Ready to tackle a project but just need a little push in the creativity area? Keep reading for a few ways to take your own creativity to the next level.
• First of all… trust yourself! Know that you have an ocean of amazing ideas inside your brain and heart and it is up to you to bring those ideas to life. Don’t worry if they are not fleshed out all the way in the beginning. If you allow yourself time to work through your amazing ideas, it will all work out, or it won’t and you move on the the next amazing idea in your head.
• Next, find a comfortable place of safety from which to branch out. Where do you feel the most calm? Is it a coffee shop? Is it your dining room table? Is it a park? Wherever it is, use it! Feel that comfort of place to allow you to be “out there” in other ways. My favorite space changes but right now it is in my little estate sale granny chair with fabric and needle or yarn in my hands.
• Don’t forget to move! Yes, I know you’ve heard it before but any kind of exercise or movement will inspire creativity. Maybe not immediately but the healthier you are, the more your beautiful ideas will flow. Maybe that means you join a yoga class or stepping on a paddle board. For me, right now, that means an elliptical runner and a few weight machines. I know, not the most romantic or natural, but it is what is working for me right now. What is working for you?
• Give yourself a little natural help. Aroma can play a huge part in motivating you and your lovely brain. Try diffusing a little Black Spruce Essential Oil, or some Frankincense to open up your senses and elevate your ideas. Maybe some Lavender to calm you and help you process. There are many other nature-based ways to step up your game. My favorite Essential Oil blend right now is a blend of Black spruce, Geranium, Orange, Lavender, Sage, and Rose.
• Last, but most certainly not least, is this: DON’T BE AFRAID TO FAIL! It happens to every creative person from time to time. And that means you too. One of my favorite sayings is “feel the fear and do it anyway”. Messing up a creative idea will not end the world. It might feel crummy for a while, but it also might lead you to your next incredible idea!