Episode 10 – Mental Mountain Series: Reasons to Cultivate Your Creativity

Why should you bother to set aside time to be creative? It’s easy to say, “what’s the point?” or “I have other more important things I could be doing” rather than to set aside time to cultivate your creativity. We totally get it! On today’s episode Volta and Bree dive in to this mental mountain and discuss why creativity is important, and the benefits of strengthening your creative muscle. We hope with all of these reasons it’s good to spend time on your creativity, you’ll be able to combat any thoughts of it being a waste of time. It’s truly an investment in your wellbeing!

Creative Bits

Art Story 📖
This is an amazing story about artists using GIFs (those awesome looping animated images) to bring historical artworks to life.

 

Story: https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-hilarious-gifs-bring-art-history-life

 

Creative Workout 💪

Like a challenge, but without the challenge. Just get that creative muscle warmed up a bit & get some encouragement from your fellow Creative Bitsies. For this episode’s workout, you’ll be thinking about your emotions and drawing something tied to that emotion. Check out this link to see what you should draw based on what you’re feeling: https://www.higherperspectives.com/art-therapy-1472847002.html

 

👉 Don’t forget to share your workouts on Instagram with #CBPWorkout! We love seeing your work!😍

 

Goodie of the Week! 🍬

This week’s goodie is a book by Keri Smith called Wreck this Journal. This creative journal has prompts that lead you through all kinds of creative exercises such as gluing, cutting, scratching, and more. It is sure to be a a great tool for expanding your creative thinking. (P.S. we aren’t sponsored by any of these products or companies. These are honestly the things we use all the time and have come to love so much we want to share the love with you!)

 

Soul Chai ☕️

Image by Austin Kleon

 

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