Let Your Creative Spirit Flow
By Mary Beth Maziarz
When it’s flowing freely, creativity feels like the easiest thing in the world. Idea builds upon idea, and action steps naturally fall into place. We’re a little braver than usual, a little wiser than we’ve noticed in the past. There’s a certainty to our thoughts and actions that just feels right.
On the other hand, when we’re not feeling creative, everything feels harder. So how do you pull yourself out of the creative doldrums and get back into the flow? Start by priming the pump of inspiration. Here are ten simple and practical ways to stimulate the creative process in your own life
Mary Beth Maziarz is the author of Kick-Ass Creativity: An Energy Makeover for Artists, Explorers, and Creative Professionals (Hampton Roads Publishing). She is also a professional songwriter and performer whose music has appeared on more than fifty television shows and films (including "Joan of Arcadia," "Everwood," and "Party of Five"). She even appeared as herself on an episode of Dawson’s Creek, and has performed as an opener for the legendary Etta James.