29 Ways to Stay Creative

1. Make Lists
2. Carry a notebook everywhere
3. Try free writing (look this up, ‘The Artist’s Way’, very good for problem solving and clarifications)
4. Get away from the computer
5. Quit beating yourself up
6. Take breaks
7. Sing in the shower
8. Drink coffee or tea (11yr+…. I started at 11)
9. Listen to music  (http://grooveshark.com)
10. Be Open
11. Surround yourself with creative people (and mentors)
12. Get feedback
13. Collaborate
14. Don’t give up
15. Practice, practice, practice
16. Allow yourself to make mistakes
17. Go somewhere new
18. Count your blessings
19. Get lots of rest
20. Take risks
21. Break the rules
22. Don’t force it
23. Read a page of the dictionary
24. Create a framework
25. Stop trying to be someone else’s perfect
26. Got an idea? Write it down
27. Clean your workspace
28. Have fun
29. Finish something.

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