purpose of this site is to create a daily experience of humor, inspiration
and creative problem solving. The combination of these three elements,
if practiced daily, will open the mind, allowing creative genius to
blossom. With this method you can stimulate creative thinking habits
and add a little delight to your day.
has proven that if you exercise the brain beyond your current limits,
you create new neural pathways. Neurologically this is called "use
dependent plasticity". In laymen's terms it means use it or
lose it. If you attempt to reach beyond the obvious solutions to
a problem, you will be permanently opening new neural pathways in
the mind. Practiced daily, this technique will create those permanent
we have done is create a daily set of humorous anecdotes, or jokes,
inspirational thoughts and two puzzles. Once you have had a good
laugh, and contemplated a lofty thought, you are in a playful frame
of mind. This is the ideal mood in which to solve puzzles and see
creative solutions. In the daily puzzles, one puzzle stimulates
the left brain and the other stimulates the right brain. If you
make the effort to accomplish solving the puzzles each day this
will expand your ability to use both sides of your brain. Even if
you cannot initially solve the puzzle, by pondering it for a time
attempting different solutions, you will open new pathways of thought.
Once you see the answer, you will remember the avenue of thought
that brought the solution to light.
stimulating your brain to forge new neural footprints you are opening
your mind. With daily repetitive efforts to open new neural pathways,
seeing the solution to any enigma will become obvious. This is the
essence of creativity.
is an attitude that can be cultivated and expanded. Once you have
learned how to maintain a creative attitude, you can apply it to
anything you set your mind to. The way to develop a creative attitude
is to stretch and stimulate the mind daily to keep it flexible and
more information read about the
Attributes of a creative mind.