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Staying Creative in Confinement

Being stuck at home for weeks at a time can take a toll on so much, but what's first to go? Creativity. Maybe it happens at a certain time of day, or when there’s a big deadline coming up, but we’ve all been there: you’re just out of ideas and you just don't wanna. When this happens, how do you keep the creative juices flowing?

There is a fundamental difference between being efficient and creating new ideas. Most of the productivity tips we use (smart goals, checklists, etc.) are designed around efficiency. While helpful for getting things done, they are less helpful for creating new ideas. We only have a certain amount of decisions our brain allows us throughout the day and being creative can sometimes take last place. For creativity, a structured break will often get the juices flowing. Here are five ways to get your creative juices flowing, regardless of your work.