Wednesday, July 25, 2012

30 Secrets for Staying Creative

Morning Pages by Lani
Adapted from Hogret the relentless experimenter How to stay creative

  1. Make lots of lists (like 14 Secrets for a Happy Artist's Life)
  2. Be very kind to yourself, you are doing the best you can
  3. Take as many delightful breaks as possible
  4. Sing in the shower
  5. Learn to be your own barista, and make your own creative cafe environment.
  6. Learn about your roots
  7. Always ask "What if …?"
  8. Risk absurdity and humor as much as possible
  9. Rock the boat as much as possible, it's how a culture grows
  10. Surround yourself with creative people
  11. Find ways to collaborate with others
  12. Never give up
  13. Always practice
  14. Make lots of mistakes, sometimes your best work will appear in a mistake
  15. Find new places, take new paths, try new ideas
  16. Watch foreign films
  17. Create new rules
  18. Start a gratitude list
  19. Get lots of rest
  20. Be your own myth
  21. Do more of what makes you happy more often
  22. Try going with the flow of the river sometimes
  23. Keep a notebook with you for ideas
  24. Try removing clutter from your workspace
  25. Have more fun
  26. Learn something new
  27. Make a visual pinboard
  28. Always be curious
  29. Play often 
  30. Create a list of ways to stay creative and share it with others!

1 comment:

Unknown said...

I think you've started something great w/ this post and list making! :)