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  • as Children.

  • We are highly creative and imaginative.

  • Beings were constantly acting on our impulses, speaking our thoughts out loud as they pop into our heads and letting our imaginations inform a lot of our actions.

  • But as we grow older were taught to control these impulses.

  • They still occur to us, but we often ignore them or keep them to ourselves.

  • And this is generally a good thing.

  • Ah, world without impulse control would be a pretty chaotic place.

  • But how do we rediscover that impulsive, free flowing creativity?

  • We experienced his Children after saying no to our impulses for most of our lives, it could be difficult to start following them again.

  • In a creative sense.

  • One way you can reduce your inhibition is through free writing.

  • Free writing is an exercise where you write continuously for a certain amount of time without worrying about the topic or it being correct.

  • The final result may not always make a whole lot of sense on paper, but the process frees up your mind and allows you to tap into your impulses rather than thinking too much.

  • It's also important to remind yourself that perfection does not exist.

  • There is no one correct answer to any creative problem.

  • If you're trying to find the right way to do something, you're limiting your creative potential and probably shutting down a good number of your impulses.

  • Simply remind yourself that there are no right or wrong answers, and you may just find it easier to access your creative impulses.

  • Another habit that could help is using the phrase yes, and when you get a creative impulse rather than pushing it away or saying no, try saying yes, and instead this phrase encourages you to not only accept an idea but to also expand on it.

  • For example, let's say you're writing a story, and an idea pops into your head to give the main character and identical twins.

  • Then you flesh this idea out and realize that it could lead to an interesting plot twist later on.

  • In the story, The yes and mindset allows you to take impulses you might have initially ignored and give them consideration and room to grow.

  • Creativity plays a role in so many aspects of our day to day lives.

  • Following your creative impulses can potentially help improve things like your work performance and your ability to collaborate and problem solve.

  • It can also help you to reduce negativity and self criticism.

  • It's easy to get stuck in a pattern of worrying that your ideas aren't good enough for that.

  • People won't like them.

  • But if you're able to trust and follow your impulses, it can help you to bypass those mental barriers and rediscover your untapped creativity.

  • G c f global creating opportunities for a better life.

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Following Your Creative Impulses

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/01
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