You’re walking down an unfamiliar street, visiting a new city, or hiking a new trail you’ve never hiked, and you’re suddenly overwhelmed with the sense that you’ve been there, in that exact spot, having experienced that exact same situation before – despite knowing that you never have.
Then it’s gone as quickly as it came and you carry on, maybe a little puzzled, but no worse for wear.
Around 500,000 years ago, our early ancestors learned how to use fire. Paleontologists assume it all began when a lightning storm sparked a wildfire. The results? Cooked food from a cleared, and easily forageable landscape.
Creativity can manifest itself in as many ways as there are ideas to bring to life. From chainsaw art to writing code, any time you use your imagination to solve a problem or make something new you’re being creative. But what if there’s a problem that’s stumping you or a concept you’re struggling to give form to? What if your creativity needs a boost, what do you do?