We are now past Groundhog Day; so at most, six weeks of winter. Here, we have had 60 degree temperatures, and none below 40 for some time. Still, with Spring comes everything new, and possibilities. Everyone can have a Renaissance. So, here are 33 Ways to Stay Creative, sent to me anonymously via snail mail;
1. Make lists
2. carrry a notebook everywhere
3. try free writing
4. get away from the computer
5. be otherwordly
6. quit beating yourself up
7. take breaks
8, sing in the shower
9. drink coffee/tea
10. know your roots
11. listen to new music
12. be open [as my husband says, "once a philospher, twice a pervert"
13. surround yourself with creative people
14. get feedback
16. don't give up
17. practice, practice, practice
18. allow yourself to makemistakes
19. go somewhere new
20. watch foreign films
21. count your blessings
23. take risks
24. break the rules
25. do more of what makes you happy
26. don't force it
27. read a page of the dictionary
28. create a framework
29. stop trying to be someone else's perfect
30. got an idea? write it down.
31. clean your workspace
32 have fun
33. finish something
My hand is bothering me again, so I'm sorry for any typos, but the spirit is there. Today is the 4th memorial for my mother; it will be a difficult day. I thojught of something with something positive that she would approve of. Take care.
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