10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Simple, everyday activities that will get your creative juices flowing (11 Photos)

Meg Hemphill on Oct 23, 2012 at 10:07PM

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10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

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Daydream

"Insight occurs when non-obvious, remote associations between ideas come into consciousness," explains Andrew McCollough of the Department of Neurology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University. "We typically call this open-mode state 'daydreaming' or 'goofing off.' We are not trying to solve a problem, we are playing with the problem and exploring possible solutions and toying with possibilities simply to have fun, not to achieve a particular goal."

Try: Leaving out the headphones during your next run (or commute from work)

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