Tuesday, December 13, 2011

8 kinds of creative "triggers" to breakout of the ordinary

Although it's impossible to draw up an exhaustive list of every activity or setting that may produce breakout thinking, each of the triggers mentioned below has worked well me.
In their book The Breakout Principle: How to Activate the Natural Trigger That Maximizes Creativity, Athletic Performance, Productivity and Personal Well-Being, Benson and Proctor present these among many categories that have demonstrated the power to stimulate the biological changes commonly associated with breakouts and peak creative experiences.
As you review these options, ask yourself: Is it possible that this approach, or something like this approach, would work for me?
And while at first these activities may seem totally different, they all have one major factor in common: the power to sever prior mental patterns -- and that's what the Breakout trigger is all about.

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