What’s inside the box?


We are always asking about what’s inside the box, at the time that Creativity lies outside.
Many people think that creativity is a mysterious trait like charisma, you either have it or you don’t. The received wisdom is that creativity is one of those elusive arts that must be a birthright, and can’t be taught.

We are all naturally creative and, like every other skill, some people have more natural talent than others. However, everyone can increase his or her creativity, just as everyone can increase his or her musical or athletic ability, with appropriate training and focused practice. We can all learn tools and techniques that enhance creativity and build environments that foster innovation. Creativity is a different connection which you can make among some existing elements. It’s all about, how you are seeing these elements.

So, What should you do to be “CREATIVE”?

1- Imagination:
Creativity relies on imagination, the conscious representation of what is not immediately present to the senses. For Example, Close your eyes and Imagine that you are an Alien, who can discover the universal phenomena before it arrives at the planet, then you enter to your shuttle to take a coffee break before getting out to swim in the space.

2- Inspiration:
Inspiration is the best way to creativity, so, Try to get inspiration from everything around you, a video, a book, a piece of music, or even a daily situation. Everything can be a great story if you stared at it.
3- Thinking:
When you are seeking for “ A creative idea “, Stop Thinking of it, Do something different, and it will be born in your mind accidentally and then it will blow up.

4 -Routine:
Routine always kills Creativity, because it’s the worst enemy of Creative thinking, so don’t miss to break the routine with something new, even it’s so simple as walking at new street every day.
5- Practicing:
Creativity is like any muscle in your body, the more you practice, the stronger it becomes. Make it a daily task, to think, meditate and inspire daily.

6- Music:
Scientists found out that music not only can fix the memory loss, but also they discovered that, the links between music and creativity are well established.
Listening to Mozart’s sonata, for example, temporarily increases spatial intelligence. Find stimulating and enjoyable complex music to listen to, and let it refresh your mind.

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