Dear you (yes you, sitting there reading this post), I want you to be creative. I want you to experience the joy of building time for creativity in your life, to sing with paint, to doodle away your sorrows, to learn about yourself through self expression. I want you to infuse your life with color and texture and curiosity. Here are 100 reasons to be creative inspired by blogs all over the world. Click on a reason to read the blog post that inspired it.

100 Reasons to Be Creative

  1. Being Creative makes you happier.
  2. Creativity helps you to face your fear of failure
  3. Creativity makes friends out of strangers.
  4. Creativity makes you thankful.
  5. Creativity gives you relief from everyday life.
  6. Creativity helps you remember.
  7. Creativity helps you figure things out.
  8. Creativity helps you create greatness in your life.
  9. Creativity makes wow moments.
  10. Creativity lets you experience firsts.
  11. Creativity is a Teacher.
  12. Creativity makes you vulnerable.
  13. Creativity makes you smile.
  14. Creativity makes you slow down.
  15. Creativity makes you smarter.
  16. Creativity teaches you lessons.
  17. Creativity makes you cool.
  18. Creativity makes you a better person.
  19. Creativity makes the world feel like home.
  20. Creativity changes your life.
  21. Creativity makes you like your life.
  22. Creativity is happily random.
  23. Creativity captivates you.
  24. Creativity makes you want to go off the beaten path.
  25. Creativity gives you the chance to savor good food.
  26. Creativity makes you appreciate home.
  27. Creativity makes you more creative.
  28. Creativity can bridge generational divides.
  29. Creativity makes you brave. 
  30. Creativity creates connection.
  31. Creativity teaches you to relax.
  32. Creativity gives you a chance to learn new things.
  33. Creativity helps you discover new ways of living.
  34. Creativity challenges you.
  35. Creativity helps you face your fears.
  36. Creativity gives you things to be happy about.
  37. Creativity heals you.
  38. Creativity helps you keep life in perspective.
  39. Creativity helps you escape.
  40. Creativity lets you buy cool souvenirs.
  41. Creativity inspires you.
  42. Creativity allows you to see the world from a different perspective.
  43. Creativity lets you discover.
  44. Creativity makes you open your mind.
  45. Creativity equals freedom.
  46. Creativity gives you new friends.
  47. Creativity shocks you.
  48. Creativity makes history come alive.
  49. Creativity gives you an excuse to learn a new language.
  50. Creativity makes memories.
  51. Creativity makes you grow as a person.
  52. Creativity reminds you of the beauty of nature.
  53. Creativity invites you to be yourself.
  54. Creativity makes you willing to step out of your comfort zone.
  55. Creativity helps you disconnect.
  56. Creativity gives you inner peace.
  57. Creativity reminds you how lucky you are.
  58. Creativity lets you live like a rockstar (or Anthony Bourdain).
  59. Creativity gives you plenty of opportunities to revel in kitsch.
  60. Creativity is magical.
  61. Creativity makes you see the world anew.
  62. Creativity makes you rethink stereotypes.
  63. Creativity educates you.
  64. Creativity changes you.
  65. Creativity lets you get lost.
  66. Creativity lets you be found.
  67. Creativity makes you proud.
  68. Creativity makes you feel younger.
  69. Creativity makes you believe in the kindness of strangers.
  70. Creativity makes you enjoy discomfort.
  71. Creativitying makes wine taste better.
  72. Creativity surprises you.
  73. Creativity shows you the joy of returning to a place you love.
  74. Creativity lets you experience things you’ve never even imagined.
  75. Creativity helps you get in touch with your roots.
  76. Creativity brings you closer to the people you love.
  77. Creativity makes you fall in love.
  78. Creativity humbles you. 
  79. Creativity makes you open to possibility.
  80. Creativity is fun.
  81. Creativity makes you realize how much there is worth fighting for.
  82. Creativity lets your inner child escape.
  83. Creativity lets you experience different flavors of familiar things.
  84. Creativity brings you peace.
  85. Creativity makes it okay not to fit in.
  86. Creativity shows you how beautiful the world is.
  87. Creativity lets you live like a local.
  88. Creativity is colorful.
  89. Creativity helps you search your soul.
  90. Creativity makes you daring.
  91. Creativity is an act of boldness.
  92. Creativity makes you feel good.
  93. Creativity makes great stories.
  94. Creativity makes you see people.
  95. Creativity feeds your imagination.
  96. Creativity makes the ordinary extraordinary.
  97. Creativity makes you do crazy things (like run with bulls).
  98. Creativity empowers you.
  99. Creativity takes your breath away.
  100. Creativity lets you taste regional flavors.

100’s of heart felt thanks to all the bloggers for the inspiration for this post and the ongoing inspiration, wisdom, and vision that they fill the world with.

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