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Using lessons from creative writing to improve creative thinking skills!

Train Your Brain to be Creative Louisa Dang

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Using lessons from creative writing to improve creative thinking skills!

    STOP... for creativity!

    STOP... for creativity!

    We talk about putting the brakes on thinking to give your brain a mini vacation. Yoga nidra is a great, easy meditation to help you do just that!

    Links to yoga nidra:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=7H0FKzeuVVs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfIikxpis9s

    What is Ayurveda? 

    https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/aa116840spec

    • 6 min
    Mapping your creative brain!

    Mapping your creative brain!

    We all have that inner critic that tries to sabotage us. Learn an easy exercise from creative writing that will help you rein in that unwanted critic!

    Related Link about how inner critic kills creativity: 

    https://psychcentral.com/blog/the-biggest-killer-of-creativity/

    • 6 min
    Creative problem solving

    Creative problem solving

    Creativity, whether in the form of a quilt or a home-cooked meal, often happens when we need to solve a problem.

    Related Link: 

    https://www.antiquequiltdating.com/String_Quilts_Match_the_Economic_Times,_Past_and_Present.html

    • 5 min
    Feng Shui for creativity

    Feng Shui for creativity

    Have you heard of Fung Shui? Learn how to use this ancient Chinese philosophy to help shift your brain into a creative mindset!

    Related links: 

    https://www.thespruce.com/feng-shui-your-children-and-creativity-area-1274425

    https://creativelivingworks.com/posts/feng-shui.php

    • 6 min
    The art of Zentagle!

    The art of Zentagle!

    Think you can't draw? Well, anyone can draw using the Zentagle method. It's an easy, fun way to create artistic-looking designs!

    Related links for more info: 

    https://feltmagnet.com/drawing/How-to-Create-a-Great-Zendoodle

    https://mymodernmet.com/zentangle-art/

    • 6 min
    Write it down

    Write it down

    How can the act of writing on paper help train your brain to think creatively? You'll find out in this episode! 

    Link to the Forbes article mentioned: 

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/nancyolson/2016/05/15/three-ways-that-writing-with-a-pen-positively-affects-your-brain/#2176d1685705

    • 5 min

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