Relaxation for more creativity!

Have you asked yourself how to generate good ideas that help you boost your productivity? Although you do not believe it, there are places that help you stimulate your mind and creativity.

For example, many creative people have had their best ideas in the bathroom. Even, Shelley H. Carson, Harvard psychologist , ensures that small distractions such as going to the bathroom, walking or taking a break are excellent triggers of creativity.

A study by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, from the National Institutes of Health of the United States , suggests that when a person is creative, the areas of the brain that are used every day are deactivated, while the other areas that rest begin to work.

 

Relaxation for more creativity!

The researchers detail that when people generate an idea, they experience a relaxation of the executive functions to allow more detailed processes, that is, the medial prefrontal cortex, responsible for the association, context and emotional responses are activated.

For this reason, brain areas that are used to make decisions are temporarily inactive.

 

More dopamine!

However, your best ideas arise when you do something pleasant (bathing, running, walking, driving), due to the production of the hormone of happiness called dopamine, since it makes you feel relaxed and happy.

In this way, the researchers assure that if you have a good mood, you feel relaxed, with pleasant distractions, your brain will respond positively to the generation of good ideas, so do not forget to have pencil and paper at hand to write them down. And you, where have you had your best ideas?
 


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