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Train Your Brain to be Creative

Train Your Brain to be Creative

By Louisa Dang
Using lessons from creative writing to improve creative thinking skills!
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The art of Zentagle!
Think you can't draw? Well, anyone can draw using the Zentagle method. It's an easy, fun way to create artistic-looking designs! Related links for more info:  https://feltmagnet.com/drawing/How-to-Create-a-Great-Zendoodle https://mymodernmet.com/zentangle-art/
06:03
September 25, 2020
Write it down
How can the act of writing on paper help train your brain to think creatively? You'll find out in this episode!  Link to the Forbes article mentioned:  https://www.forbes.com/sites/nancyolson/2016/05/15/three-ways-that-writing-with-a-pen-positively-affects-your-brain/#2176d1685705
05:41
September 17, 2020
Kids and Creativity!
Lisa and I discuss an article that describes how motherhood affects creativity and share our thoughts on how children help you see things from a new perspective. (Apologizes for sound quality near the end; we are both getting used to the podcast technology!) Link to Atlantic article: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/09/how-motherhood-affects-creativity/539418/
05:58
September 16, 2020
Creativity is more than a hair color
Today, we talk about what it means to be "creative" and how every job can have aspects of creativity. And we do a short "first line" exercise to help get that creative part of your brain moving! Link to info. about Temple Grandin: http://www.templegrandin.com/
06:38
September 9, 2020
Train Your Brain to be Creative -- Exercise 1
Writers Louisa and Lisa host short episodes designed to kick-start your creativity. Being creative means problem solving, developing new ideas, looking at life from a unique perspective -- all valuable workplace skills. Join us every week for five-minute exercises, reading suggestions, and much more!
06:41
September 8, 2020