An irregular blog of stuff - Design, Music, Film and Media...things that can interrupt your day (in a good way). By Steven Thomas: Husband, Father, life long indie-kid. I run a digital start up called WOW247.com based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Yes, you can teach creativity. You give people a set of tools and techniques and approaches, and you help them gain the necessary mindset. Creativity is a result of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that allow you to be a problem-solver.
If we stop worrying so much about being good and worry more about being satisfied; if we stop treating our kids like problems to be solved and parenthood like a skill to be mastered; if we simply calmed down about every little thing, then we might be able to enjoy ourselves a little more. Then things might just get better for everyone. Then things might just get great.