“I’m not creative“ Oh yes you are!

Most people believe that they are not creative. Or that creativity is only associated with artists and musicians.

“I can’t draw. Therefore, I am not creative.” 

This is a major misconception about creativity – and absolutely false. You were born into this world with everything you needed to create. You are wired to be creative. You can’t help it. Creative thinking is what makes us human. And we all do it! 

Creativity is complex and there are many definitions of it. One of the definitions of creativity I use is based on one by Dr. Morris I. Stein: Creativity, the production of something that is novel and useful. That’s it. It’s that simple.

If that definition doesn’t do it for you, then try these on for size. Creativity is…

a student connecting what matters in his life to a career he can pursue with passion. making an already-tight budget go even further. finding a better way to feed the homeless people in your city. preparing a delicious meal from leftovers in the refrigerator. making bedtime fun to get kiddos to sleep. finding a new way to tell someone that you love them.

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