Articles Tagged: <span>self-discovery</span>
How to Discover Your Passion
“What do you do?” is a fairly straightforward question to answer. It’s what it says on your resume; what you get a paycheck for. But the question “What are you passionate about?” is a different matter. Most people find this question much more difficult to respond to, simply because…they don’t know. But passion is important, […]
Light Your Fire (Create Happy Podcast, Episode 1)
When you create, you can be fueled by many things: necessity, obligation, want, envy, boredom—just to name a few. But the best fuel for your creativity, by a long shot, is passion. That’s why, in Episode 1 of the Create Happy podcast, we talk about what it means to light your fire. Take a listen […]
How Observing Art Improves Creativity
When it really comes down to it, the best way to improve your creativity is to create. Do the work, put in the time, don’t be afraid to fail, and just try. The more you create, the more creative you will be. That said, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t other, more passive ways to […]
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Should You Quit Your Job Right Now?
2021 seems to have been the year of the career change for many people. According to this article, 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August of 2021. It seems as though pandemic-fueled burnout is rearing its ugly head, and workers are ready for change. It may even have you wondering: should you quit your […]
What Does Creativity Mean to You?
If you Google the definition of creativity, you’ll get this: “the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.” This tracks with what most people think of when they think of creativity: being imaginative, unique, and artsy. But as someone who has worked in creative fields for years, […]
Creativity Is a Lifelong Endeavor
Too many people treat creativity as though it were a fixed trait, like height or eye color. They think, “Either I’m creative, or I’m not.” This leads to two big problems: (1) people who don’t think they are creative believe they never will be, and (2) people who are creative take their creativity for granted. […]
Do You Have What it Takes to Be Creative?
Creativity is needed everywhere. All industries, all organizations, and all individuals can use creativity to benefit and enrich their business, their processes, their products, and their lives. As such, creativity is one of the most important skills a person can develop. But what if you don’t feel capable of creative thinking? How can you discover […]
Getting to Know Yourself to Find Your Creative Voice
How well do you know yourself? We put a good amount of time and energy into getting to know others: their kids’ names, where they’re from, what their interests are, etc. But do we put the same amount of energy into getting to know ourselves? We should, because getting to know yourself can help you […]