Creativity Boosters


2022-10-24T01:58:10+00:00November 16th, 2022|Creativity Boosters|

If you think journaling is just for pouring your heart out or keeping tabs on your emotions, think again. The practice actually can benefit just about any area of your life, including your work and creativity.  In fact, this Forbes article touts the creative benefits of journaling for entrepreneurs, stating how jotting down ideas can [...]

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Have dinner with a friend.

2022-10-21T20:55:26+00:00October 21st, 2022|Creativity Boosters|

Or lunch, coffee, happy hour — whatever you like. The point is to connect with someone (a friend, coworker, mentor, etc.) you don’t see every day.  Working — and doing practically everything else — from home has taken a toll on our creativity as a whole, according to a study by researchers at Microsoft. They [...]

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Find a new locale. 

2022-09-19T19:25:16+00:00September 19th, 2022|Creativity Boosters|

Sometimes all you need to spark some creativity is a new view. If you’re used to working in an office or at the kitchen table and feeling like your ideas are stale, switch things up. Pack your laptop bag — don’t forget your charger! — and head to a coffee shop, library, college campus, outdoor [...]

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Update your creative space. 

2022-09-21T16:35:18+00:00August 24th, 2022|Creativity Boosters|

It’s tough to feel creative when you work in a beige box (or in the corner of your bedroom where clean laundry goes to die). Whether you go to an office or work from home, carve out some time to make your creative space feel, well, more creative.  First things first: Get organized. It’s tough [...]

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Take an art class.

2022-07-24T22:04:48+00:00July 24th, 2022|Creativity Boosters|

There’s nothing more quintessentially “creative” than art. But most of us never pick up a colored pencil, paintbrush or brick of sculpting clay after secondary school. Now’s the time, though.  Taking an art class as an adult has all the same benefits it did as a child — stress reduction, improved problem-solving and enhanced creativity. [...]

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2022-06-26T21:48:39+00:00May 25th, 2022|Creativity Boosters|

Time in the kitchen is time well spent. It’s an opportunity to nourish your body, your family relationships and — you guessed it — your creativity.  Every time you cook, you have an opportunity to be creative. Make your own original dish, combine new flavors, iterate on a recipe to make it your own. Letting [...]

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2022-02-28T19:27:50+00:00April 25th, 2022|Creativity Boosters|

It’s easy to shy away from meditation — to think it’s a faddish trend or something for those hippie yogis in your life. But there are lots of approaches to meditation, and sometimes it’s about finding the right one for you.  Through meditation, you can find awareness of your body and mind and a sense [...]

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2022-03-23T04:30:20+00:00February 25th, 2022|Creativity Boosters|

Step outside and look at the night sky. What do you see? What can you imagine?  As we see chaos on Earth, we can find perspective in the stars. We can wonder and awe at the magnitude of the universe. And research tells us that that awe can actually make us kinder, more generous people. [...]

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