29 Ways to Stay Creative | Psychiatrists have proven that doing something creative on a consistent basis slows - and in some cases - reverses the process of senility. Mind is just like our muscles and you know what they say,"If you don't use it; you lose it."
Where Do You Put The Creativity? -- One of the principle differences between anticonventional thinking (ACT) and most other forms of idea generation—such as brainstorming, creative problem solving (CPS) and scamper—is in where you should focus your creative thinking. Almost every creative thinking tool or process encourages you to be creative with ideas. It seems logical, doesn't it? If you want creative ideas, pump your creativity into generating them. / Mar 14 '13
"Creativity is subtraction" by Austin Kleon: "One, getting really good at creative work requires a lot of time and attention, and that means cutting a lot of fluff out of your life so that you have that extra time and attention. And two, creativity in our work is often a matter of what we choose to leave out, rather than leave in—what is unspoken vs. spoken, what isn’t shown vs. what is, etc."