4 Lessons About Creativity I Learned from Cooking

Millie Ho Cooking

Assembled parts.

Sometimes the best epiphanies come when you’re immersed in day-to-day activities. Here are the four lessons about creativity I learned from cooking.

1. Go for the low hanging fruit when you’re running dry.

Millie Ho Lamb

On the lamb.

It happens to the best of us, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do something about the drought. The best way to get back on the creative track is to start with something that doesn’t require a lot of accommodation on your part. Think Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Think food. You eat it every day. You have your meals without fail. It’s a ritual that doesn’t make you think twice. So if you’ve lost your will to be hands-on with your usual medium, get creative with something you literally can’t ignore, and work your way up from the plate to the canvas. Continue reading