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The Creative Genius In You

Each of us is creative in our own way. Find what you are good at and explore it and excel in it. So many people say too quickly, “I’m not good at anything.” You couldn’t be more wrong. If you truly have no idea what you might be good at, sit down and write out a list of the things you like to do or would do if your had time. Keep writing and thinking until you’ve identified your hidden talents. Don’t settle for less than you are capable of. As Helen Reddy wrote in her song, “You are woman, you are strong. You are invincible.” Never accept believing anything less. What will you do today to make you a better and stronger woman? Nobody is going to do it for you. How bad do you want it? Then do something about it – today!

Below are quotes on creativity. Some better than others but to each their own. Read them over. Remember that when your read what others write/think, you are looking for something to kindle a spark in you that wasn’t there before. When that happens, you have one more tool to becoming all you want to be.

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”
― Kurt Vonnegut

“Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. ”
― Pablo Picasso,

“Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”
― Rumi, The Essential Rumi

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.”
― Albert Einstein

“Creativity takes courage. ”
― Henri Matisse

“Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”
― Walt Disney Company

“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun”
― Pablo Picasso

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
― Sylvia Plath,

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”
― Scott Adams

“You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”
― Maya Angelou

“There is creative reading as well as creative writing.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.”
― Sophia Loren

“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.”
― George Bernard Shaw

“When I am ..... completely myself, entirely alone... or during the night when I cannot sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly. Whence and how these ideas come I know not nor can I force them.”
― Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“As you take the normal opportunities of your daily life and create something of beauty and helpfulness, you improve not only the world around you but also the world within you.”
― Dieter F. Uchtdorf


Creativity is the ability to take one or more thoughts and turn them into a new thought. Never miss an opportunity to expand your thoughts. The mind has endless capabilities and we should never stop expanding it. Just like your computer, update your memory and processing every chance you get. Take your mind where it’s never been before. You won’t regret it.

Leaving you with a final thought:

“Each of us is an artist of our days; the greater our integrity and awareness, the more original and creative our time will become.”
― John O'Donohue,

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