Lisa A. Kramer

Author, Speaker, Theater Artist, Creativity Facilitator

10 Reasons to Embrace Your Creativity

For some reason, creativity is one of the most misunderstood superpowers that we all have. Yes, its a superpower. If you choose to embrace it, and to strengthen your creative muscles, wonderful things can happen. 

By you, I mean every single one of you. I can hear it now though, many of you are thinking "I'm not creative. I don't have a creative bone in my body."

Those thoughts are born from myths about creativity that come from a society which likes to have control. Things like: 
Creativity is only about creative expression. Creativity can be found (and is needed) in almost every field.
Only certain people are creative. Everyone has the capacity to be creative.
Eureka! Moments A spark of an idea can happen in a flash, but usually creativity builds upon itself, in a long-term process. 
You can't learn/teach creativity. Creativity is a muscle that can be strengthened, and an innate ability we all can access. 

If you are not yet convinced, here are ten reasons to embrace more creativity in your life.

According to Forbes, these skills will be in demand for the next 10 years, along with data literacy and digitial literacy (which themselves require the ability to problem solve and think beyond what we see). 

There you have it, ten reasons to tap into and embrace your innate creativity. If that's not enough, here's a bonus reason that I live by:


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