Being creative and what to do with your creativity is something I think about and talk about quite a lot. But even before you start thinking about the ‘how’ , you have to believe that you are creative in the first place. People often say to me, ‘Oh, I’m not creative.’ When I hear that, it both saddens and angers me because all humans are creative beings. Our creativity is one of the main things to differentiate us from the rest of the animal kingdom. Our creativity comes from our unique ability to be conscious of our thoughts, of the very fact that we have thoughts, and to imagine. We all can do that, if we believe we can.
The NY Times ran an excellent ‘primer’ on being creative called How To Be Creative, published on January 16 2020, and written by Matt Richtel. The first rule: Give yourself permission.
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