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Being creative is an awesome trait to have, however, many people are unaware of the creativity they hold because they believe that their personal qualities do not match up to the word. Well, guess what? Everyone has creative qualities, and we want to shed light on them!
Knowing you have these qualities is important as it enables you to enhance them. So, we have put together some common qualities you might overlook and not realise you can use to your advantage; let’s not waste any more time and get straight into it!
You are able to come up with new ideas and can imagine unique possibilities. Some may say your thoughts are impractical, however, being a dreamer means you see anything as possible and nothing can get in the way of you pursuing your dreams. This is a strong quality to have as it shows your determination but you’re also creative, forming those ideas naturally.
Although creative people thrive around other creatives, independence is usually a strong quality they hold. If you like to be in your own zone in order for you to focus and come up with new ideas, then this is a creative quality! For many creative individuals, being in an environment where you have the freedom to make your own decisions and challenge yourself and get that brain working.
A thorough individual:
You may think being thorough and putting a lot of time, thought and care into work is a good habit to have; however, it is also a strong sign of creativity. Paying attention-to-detail shows that you are thinking of every possible angle, outcome, or idea to produce the best work possible. This is a great quality and suggests you also may hold other positive traits such as being a problem-solver because you are able to think of many solutions and narrow them down to the best one!
A passionate individual:
Do you show passion in work, studies, or things you are interested in? If you are enthusiastic about the things you like, then you have a creative quality. This is because to have your brain focused on something and putting all your effort and energy into means you are using the best ideas possible. And it’s the creative side of your brain that is producing them.
If you are willing to take risks in the hope to receive the best outcome with a new idea, you are a true creative. You are persistent in all your efforts to make an idea become a reality and are willing to cross fragile bridges; ready to tackle any obstacles along the way. Being able to take the risk knowing it may be a lesson or a reward shows a creative side to you because you care about whether your concept will be successful or not.
A curious-minded person:
What do you enjoy doing in your free time? Does it include trying out new hobbies, reading books or finding out about topics unknown to you? If yes, then this is you showing curiosity. You may be thinking, “how this is related to creativity?” Well, seeking the opportunity to develop new skills is a creative quality. Trying new things allows the brain to pick up on new knowledge, therefore allowing you to think of new ideas! If you like keeping your brain churning, you are most certainly creative.
The list could go on forever. As we mentioned before, everyone has creative qualities. If you have any of these characteristics mentioned above and feel as if you are not creative, we hope you now realise the potential you have to do great things with that brain of yours!
A lot of people do not realise being creative isn’t just about being good at art or being able to write a novel in your spare time; it is the way in which your brain works. We hope you have found your creative strength after reading this blog!
At the University of Bolton, the sky's the limit! We offer courses where you can explore and expand your creativity, such as graphic design, animation, illustration, games and more! To find out more about the courses we provide, just follow the link here.
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