40 Ingenious Ways to Stay Creative

From using sticky notes and keeping up with current trends to listening to music and reading books, this poster offers a beautiful burst of inspiration.

A girl playing with paint.

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In need of a double shot of inspiration? Look no further than this beautifully-designed infographic, featuring an extensive list of ideas to keep you creative - at home, work or out and about. While some of these ideas are easy to execute right now wherever you are, others require the company of others or a little bit of prior organization. For a selection of Goodnet-flavored sparks of inspiration, follow the links in the list below.

40 Ways to Stay Creative 

1. Create an inspiration board
2. Get out more!
3. Sketch more! 
4. Experiment
5. Socialize
6. Keep up with friends 
7. Learn a new skill 
8. Read books
9. Use sticky notes
10. Break your routine
11. Be around creative people
12. Spy on the competition
13. Visit exhibitions
14. Collaborate with others
15. Travel
16. Get a new hobby
17. Challenge yourself
18. Make lists 
19. Meditate 
20. Get feedback from peers
21. Listen to music 
22. Watch films 
23. Take risks!
24. Write stuff down 
25. Declutter your workspace
26. Love what you do
27. Finish projects!
28. Visit museums and galleries
29. Keep a dream diary
30. Have sex!
31. Take naps 
32. Watch motivational speeches 
33. Go to the theatre
34. Practice!
35. Eat different cuisine
36. Stop comparing yourself to others
37. Question things!
38. Turn off distractions 
39. Let go of fear 
40. Be curious