Creativity

GUEST POST: One artist shares her experience using painting as a way to understand and tackle deep-seated emotional conflicts. Now she helps others find strength in their own creative voice.

November is National Novel Writing Month. But before you start typing your way to a Pulitzer, remember that creative projects aren’t just about achieving fame. Here’s how thinking creatively can make us happier, healthier people.

Occasional boredom isn't something to be avoided. Turns out, being bored once in a while is a pretty powerful way to get creative juices flowing and even promote career advancement.
Warm weather plus longer days and more free time equals the perfect recipe for a picnic. Take the outdoor eating experience to the next level (and keep grass out of your food) with this simple DIY project.

Spending time with Mother Nature may do more than provide some fresh air. A new study suggests hiking could unlock our inner creativity.

Gaze at something green; swig some whiskey; sit outside a box. Find out how these and other tips help bring out our most creative selves.

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Think exercise takes time out of the day? Think again. A midday sweat session can lead to getting more sh!t done.

Getting a little inebriated isn’t just for kicks (or drunk texting). A new study suggests knocking back a few may help when we need some creative inspiration.

Learn to love that alarm clock. Morning people may be healthier and happier than the rest of us.

There’s a sweet way to up productivity and happiness during the workday — and when we say “sweet,” we’re talking about the way it smells. Learn the pretty way to brighten the mood and boost creativity at work.

You’re beautiful, no matter what they say — and far from bringing you down, new studies find rejection might actually stimulate creativity. Take that, high school bullies!

Gaze at something green; swig some whiskey; sit outside a box. Find out how these and other tips help bring out our most creative selves.

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