One question. What’s the biggest thing you’ve learn about creativity? Joe Cavazos answers: “Creativity is pretty laid back, she goes and comes when she wants. However, she will always be there as long as I’m willing to chase her.”
As soon as you attempt anything worth doing, you’ll encounter haters. Haters hate because they disagree with you, they’re jealous of you or they fear change. They’re vocal. They’re intimidating. But we can’t be afraid of haters.
I’m not a split personality! And neither am I! I know Multiple Personality Disorder is a debilitating condition. But imagine if we could switch out personalities whenever we wanted. Imagine the creative potential we’d harness from the different temperaments and perspectives we could access.
Are you obsessed with your creativity? You should be. Start there. But now that you’re obsessed…it’s time to take a break.
Look at the universe. Our galaxy is a speck within the universe. Our planet is a speck within the galaxy. You are a speck within our planet. Now what are you stressed about? What’s blocking your creativity?
One question. What’s the biggest thing you’ve learn about creativity? Stephen Brewster answers: “Creativity takes time, effort and hustle. It’s more sweat than it is magic.”
Success! You’ve conquered adversity and created something awesome. Oh no…now people are expecting you to do it again. What if you can’t produce something as good? What if your next project is a complete failure? Now you’re petrified. You’re scared to attempt anything. You’re afraid you can’t measure up to your past success.
I’m a liar. In fifth grade I decided to reinvent myself. So I spun a story explaining that I was Australian. And I had been too ashamed to tell people because I was adopted. So from then on I spoke with a fake Australian accent and was mister dramatic. It got me some attention for…
I ran across these real life Power-Up Box pieces of art while researching for another blog. I had to smile. Can you believe someone actually got arrested for placing these things in public?! Apparently a bomb-squad was called in.
My most recent creativity block: Overexcitement block. This is the kind of block that comes from so much excitement about new projects and possibilities, that you fail to find inspiration for the everyday tasks. Let me explain.