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5 Unexpected Ways To Spark Your Creative Genius

Hannah Kim

"The great, 18th-century poet Friedrich Schiller, liked to have a smell of rotten apples on nose hand when manifesting his masterpieces.

Exhale: You needn't keep a compost of spoiled fruit around to do something great. While a strike of creative genius can't necessarily be forced, there are a few clever ways to get your juices flowing.."

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  • Hillary Newman

    Great list! What do you do to spark creativity?

    I like changing my scenery, which can even involve taking a trip to get inspired. It's hard to go somewhere, see new things, meet new people, taste new foods, and not feel inspired.

    • Hannah Kim

      Recently I've discovered that writing helps me become creative. When I'm distracted by the Internet and my to-do lists, it's hard for me to be creative. Writing helps me calm my mind down and as I keep going I get more creative!
      Traveling is such a good idea too- changing your surroundings is a great way to shake things up and remind you of the infinite possibilities your life and the universe holds. did this get weird? maybe