Remember when you were younger and the world was full of first times. Remember how it felt the first time you went to school or the first time you rode on a plane? Do you remember the excitement you felt and how your mind was inundated with new thoughts and feeling as you experienced these new and different things? Just because you are all grown up now and have been there and done that, it does not mean there are not any more new things out there for you to experience. The world is way too big of a place for that to happen. One of the best ways to find your muse is to go out there and find new things that you can experience to help entice your muse come out and play. Going to places you have never been before, changing your habits, exploring different options, making a lifestyle change; experiencing new things can help you light up the darkened corners of your mind and allow you to find new ideas and inspirations. In this section we explore all the new things that are out there, waiting for you to try them out and to be inspired.
Doing the same old things over and over again will result in you feeling the exact same sensations and feelings over and over again. Not really inspiring at all. In order to properly recharge your creative batteries, you need to go out there and try new things and seek new sensations. If you are a homebody, do something exciting, or if you are already active try something relaxing and watch as these new feelings help bring your muse back.
While being a master of a certain aspect of our craft is a good thing, if that one thing you do well is the only thing that you do at all, your creative inspiration will stagnant. Allow yourself to explore other aspects of your field and see if some unexplored terrain can relight your passion for your craft.
Sometimes in order to gain new perspective on your creative ideas, you need to step outside your field and view it from another perspective. By donning other hats in your industry or creative fields and seeing the world through another set of eyes, you can broaden your horizons and find new ideas and inspirations.
Habits help define the way we do things and cope in times of stress. By taking a good look at our various routines and rituals and then making changes to them, we can then open up new portals of creativity and allow ourselves better access to our waiting muse.
If you life has become like a situation sitcom and you find yourself staring at the same faces , places and spaces day after day after day, then the time has come to change your surroundings. This can open up new perspective and bring new and different creative ideas out.
Sometimes in order to find something inspiring, you might need to change the channel onto a program that you never really watched before. By exploring new and different media, you allow yourself to open up to new a creative perspective which leads to further opportunities to find your muse.
Making new changes to your old lifestyle is a great way to branch out creatively and create a better canopy on which to catch the rays of ideas and inspiration. Next time you are looking for your muse, try changing the way you dress, what you listen to, or where you go at night and watch as new creative opportunities present themselves to you.
Places previously unexplored are potential treasure troves of new inspiration. By making it a habit to explore these new places, you will help open up new opportunities for your muse, to make a connection, and spur you into creative action.