If creativity really depended on inexplicable inspiration or wild bouts of divine genius, it would hardly ever happen. In reality, creative work has much more mundane explanations. In a helpful, down-to-earth article, Mark Manson explodes the myths about creativity and offers actionable, research-based recommendations for making creativity your own.
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Mark Manson is a best-selling author and a popular blogger and speaker on mental health and happiness. His books include The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck.
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2 years agoIt challenges your understanding of the word creativity and makes you realise you don't always have to use accepted channels or formats.
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