While occasionally it feels like ideas just pop into our heads, it’s rarely without some preparation on our parts.
That’s because creativity is a practice. It’s magical in many ways. But the magic requires a trained magician.
Here are 15 fun activities you can do in 10 minutes to jump-start your creativity and inspire your imagination.
1. Go on a photo safari.
“Grab your camera — any will do, even your smart phone! — and take yourself out for a 10-minute walk around the block,” said Susannah Conway, a writer, photographer and author of the book This I Know: Notes on Unraveling the Heart.