The creative impulse can be defined as an innate and compelling drive within an individual to generate some idea or vision that didn’t exist in the world 5 seconds ago. It can be somewhat of an enigma — where and when these impulses come from… and also a mystery why these impulses seem to only manifest within certain “creative” individuals, but not others. Which also begs the question… what exactly IS a “creative” individual? So many questions! Well let’s try and break things down.
I’d be curious for you to explore creative vs artistic in future posts. I think people mix up these terms when they say “I’m not creative.” Artistic inclination like musical is perhaps not in everyone. Creativity is curiosity and that is instinctually in everyone from birth, albeit some more than other. It comes from our Creator, the ultimate creative, and for survival at the very banal.