10 Rules for Unstoppable Creativity

Everyone can create. Everyone is creating.

1. Don’t do anything you don’t want to do.

Connections are the core of creativity. You can’t connect what you can’t see.

2. Take time to see before you create.

Despite your faithfulness to the vision, what you create will emerge not as your vision, but as itself.

3. Reject ideas that come from ego.

How do you know if an idea is from the true self before you start creating?

You put yourself in an imaginary vacuum.

4. Remember that creation is transformation.

It’s far more difficult to transform out of raw material than it is to create out of thin air.

5. Honor your raw materials; they are your boundaries.

But boundaries make your creative ability stronger. Boundaries force you to find more connections.

6. Don’t give up.

There’s a place, however, that feels like going backwards. You’ve been there before, and you’ll be there again.

7. Trust the creative process.

Every failure, every attempt, every moment you’re ashamed of has something to teach you. So does every victory. It has all taught you.

8. Let creativity permeate your life.

You must see in your mind how to jump before you jump, hear in your mind how a note sounds before you can sing it.

9. Focus on your next move.

Your plan is relevant only if it is flexible, because reality will flex. You are the one flexing it.

10. Be aware of your creative partners.

The idea of originality is the quicksand of the creative landscape. It will suck you in and you will be lost forever to real creativity.

Life is an experiment | All this and more: https://tinyurl.com/y54maxgv |☠️ Sweary☠️

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