What do you need to be creative?

Just as our creativity flows out in different ways (painting, dancing, song, cooking, sewing, blogging, clever tweets…), what we each need to be at our most creative is different, too.

Some of us prefer a cluttered environment for unexpected juxtapositions; some of us don’t.

Some of us like a buzz of people around us; some of us prefer solitude and silence.

Some of us like lots of colour and shiny things; some of us prefer minimalist mono-chrome.

Some of us like oils; some of us like acrylics; some of us prefer coloured pencils; others prefer to sing.

And none of us are wrong!

If you are wanting to boost your creativity, do take some time to think about what conditions your muse – your soul – might prefer.

It’s okay to experiment.

It’s okay to have different needs to everyone else you know.

There’s no wrong way of being creative (well, as long as you’re not hurting someone!)


Here’s my list:

(I brainstormed, then wrote it out ‘all nice like’ and stuck it on my studio pinboard so I can’t easily ignore it!)


What does your list look like?



Author: verdant1

belly dancer, mother, student, public servant, shaman, knitter, sister, feminist, gardener and a lot more...

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