We all experience times of great creativity. Our ideas flow in a seemingly unending outpouring of genius. Then, the switch goes off. We can’t buy a great idea and we’re stuck. How do we find our creative muse? Here are my top 10 ways to ensure the ideas keep coming.
1. The morning routine – get up early. It is well documented that early risers are the most productive and feel the most in control of their lives. While I am not the most creative in the morning, it gives me time to knock out menial tasks allowing me to focus on what really matters – my personal projects. I am much more creative when busywork isn’t looming over my head. - http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2005/05/how-to-become-an-early-riser/ - www.huffingtonpost.com/tracey-marks-md/morning-person_b_864377.htm
2. Nutrition – We as creatives rely on our minds, and our minds rely on fuel. Putting garbage in the body correlates directly to a foggy brain. While the ideal situation would be to live completely on 100% organic natural foods free of pesticides, hormones and preservatives, not all of us have access to this type of nutrition (sadly) or can afford the organic premium price. Continue reading