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 21 Ways To Be Relentlessly Creative-part 2
Idea 9: Leave Time And Room For The Gaps
“Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.”- Nikola Tesla

If you thought creativity was all about action and moving forward, you may need to rethink the idea. Before I go asking you to search your creative habits, I confess to making the same mistake of not allowing enough gaps and silence time. I still do it sometimes.

But now I have better awareness to catch it and I hope to think that I now know some other ways and methods to facilitate silence. What I am talking about is getting so caught up in action that you have no time for incubation of new ideas.

The creative stages might look like this even though the order might differ:
Intention
Absorption or scratching as Twyla Tharp calls it
Incubation or infusion where you are letting things settle.
Action or being creative with the new insights
Launch or putting it out there within a meaningful context for people to enjoy.

Of course, the one stage that suffers most is the incubation stage.
You may want immediate creative action and you do not have the time to wait any longer. After all, you have a deadline.
We have been conditioned to operate within deadlines and constraints and that can be a great thing for the creative process.

But excessive pushing might result in using the same material over and over again. You may have to allow breaks and silences to work their magic in the creative process. 
What will CREATIVITY be without the breaks?

“True intelligence operates silently. Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found” – Eckhart Tolle

What will be a canvas be without the white spaces?
What will music be without the pauses?
What will writing be without periods and punctuations?
What will a room be with no empty spaces?
What will life be without reflection and rest?
Brain research has shown the plasticity of the brain to improve and even enhance by good quality sleep and exercise.
Silence or alone time is a wonderful way to get creatively charged and super fired.
Disengaging with the problem and taking a shower or taking a walk is great for the creative process. Any relaxing change in environment and context like taking a bus ride also assists with creative rebooting. The result: enhanced creativity.

Read more here: http://launchyourgenius.com/2015/02/23/relentlessly-creative-2/
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21 Ways To Be Relentlessly Creative-part 2

Idea 8: Defy Tradition And Creative Norms But Understand The Rules

“Creativity is an act of defiance.”― Twyla Tharp 

The major purpose and point of being relentlessly creative is to engage the knowledge and wisdom that you currently have within you and create novel pieces of work.

Think about work that can enrich and enliven your life and that of other people. 

This idea of reaching out in your creative process into the unknown is inherently contradictory. This is because all creativity happens within the confines of a framework, or within a set of rules. 

But once you are on the path of mastery of those rules, you need to be able to defy them and try out your own style.

And you have to step into new patterns and ideas constantly to be highly creative. 

You are asked to learn formally and then you are required to develop a style of your own. 

You have to recognize and bring form to the novel idea from a formless set of patterns and connections. 

As Twyla Tharp rightly points out, creativity is an act of defiance from the established norm. This is your inner rebel saying that you have had enough with the status quo. 

You are not just willing to step outside the box as the cliché says but to create new boxes. But as Tharp says, we need to begin with the box to get past it. 

I have been listening to a wonderful audiobook on the human brain called Your Best Brain by long time brain researcher John Medina. In the audiobook, Medina says that there are two forms of intelligence.
The first form acquired by formal training and knowledge is termed crystallized intelligence. The other creative form of intelligence called fluid intelligence involves improvisation. It involves the stepping out of the established norms.

He gives the example of Miles Davis, one of the greatest Jazz musicians of all time. The legendary Davis attributed his extraordinary improvisation skills to the famous dance and music school Julliard.

Read more here: http://launchyourgenius.com/2015/02/23/relentlessly-creative-2/
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My name is Harish Kumar and I am a writer, scientist, teacher, and personal development blogger. 

Launch Your Genius is dedicated to helping you realize your true potential and purpose. I explore topics such as creativity, innovation, productivity and happiness—as well as the barriers that prevent us from becoming our best selves and doing our best work. 

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