Train Your Brain to be CreativeNov 08, 2020
STOP... for creativity!
We talk about putting the brakes on thinking to give your brain a mini vacation. Yoga nidra is a great, easy meditation to help you do just that!
Links to yoga nidra:
What is Ayurveda?
Mapping your creative brain!
We all have that inner critic that tries to sabotage us. Learn an easy exercise from creative writing that will help you rein in that unwanted critic!
Related Link about how inner critic kills creativity:
Creative problem solving
Creativity, whether in the form of a quilt or a home-cooked meal, often happens when we need to solve a problem.
Feng Shui for creativity
Have you heard of Fung Shui? Learn how to use this ancient Chinese philosophy to help shift your brain into a creative mindset!
The art of Zentangle
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Write it down
How can the act of writing on paper help train your brain to think creatively? You'll find out in this episode!
Link to the Forbes article mentioned:
Kids and Creativity!
Lisa and I discuss an article that describes how motherhood affects creativity and share our thoughts on how children help you see things from a new perspective. (Apologizes for sound quality near the end; we are both getting used to the podcast technology!)
Link to Atlantic article: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/09/how-motherhood-affects-creativity/539418/
Creativity is more than a hair color
Today, we talk about what it means to be "creative" and how every job can have aspects of creativity. And we do a short "first line" exercise to help get that creative part of your brain moving!
Link to info. about Temple Grandin: http://www.templegrandin.com/
Train Your Brain to be Creative -- Exercise 1
Writers Louisa and Lisa host short episodes designed to kick-start your creativity!
Being creative means problem solving, developing new ideas, looking at life from a unique perspective -- all valuable workplace skills. Join us every week for five-minute exercises, reading suggestions, and much more!