Today is world creativity and innovation day
Here are 4 ways to be more creative in our thinking
“The cultural space is always wider and larger than the economic space because we live together and depend on each other, we need the arts, – our music, our dance, our film, our painting our poetry – we depend on the arts to build bridges among people and make connections with each other”
United Nations designated 21 April as World Creativity and Innovation Day to raise the awareness of the role of creativity and innovation in all aspects of human development.
Now more than ever, there is a great need to find solutions through creativity and innovation because of the huge challenge of Covid-19 and Climate Change – building relationships with people, with countries and sharing the joys of our culture through the arts improves our overall sense of well-being.
So what can we do? Here are four ways to examine and develop our creative / critical thinking skills.
1. Gain clarity of a situation.
2. Problem solving through independent thinking, brain-storming, new ways of seeing – reframing.
3. Take inspiration from the people / places around you – do what you love
4. Always question everthing, staying open-minded and flexible
You cannot use up creativity – the more you use, the more you have. – Maya Angelou
Smile and be happy!