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7 Ways To Spark Creativity In A Schedule That Dries You Up

To be honest, this past month I’ve had to literally remind myself to breathe. I’ve always been a person who loves the rush, the busyness, the crazy feeling you get when you’re pulled in three hundred directions and have to work like hell to pull it all off…but yikes. I need a breather, too. You know?

Maybe I’ve always felt the need to prove myself (to others, to my own mind) or maybe I just work better under self-imposed pressure? I don’t know. Regardless, one thing I’m sure of is the fact that no matter how wild my schedule and life gets, I always make time for my passions. And so I wanted to remind you of this:

Being busy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice creativity.

So whether your full-time job is stealing all your time, you’re finding yourself falling asleep before 10 p.m. totally exhausted, or you’re surrounded by people and things that are sucking all the life out of you, here are seven ways you can spark creativity, even when it’s tough. Continue reading

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15 Emotion-Based Writing Prompts For Digging Deep

It’s one thing to write efficiently, it’s entirely different to write effectively, but neither of those would be possible (for creative work) without writing emotionally.

These fifteen prompts will help you to dive into your feelings, challenge you to think deeply about some of the more personal topics in your life, and bridge the gap between your experiences and the characters on the page.

Prepare to be pushed into a more vulnerable realm of thinking and creating. 🙌💡 Continue reading

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9 Writing Prompts For Creating Unique, Diverse Content

The best way to expand your mind creatively is to find prompts that allow you to think outside the box, thus helping you make poems/articles/pieces/art that differs from your typical work. Not only does this give you flexibility in what you can market, sell, freelance, etc., but offers you the opportunity to be challenged—a positive exercise regardless of what you do with the final product.

Here are 9 writing prompts to help you think and produce outside the norm. Continue reading

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8 Tips For Fostering Creativity In Your Daily Life

I get it. You’re busy. You have work, obligations, family, friends, and not enough hours in the day. Trust me when I say I completely understand. There’s just not enough time.

But if you want to build yourself as a creator, writer, artist, musician, etc. you have to make time for what matters—pursuing and working on your craft. And that starts by carving intentional space for this in your daily life. Continue reading