Last updated on August 17th, 2021
The hustle and bustle of daily life can take a toll on your mental and emotional well-being, gravely affecting your creativity. And with increasing work pressure and the never-ending list of household chores, finding some creative inspiration can seem like a far-fetched dream. Luckily, there are a few habits that can ignite your imagination and help you think outside the box. Read on to know more about ways to keep your right brain sharp!
1. Fit ‘Relaxing’ Into Your Schedule
When was the last time you took some time out of your busy schedule to relax (and do nothing)? If you don’t remember, then it is the right time to let your hair down and put your feet up to enjoy some ‘me-time’. Think of simple activities like going out for a walk, engaging in outdoor activities like gardening, reading books, or even stirring up a new dish (basically anything that helps you relax!).
We all know, clutter affects our mental health. Clearing out junk and organizing your stuff can make room in your mind for new ideas, ultimately boosting your creativity. So, if there’s clutter waiting at home, we suggest you address it on priority. Decluttering makes us feel lighter, making room for creative ideas.
3. Dedicate a space for creativity
Having an assigned space for introspection will help center your creative thoughts. Don’t get worried if you don’t have an entire room at your disposal to set up a creative spot. Even a tiny corner in your bedroom will do!
4. Surround yourself with inspirational things
Creativity is very subjective. So, take out some time to surround yourself with art and decor that rouses your creative side at home. No matter what’s on trend, fill up your space with inspiring things like books, photography, artwork, and whatever else that energizes your creative soul to help improve your artistic ability.
5. Move furniture around
When was the last time you changed the layout of your room? If it’s been a while, then try moving the furniture pieces around into a different arrangement. Our brains quickly adapt to our surrounding and sprucing up the interiors can have a significant impact on our creativity. Moreover, moving furniture around not only allows you to see the room in a whole new light but also inspires you to be creative.
6. Listen to music
Did you know that Albert Einstein always attributed his creativity to listening to Mozart? Music helps our brain function better and boosts creative thinking. So, no matter how hectic your schedule is, take out some time to listen to music that soothes your soul. Even if you’re not in a good mood, music can have a positive effect on your auditory senses. So, have a power playlist prepared to listen to whenever you require a creative push.
7. Exercise Daily
Working out helps the body to relax, and frees the mind. So, it’s less taxing to find solutions to problems and think new thoughts.