Increasing your creativity can bring you a whole new world of options to brighten your life. If you’re feeling stuck or overwhelmed, try improving your creative flow. You might be surprised how much this helps.

Remember the reasons why you want to be creative
Make the decision to be more creative
Brainstorm new ideas
Ask “what if?”
Think outside the box. There’s always more than one way of doing things.
Think like a child. How would a child see the situation differently?
Be confident in your abilities
Explore your artistic side. Draw, write, sculpt, or sing.
Change your environment. Try a different setting to reflect on a project.
Stay curious. Ask questions about everything.
Study your subject and then study other people who are successful in that realm
Take small steps and notice the details
Explore. Try new things. Step out of your comfort zone. Experiment.
Steer clear of judging yourself or your ideas
Keep a journal. Some great ideas may come to you as you reflect on your day.
Listen to music
Stay away from distractions
Make new definitions, erase stereotypes, and choose to see things differently
Relax. Once you’re refreshed, new ideas will come more easily.
See a project or task from a different perspective
Create a mind map to visually represent the relationships between various ideas
Ask for help
Give yourself enough time to be creative on a project
Visualize yourself succeeding
Believe in yourself