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Your Creative Self

For this creative activity, you will need a piece of paper and a writing instrument of your choice. Please take a few moments to think about the following questions. How would you define what creativity means to you personally? How does the creative spirit live inside you? How do you…

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Creativity is Suffering

“Given that Adobe just released the latest version of its wildly popular Creative Suite line of products including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, it’s no surprise the company would play up the need for a more hospitable climate for experimentation. But the study’s findings do indicate that people worldwide feel unfulfilled…

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Create an Emotion Wheel

Many times emotions are what are blocking our creativity. This quick and fun activity can help you understand your emotions and help you recognize emotions in others. To start you will need a piece of paper. You can cut it into the shape of a circle or draw a circle…

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Be You

Sometimes the very thing that is causing a lack of creativity in our lives is ourselves. We hold ourselves back for many different reasons; it could be because we are afraid to change, fearful we will be ridiculed, or we may be troubled by the thought of failure. The following…

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Write your Life

Have you ever met someone who could tell a story about something mundane or simple and create an elaborate version that sucked you in almost as quickly as he or she began?   His stories inspired you and made you feel alive and they were all based on fact…none of it…

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Doodle for Inspiration

Doodling can allow our intuition to express itself to us in the form of symbolism. Interpreting these symbols can help relay messages that we have overlooked with our conscious mind. Doodling can be a wonderful exercise to unlock our inner creativity and let our unconscious minds be heard. For the…

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Creative Emotions

Art can be very therapeutic. This exercise helps with unlocking your creativity through emotions. Many times a block in creativity may be due to an emotional issue you are dealing with. This activity invites you to embrace your emotions and come to terms with them. You will need a sheet…

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words….

Surfing the web, I came upon a wonderful site that explores creativity. The following activity was adopted from an exercise on this site. For more information or additional pictures to work on after this exercise, the website is linked below. For this activity you will need a pencil and piece…

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What are Your Dreams Telling You?

Humans spend approximately 1/3 of their lives sleeping. While sleeping our brains are hard at work sorting through all of the input it has taken in during the day. You can harness this information to unlock your creativity by keeping a dream journal. A dream journal will give you symbols…

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What Does the Music Say to You?

This exercise can be very powerful in unlocking your imagination and getting your creativity flowing. Music is considered to be very therapeutic. For this activity it is best to find music that is either very relaxing or classical in genre, does not have lyrics, and if possible, one you have…

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Scribble your Emotions

Here’s a little creative fun for the weekend. This exercise will help unlock your creativity by helping you gain self awareness and perspective. You will need a piece of paper and crayons. This is an energy drawing, so before you get started take a moment to think about how you are feeling.…

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Creativity and Word Association

The mind is known to store information by association. Why not try association in way that not only can unlock creative blocks but also can be a lot of fun. For this exercise you will need a pencil and a notebook. A thesaurus can also be helpful. This exercise is…

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