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 express your creativity in everyday … [Read more...] about Your Creative Self
"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 … [Read more...] about Creativity is Suffering
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 on it. Next, you will need to make several small circles … [Read more...] about Create an Emotion Wheel
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 questions can be a good place to start … [Read more...] about Be You
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 was made up...it's just how he saw life. This activity … [Read more...] about Write your Life
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 exercise of doodling do … [Read more...] about Doodle for Inspiration
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 of paper or canvas, paints, markers, … [Read more...] about Creative Emotions
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 of paper. Pick one of the … [Read more...] about A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words….
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 to ponder each day. Dreams are our … [Read more...] about What are Your Dreams Telling 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 not listened to before. Find a … [Read more...] about What Does the Music Say to You?
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. Choose a color that is … [Read more...] about Scribble your Emotions
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 also helpful in journaling. If you have an issue that you … [Read more...] about Creativity and Word Association