Saturday, June 11, 2011

33 Ways to Stay Creative

I Love love love this. My recent blog post "Creative Fuel" is about finding inspiration and staying creative, much like this list. While I believe in all of these, the ones I'm most interested in (at least for today) are, #3, #5, #11, #18, #23, #24, #25, #29, & #33. I hope you find these as useful as I do, and I hope you're getting out there and finding creative inspiration!

1. Make Lists
2. Carry a notebook Everywhere
3. Try free writing
4. Get away from the computer
5. Be otherworldly
6. Quit beating yourself up
7. Take breaks
8. Sing in the shower
9. Drink coffee/tea
10. Know your roots
11. Listen to new music
12. Be open
13. Surround yourself with creative people
14. Get feedback
15. Collaborate
16. Don't give up
17. Practice, practice, practice
18. Allow yourself to make mistakes
19. Go somewhere new
20. Watch foreign films
21. Count your blessings
22. Get lots of rest
23. Take risks
24. Break the rules
25. Do more of what makes you happy
26. Don't force it
27. Read a page of the dictionary
28. Create a framework
29. Stop trying to be someone else's perfect
30. Got an idea? Write it down
31. Clean your workspace
32. Have fun
33. Finish something

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