Why is inspiration important? Studies have shown a wide range of benefits of being inspired. For example, one study focusing on college students found that students who tended to be more inspired on a day-to-day basis were more likely to set inspired goals and more likely to attain those goals. Psychologists have demonstrated a connection between inspiration and the following positive consequences: mastery of work, absorption, creativity, perceived competence, self-esteem, and optimism.
Let’s get inspired! Select a medium below, and grant yourself a few moments with the creative work before moving on.
Why share? While sharing may feel challenging for many of us, there are many reasons to take the leap! Studies have shown sharing your creative work can increase confidence and self-esteem as well as encourage social relationships and community.
Share your creative expression from Step 2 with someone you know, or submit to our gallery using the form below.
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