Spark: How to free your brain from technology to ignite your creativity

Manoush Zomorodi

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Published: 05-03-2020

£9.99

An award-winning journalist uncovers the truth about boredom and why it’s the key to your creativity

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Description

Spark was previously published as Bored and Brilliant.’Crammed with practical exercises for anyone who wants to reclaim the power of spacing out’ – Gretchen Rubin, author of #1 New York Times Bestseller The Happiness ProjectIt’s time to move ‘doing nothing’ to the top of your to-do list Have you ever noticed how you have your best ideas when doing the dishes or staring out the window? It’s because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy connecting ideas and solving problems.However in the modern world it often feels as though we have completely removed boredom from our lives; we are addicted to our phones, we reply to our emails twenty-four hours a day, tweet as we watch TV, watch TV as we commute, check Facebook as we walk and Instagram while we eat. Constant stimulation has become our default mode. In this easy to follow, practical book, award-winning journalist Manoush Zomorodi explores the connection between boredom and original thinking, and will show you how to ditch your screens and start embracing time spent doing nothing. Spark will help you unlock the way to becoming your most productive and creative self.’Full of easy steps to make each day more effective’ – Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit

Additional information

Weight 0.154 kg
Dimensions 15 × 130 × 197 mm
Page Count 208