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Rock Your Health: 6 Daily habits you should definitely steal from history’s greatest "Creatives"

Nurse Leader Insider, May 12, 2016

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Written by Carol Ebert, RN, BSN, MA, CHES, CWP

Are you exercising your "creative juices" as you move forward with your latest challenges? Did you know that being more creative makes life more fun and improves your health too!  Apparently famous creative people over history use "wellness strategies" to improve their creativity. Check it out!

Napping: Charles Darwin took a nap every day. Studies show that "sleeping on it" really does work. And while the idea of catching a few moments of rest midday may be perceived as lazy, it can actually be way better for productivity than trying to soldier through a particularly sleepy afternoon.

Wellness tip - I do something similar by taking 30 minutes to groove on my Chi Machine for relaxation. Not only do I get a great BUZZ when my Chi (energy) is flowing freely, but I often fall asleep as well!

*How often do you take time for a nap and what benefit do you receive when you do take one?
 
Being social: Lots of history's greatest thinkers regularly visited and dined with their friends, which can help fend off the loneliness of being a creative entrepreneur.

Wellness tip - I am attracted to others with creative minds and when we are together we are "in the flow" where ideas come easily, they bounce back and forth and we have great fun. And feeling good doing what you love in the company of others like you is good for your heart and soul.

*How often do you tap into the creative juices of your naturally creative employees?

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