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Music can put you into a “mind-wandering” state that’s perfectly conducive to coming up with new and creative ideas.
People who are concentrating too hard will sometimes block the creative processes necessary for problem-solving.
A drink or two might just help calm your brain.
Completing mindless chores gets you up and moving and helps make room for inspiration to flow.
Walking increases creativity.
We don't need to use too much effort into walking, we just need to leave the mind free to wander.
Daydreaming is linked to creativity.
The greatest insights come when we stop trying to be so purposeful.
Dreaming is a source of inspiration because your brain is working even when you’re asleep.
If you can’t seem to break through your brainstorming session, take a nap.
Taking a shower is relaxing. It is also distracting, which helps your subconscious do its work.
When you don't feel like working on your tasks, take a few moments to plan your day.
Even if you do it as a form of procrastination, to postpone doing the actual work, it will help you by keeping you on track for the rest of the day.