Increase Creativity through Reading These 5 Books

By Amanda Carvalho
In Culture

Books can evoke emotions that the reader never expected to feel and take you on an adventure of self-discovery. Spark your creativity today by reading one of these five books!

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1/ “The Art of Non-Conformity” by Chris Guillebeau:

Discover that the impossible is possible through Guillebeau and his can-do attitude.  “The Art of Non-Conformity” will make any reader believe that they are able to live by their own terms. He creates a feeling of self-exploration as you read to continue your personal growth that anyone can relate to.

2/ “Steal Like An Artist” by Austin Kleon:

Everyone is an artist; you just have to believe in your own personal creativity to succeed. Complete originality is impossible, so Kleon influences you to re-imagine and recreate ideas to follow your own path.  Don’t let others diminish your ideas, but instead let them influence you to let your imagination run wild with no constraints.

3/ “Spark: How Creativity Works” by Julie Burstein:

Just like Kleon wants the reader to look around at all influences, so does Burstein! In this read, discover other famous creative people’s stories of their process to create. Learn inspirations, processes and creations of successful people to find your spark.

4/ “InGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity” by Tina Seelig:

Learn how to grow your creativity from an actual neuroscientist! Seelig believes that everyone has the ability to be creative, but you need to hone in the craft. She offers a set of tools and guidelines that will allow anyone to understand your creative abilities.

5 “The Everyday Work of Art” by Eric Booth:

Booth believes that art is not for specialists, but everyone as they experience everyday life. This book focuses on the artistry that everyone practices and enables us to experience the fun and satisfaction of daily art.

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