Christine A Howard

Encouraging Creativity For A Brighter Future

Many people would describe themselves as creatives. In some way shape or form they find that they have a chaotic mind, rich with ideas on what to do and how to go about doing it. I think homeschooling can also ignite that creative side.  You look at different ways of learning and capturing different subjects in the way your children will love and understand. However, can you encourage creativity a bit more? Can you do more yourself to really ignite the passion?  Let’s talk about some ways of encouraging creativity for a brighter future!

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If you are creative, you may find that you are unsure on how to let out those passions,.  Perhaps you are not even sure what you feel mostly creative towards. I want to highlight three areas that people are commonly drawn towards with their creative nature, and offer a few suggestions on what you can do to encourage this side of you. Who knows, it could even help you in other aspects of your life for the future.  You may even find your new creativity rubs off on your children.

person sitting in the grass being creative by writing in a journal

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Feeling passionate about the written word

Writing is one of those things that I think people either love to do, or just don’t feel inclined to do. Being creative through words is a skill.  There is no hiding from that fact, and a lot of the time it is a natural thing that just needs nurturing. If you love to write there are plenty of ways you can get your creative juices flowing. An obvious choice would be to write a book. They say everyone has a book in them.  It is just a case of having the right idea and planning to bring it to life.

I think homeschooling can also ignite that creative side. You look at different ways of learning and capturing different subjects in the way your children will love and understand.

Articles that explain how to write a book and give you tips could be an excellent port of call. You could also consider things like a blog, which takes creative writing to a different level and can be a little more personal. A blog will help you share your passions and advice on various different subjects that you happen to be knowledgeable. Finally, if you have got skills then you could do some freelance writing alongside your job as a way to earn some extra money. You never know, this could slowly build up to eventually give you that flexibility of working from home alongside your family.

A flare for art

If your creativity is more drawn to color and pictures then perhaps art is where you have a passion. Being able to draw or create images on paper or canvas is a skill that is definitely worth nurturing. Perhaps going to an art class will help you to work on the skills you already have. You may find that in your local area that there are plenty of things you can try from classes dedicated to life drawing, sketching or even painting.

You could start up as a new hobby that you can then push towards creating your own pieces. Painting and drawing can be very relaxing, and the hobby could help you change your lifestyle in terms of your calming mindset. You could also use the chance to explore different techniques of art. From different skills of drawing such as life drawing or still art to painting and different brush stroke techniques and art materials you can try. There are even different paint types that give off different effects.


If you are looking for ways to spur your creativity and maybe even turn that creativity into a work-from-home career, these tips may help get you started.  There are ways of encouraging creativity for a brighter future!

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