Constraints are the key to creativity
Constraints are the key to creativity

Constraints are the key to creativity

How often do we proclaim ourselves as non-creatives because of the absence of “Good Art” in our skill-set. The general opinion is competent at art - creative and bad at art - not creative. This is an awful way to measure creativity. The truth is that we’re all creative in some way because as humans we’re designed to be creative, and if we weren’t we’d still be living in those age-old caves. So, how to bring back the flavor and inventiveness of creativity in your life? Well, one way of getting it in motion is by start being ORGANIZED. People often have a misconception about being organized. The sole objective behind being organized is to be able to do MORE of every aligned task. This is a wrong projection because the pivotal element of being organized is – to be able to do the essentials of every aligned task. This is where CONSTRAINT creeps in and stimulates our sleeping creativity.

 

‍"Perfection is Achieved Not When There Is Nothing More to Add, But When There Is Nothing Left to Take Away."

 

Constraints breed creativity and the opposite is also true. Redundant choices make us apprehensive because we find them irrefutable. We usually feel this apprehensiveness because we fear making the wrong decisions. The answer is to limit the number of decisions available and to do that we need in place. This whole idea of constraints is what you call Minimalism. Minimalism helps to prioritize our time - learning how to “monotask” instead of multitasking will help us get abundantly more done. Distraction is the primary enemy of creativity. We all are distracted due to abundant reasons that stem in us the false inceptions about creativity. Minimalism reduces distractions and enhances the latent creativity inside and around us. Yes “Inside and around us”, in our next article we’ll apprise you all about “Where does creativity come from?”