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WAYS TO UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVE GENIUS (PROVEN)

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Page 1: 9 (Proven) Ways To Unleash Your Creative Genius

WAYS TO

UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVE GENIUS

(PROVEN)

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STUCK IN A CREATIVE JAM

DO YOU EVER FIND YOURSELF

?

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NOT ALONE YOU’RE CERTAINLY

!

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of content marketers report lacking inspiration for the majority of their

creative projects.

OVER 90%

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of tools and tactics to release your inner Da Vinci and get back on track with

awesome content ideas!

HERE’S A LIST

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BE TIRED 1.

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Believe it or not, being creative is easier at non-optimal times.

For instance, if you’re a morning person, your best

ideas will come in the evening.

A tired brain is more distracted

and less focused. It’s easier for it to see things in different ways.

Source : upenn.edu

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WORK OUT 2.

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Studies suggest that those who exercise are more productive than

those who don’t.  

“Sweat is like WD-40 for your mind-–it lubricates the rusty hinges of your brain and makes your thinking more fluid. Exercise allows your conscious mind to access fresh ideas

that are buried in the subconscious.”  

-Psychology Today

Source : ric.edu

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PLAY NOISE 3.

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Forget silence or Mozart…

Ambient noises like rain, static, or what you find at a cafe, are ideal for broader and less focused thinking.

Try apps like Coffitivity or RainyCafe to generate creativity-enhancing background noise.

Source : jstor.org

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TRAVEL 4.

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A change of scenery is another great method for coming up with

new ideas.

College students, for instance, have been known to perform better after

travelling abroad.  

Source : psycnet.apa.org

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DIM THE LIGHT 5.

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If the light around you is softer, you’re are more likely to be

creative.

This is due to a subconscious feeling.

“…darkness elicits a feeling of being free from constraints and triggers a risky, explorative processing style.”

Source : sciencedirect.com

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BLUE & GREEN 6.

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A glimpse of certain colors can help with specific tasks.

red = detail-oriented

green/blue = creativity

Source : ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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SET LIMITS 7.

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Surprise! Counterintuitively, constraints can actually increase

your creative output.

You know how having a blank page in front of you feels.

Having less choices or resources forces you to think in new ways.

Source : fastcocreate.com

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HAVE A MESSY DESK 8.

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A not-so-tidy desk can encourage creative thinking.

It makes you avoid classic ideas and

experiment with newer ones.

Source : pss.sagepub.com

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TRY THESE APPS 9.

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Oflow Offers hundreds of proven creativity

techniques.

Coda A crowd-sourced app for creative writing.

75 Tools for Creative Thinking Offers dozens of inspirational ideas.

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