Self-Care 12 Week Challenge (Week 10)

Week 10 ChallengeCreativity

Creativity is defined as the use of the imagination or original ideas. Being creative can  make ups happier and healthier and also relieves stress in a number of ways:

  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Reduces negative emotions
  • Improves well-being by increasing positive energy
  • Helps you feel calm and happy

Using our creativity is very similar to meditation in a number of ways including, time seems to disappear and we tend to forget any problems or challenges we may face.

Creative Ideas

  • Visit a museum
  • Read classic literature
  • Use your hands
  • Star gaze
  • Cloud watch
  • Work on a Jigsaw puzzle
  • Take photos while out on a walk
  • Go to a park
  • Read poems
  • Work on crossword puzzles

Links to articles on boosting your creativity

3 Easy Exercises To Boost Your Creativity

3 Exercises to Improve Your Creative Thinking Skills

10 Mental Blocks to Creativity

10 Surprising Ways To Transform Your Creative Thinking

10 ways to Boost Your Creativity in Less Than 10 Minutes

33 Surprising Ways to Boost Creativity

A 3 Minute Exercise to Spark Your Creativity

Boost Creativity: 7 Unusual Psychological Techniques

Exercises for Creative Thinking

Test Your Creativity: 5 Classic Creative Challenges



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