Facing Your Creative Fears

Greetings, faithful readers. In this blog post I'd like to share with you some strategies to help you face your creative fears, taken from the pages of one of my many journals. If you haven't tried journaling, you're missing out on some great inspiration that you could glean from later in life, especially when it comes to conquering your creative fears.

The other side of FEAR
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Mind Mapping: From Page to Product

When it comes to brainstorming, mind mapping (also known as clustering) is one of the best, most effective tools you can use. And the best news: mind maps are fun and easy to create. All you need are a few simple tools:

  • A single idea to start with
  • A piece of paper (landscape orientation)
  • A few multi-colored pens, pencils, crayons, or other fun writing utensils

Or, if you're more technically inclined, you can utilize the many free/trial mind mapping software apps available online (more on these below).

So join me in this special screencast presentation and complementary blog post as I explore how to use mind mapping as a tool for brainstorming, writing, product creation, and more!

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