Month: June 2012

The Paradox of Boredom and Creativity | Creative Thinking

The Paradox Of Boredom & Creativity

picture of a bored womanIs it possible that boredom can really help our creativity?

Jonathan Field’s book on Uncertainty points out from his research that most successful and creative people have a different attitude to boredom. In fact they embrace it and ritualise many of their banal activities.
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The Paradox of Boredom and Creativity | Creative Thinking

Connect With Your Creative Dream

Picture of beautiful thoughtful womanWe get so busy in our day-to-day life, with all the doing and actions and daily chores, that we can quickly lose sight of the BIG PICTURE. What’s it all for? What are you working towards?

If you don’t know where you’re going, how will you know when you get there?
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The Paradox of Boredom and Creativity | Creative Thinking

You Dont Have To Be An Artist To Be Creative

photograph of an ice cubeImagine that a block of ice has been set on your desk. Now describe it. Square, clear and cold, right!

Next, consider it from different points of view: If you were trekking across Death Valley, that ice could quench your thirst; a doctor could use it to reduce a patient’s fever; a madman could use it to crack a victim’s skull; and an engineer could boil it to produce steam for a turbine.
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