A few years back a magnificent movie came out called Touching the Void. It was the true story of 2 individuals who climbed up one of the mountains in the Andes. It is heart wrenching and inspiring all at the same time. It causes one to look and really think about what the aspire to be and do in life.

So what does this have to do with today’s article suggestion? In many ways, everything. This article, on 10 ways to be creative in marketing, is inspiring in and of itself. But it’s more than just that. The article is not so much inspiring, but rather how it points to you and what’s already inside of yourself…that’s what inspires.

What’s your source of inspiration? Sometimes, as we often do here, we will point you to certain articles on the internet and tell you to read it, to be inspired and to keep pushing. And that’s great.

But other times…other times it’s important to look no where else but at yourself. So you may be wondering, “How do I do that? How do I become my own inspiration?”

It’s easier than you think…you already have all the tools. You just need to know how to utilize them so you can start the inspiration in and with yourself. So here’s an article (see how we came back to that?) which will help lead you through the process.

Take a look at some of their suggestions:

4. Play

They revisit their inner child daily by remembering the joys from their childhood. They understand that to play like a child is to remain creative like a child. Even as they age, they continue to find creative ways to be playful at work and home.

10. Imagine

They don’t just think about success or a new product, they feel this success or new product with every fiber of their being using all of their senses–also known as imagery. Talk about inspirational. The good news is that almost anyone can use imagery to see and feel the possibilities and it can improve with practice even if you initially don’t believe in it. And research has proven that use of imagery can reduce blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and lessen pain with as little as 10 minutes of imagery a day. So start imagining today what your success would truly feel like.

There are 8 other great ways of learning to be creative and inspired in this article. Take it up and read. And start on that path of inspiring yourself.