The most helpful strategy is to read the quote, questions, prompt and list and not to "take them on" all at once, but to allow them to simmer in the back of your mind throughout the day. Sure, you may "write" one immediately, but don't call it "done" until you have allowed your powerful subconscious mind to bring up some unexpected responses for your conscious mind to create within.
"Use all the ugliness you feel to create something beautiful."
What was a time (or two or three) when you created something great out of something not-so-great?
What has kept you (or those you love) from making beauty from ugliness?
Make a list of at least 5 "uglies" you may create beauty from in the next few days
Make a list of blog posts/essays/tips articles or other writing you could create from something ugly that was made beautiful.
Make visual art now: take photos of what might be considered conventionally ugly. Meditate on the images and return to them later to see the beauty within the ugly.
I really knew what ugly meant when....
The saying "Make lemons from lemonade" is more than slightly....
In retrospect, it was a actually beautiful when.....
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This Blog Series was created to increase your creative thinking process as well as inspire writing and ideas to take form that may not have taken form without these specific quotes, questions and prompts. If you find them helpful, I hope you will pass them along to friends as well.
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