33 Ways to Stay Creative

August 26, 2011

You can find inspiration everywhere at @mullenunbound. Just saw this the other day and thought I’d share. Hope these thoughts inspire you too.

  1. Make lists.
  2. Carry a notebook everywhere.
  3. Try free writing.
  4. Get away from the computer.
  5. Be otherworldly.
  6. Quit beating yourself up.
  7. Take breaks.
  8. Sing in the shower.
  9. Drink coffee/tea.
  10. Know your roots.
  11. Listen to new music.
  12. Be open.
  13. Surround yourself with creative people.
  14. Get feedback.
  15. Collaborate.
  16. Don’t give up.
  17. Practice, practice, practice.
  18. Allow yourself to make mistakes.
  19. Go somewhere new.
  20. Watch foreign films.
  21. Count your blessings.
  22. Get lots of rest.
  23. Take risks.
  24. Break the rules.
  25. Do more of what makes you happy.
  26. Don’t force it.
  27. Read a page of the dictionary.
  28. Create a framework.
  29. Stop trying to be someone else’s perfect.
  30. Got an idea? Write it down.
  31. Clean your workspace.
  32. Have fun.
  33. Finish something.


If you think these tips could help someone you know please pass them on!

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  1. Fantastic ideas! Thank you for sharing these.

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  3. tsaw says:

    Don’t forget – never stop learning…

  4. jrdesign says:

    Thanks for the comment. Glad you liked :)

  5. jrdesign says:

    Ahhh… of course. Will add that to the list! Thanks for the comment!

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  7. fastzhong says:

    “stay hungry, stay foolish”
    “minimize your desire”
    forget about the long list, just follow one of these two

  8. Great and true….:-)

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