always give yourself time and space for reflection. We are constantly bombarded by ready made 'solutions’, have courage to be creatve.
3. Practice Silence
Creative minds need to stay isolated from the formulas given by society, seeking for the answers in most unpredictable places, within the silence of meditation. The meditation has no thoughts, no feelings, no images. Entering meditation, you enter the pure consciousness.
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4. Do not separate learing from Life
Allow Life to be Your Guiding Force into the centre of Creativity. Creativity is a Life Force and a State of Being, if properly respected and trained, it will connect you with the qualities of Love, Inspiration, Beauty.
5. Use the Stream of Consciousness Writing or Write Poetry
Let your soul and intuition express the subtle inner relationships within your life through poetry and stream of consciousness writing. Awake creativity, and imagination through the unobstracted, unstructured early morning writing.
6. Practice Music and Arts
Researches show that artists are more likely to use both hemispheres of their brain. Stay within the Creative Flow. To be creative we choose to be different from everyone else. Learning the skill of creativity is about learning to challenge the existing.
7. Spend Time in Nature
Beauty of any flower pattern connects us with the forever present field of Life Force that has an amazing mathematical intelligence that pulsates through all living beings. Our state of consciousness is very different when we try to cross a crowded street in a metropola and when we contemplate a shape of a tree in the middle of a mountain path.
8. Challenge Existing Beliefs
Challenge the beliefs about the world and the machinery that makes it work. Ask questions, free your mind and think, research, listen to inspiring people and create your-own opinion.
Challenge existing beliefs, create your-own practice that breaks stereotypes. Walk backwards, wear different socks, 'strange' colors, dance in t he middle of a street, meditate, say 'hello' to everyone you meet, become a vegetarian, etc.
9. Get Inspired and Share Inspiration within Rich and Stimulating Environments
A mind will expand when we are open to the new possibilities, when we stay full of wonder and when we are inspired by nature, events and people. Share this inspiration further. This is possible if you Live in the Present Moment. Do not separate learning from life; learn constantly, and access the creative flow within you getting inspired from the world around you.
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We have an extraordinary potential to transform ourselves and tap into our highest potential.