Kids are great at simply exploring possibilities without being self-critical, whereas adults have a harder time. Sometimes, even the desire to be original can be a form of self-editing. Don’t forget–good artists copy, great artists steal.
9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes
Larry Kim

Yes, absolutely. I’ve been writing a series about creativity, and this fact of self-editing has come up a lot. We really limit ourselves by coming up with reasons why our idea isn’t worth even trying. Getting over that is truly a boon to creative output.

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