When it comes to the first month of the year, most of us set our own resolutions and goals to be achieved. In fact, one common goal here is that many people want to be more smart and creative. At that point, some people may feel lost. They don’t know where they should start or what exactly should they do. In fact, being more creative or smart isn’t something that comes just like that. Actually, it’s a thing you should work on daily. All you need is just guidance to know how to work on that goal. The first thing you should know, is that you will not be smart in one night, you need to be patient, and most of all, you need to work hard on yourself. Here are some small actions you need to do daily and adapt to as habits. These habits will help your mind by time to be smarter and more creative.
1- Read Newspapers
Reading newspapers will help your mind think wider and be smarter. In fact, this will give you good exposure to what’s happening daily. It will also help you know new cultures, news and increase your worldly knowledge. Whenever you find yourself in a meeting or gathering of people talking about political, economical topics or whatever, you’ll be able to discuss with them everything. Start this new habit now!
2- Start “I Did” List
Bring a blank paper and try to write what you do every day. Writing your tasks daily and achievements will stimulate your brain to be more productive and smarter. No doubt, you will get some motivation because of the feeling of accomplishment. Later on, your to-do list will be more organized because you already traced it.
3- Learn New Things
Who doesn’t want to learn a new interesting thing? Whether playing on a musical instrument, writing thoughts, photography or even learning a new language. Everything will be good for your mind. Try focusing on something new to learn and start doing it now. Create a list for each month to list the new things you will learn.
4- Think About 10 New Ideas Daily
As we all know, creative people are only few! Be one of those few creatives by adapting new habits that will exercise your brain muscles to be more creative. Choose anything and create 10 different ideas that give meaning to it. Make this exercise every day, you might open a new business soon out of those ideas.
Every day we pass with hard and stressful situations. Sometimes all we need is just silence. Make some time for yourself daily to meditate even for one minute. Actually, it will help you get more inspiredand and it will be reflected on your mood.