Last night I read an article on the Huffington Post about 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently. In the article, Carolyn Gregoire lists and explains the different traits and behaviours highly creative people tend to exhibit - and some of these are stranger to none. However, there were a few interesting ones that made me tilt my head, such as day dreaming and surrounding oneself with beauty. No doubt, I find myself relating to this as I often day dream and lose track of my thoughts and boy, do I appreciate beauty in things. Creativity seems like a higher-order talent/skill that I dare not claim to possess - but as I read through the list, I couldn’t help but recognize a lot of myself in it. Perhaps there’s an inner creative genie inside me somewhere that needs more nurturing before she can blossom.
For the ease of my curation, here is the abbreviated list:
I would recommend anyone who is creative, has doubts about their creativity, or just simply curious about it to read the article entirely.