In the previous article of this series, we talked about the importance of balancing your creative input and output. In this article, we’re just looking at the input, and then discussing the importance of balancing it.
When moving from good to great, creatives need to be conscious of their consumption habits. An imbalance of input vs. output can lead to some major issues. This isn’t a problem that can be solved prescriptively. This takes a measure of intra-personal intellect.
Today I’m beginning a series on a concept I like to call your creative metabolism. In this article, I’m going to break down the essential concepts, and in the following blogs, I will dive deeper into each.
These social pages share new and great goodies from YourCreativeWell.com, and also curate the best content on creativity from around the web. My goal is to make sure you have more creative inspiration than you know what to do with.
I’ve heard it said that the most valuable land is a graveyard. Thousands of people die every day, taking a lifetime worth of unexplored ideas with them. Poems unwritten, philosophies unexpressed, melodies uncomposed.
Ideas are the seeds of all great creations. They’re the building blocks we use to create new and innovative experiences. But just as creativity is a function of our minds that must be cultivated, so does our ability to generate ideas.
I’ve talked about why it’s important to capture your ideas and why you should do so in the moment. But some hold fast to the notion that if the idea is worth recording, you’ll remember it. If you’re in that camp, this is definitely for you.
Some of us don’t have the luxury of joining an in-person critique group or we’re just interested in sharing what we have with others in a simple and intuitive way. WritingFloor.com steps in to bridge this gap.
2013 was my Year of Advancement. I wanted to focus as much energy as I could into becoming a better person mentally, spiritually and physically. But physically I did little. So, finally, as we embrace 2015, I've taken a few "steps" to getting back on the right path.