Be Creative

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Here’s a dose of Inspiration:

Be Creative

  1. wonder, be curious;
  2. be enthusiastic, spontaneous and flexible;
  3. be willing to approach new experiences with an open mind and to see the familiar from an unfamiliar point of view;
  4. confront complexity and ambiguity with interest;
  5. take advantage of accidental events in order to make desirable but unsought discoveries (serendipity);
  6. make one thing out of another by shifting its function;
  7. generalize in order to see universal application of ideas;
  8. synthesize and integrate:  find order in disorder;
  9. be in touch with unconscious sources yet be intensely curious;
  10. visualize or imagine new possibilities;
  11. be analytical and critical;
  12. know oneself, have the courage to be oneself in the face of opposition and be willing to take risks;
  13. be willing to lose oneself in one’s work;
  14. be persistent, working for long hours in pursuit of a goal without guaranteed results.

Source:  pasted on a wall in a classroom and I took the time to write them down.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” ~Albert Einstein


About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative and she works in a variety of materials including pencils, paints, paper, porcelain and fabric. Her current projects involve hand-sewn bookbinding, children's book illustrating, and writing. In 2010, two of her paintings were published in the Saddleback College literary magazine, The Wall. In the past, she has received recognition for painting and doll making. Linda lives in California with her husband and family pet. Her new blog can be found Please visit often to see how the site develops. Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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2 Responses to Be Creative

  1. Fantastic list and I love that quote! 🙂

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