5 Great Steps to Release Your Creativity - Iredafe Owolabi
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Ignite Your Creativity
Ignite Your Creativity

Release Your Creativity

If you are having trouble releasing your creativity, there are some steps that you should take and I believe a mind surgery can help. I am sure you have heard about brain surgeries, eye surgeries, or heart surgeries.

If you have, then you know how important and crucial these could be depending on the condition of a patient who is scheduled for one. What if I told you that there is such a thing as a mind surgery? This may sound far-fetched but if you read through this, you would have a better idea of what I am talking about. 

What is Mind Surgery?

What I refer to as mind surgery here is akin to the caesarean section that a woman goes through when she wants to give birth through a surgical procedure.

The caesarean section is often done when a natural delivery is not considered safe or feasible. In such situations, a C-section is done to ensure the baby is delivered safely. How does this relate to creativity, you may ask.

Oftentimes, we overlook the hidden potential that resides within our minds. It is as if we need a surgical intervention to extract and bring forth these dormant ideas into the world.

While the concept of a mind surgery may seem complex, a simpler analogy is the process of a caesarean section. Now let us explore the notion of a Mind Caesarean Section, a metaphorical procedure that reveals the simplicity behind unleashing your creative potential.

Just like a womb harbors a growing life, our minds hold a wealth of untapped ideas waiting to be born. However, these ideas often remain dormant, concealed by layers of self-doubt and societal conditioning.

The concept of a Mind Caesarean Section offers a relatable analogy, symbolizing the process of extracting these latent ideas, much like a caesarean section brings a baby into the world.

Steps to Release Your Creativity

1. Recognize the Need

Similar to the decision for a caesarean section, you must first acknowledge the need for a creative intervention. Recognize that dormant ideas exist within your mind, eager to be discovered and nurtured.

2. Cut out Limiting Beliefs

Just as an incision is made during a caesarean section, you must submit yourself to the surgical knife that can cut through the layers of limiting beliefs that hinder your creative expression.

Slice through doubts, fears, and self-imposed boundaries to create space for new ideas to emerge. How? Rub minds with people that will challenge your limiting beliefs. Read books and listen to tapes of people who have ignited their creativity. 

Try to learn from their stories. If you need some recommendations, definitely checkout my book titled “Ignite Your Creativity” here.

Ignite Your Creativity
Ignite Your Creativity

3. Extract Ideas

Once the incision is made, delve deep into the recesses of your mind. Explore different perspectives, challenge conventional thinking, and seek inspiration from diverse sources.

Extract those dormant ideas that have been patiently waiting to be brought into the light.

4. Nurture and Develop

Like a newborn baby, these extracted ideas require nurturing and development. Provide them with care, attention, and creativity. Refine and shape them, allowing them to grow and evolve into tangible concepts.

5. Birth of Innovation

Through the process of a Mind Caesarean Section, you have successfully brought forth your dormant ideas into the world of innovation.

Embrace the joy and fulfillment that comes with witnessing the birth of creative breakthroughs. Share your ideas, contribute to your chosen field, and make a meaningful impact.


While the concept of mind surgery may seem intricate, I have simplified it by likening it to a caesarean section. By recognizing the need for creative intervention, making incisions in your limiting beliefs, extracting dormant ideas, nurturing their development, and witnessing the birth of innovation, you can unleash your creative potential.

Subject your mind to a C-section regularly and allow your ideas to flourish. It’s time to unlock your creative power and make a lasting mark on the world. You should definitely check Fourth Dimensional Thinking out for a deeper dive into how to think outside the box.

Fourth Dimensional Thinking
Fourth Dimensional Thinking

If you have an event and you would need a mind surgeon to speak to them via a keynote, masterclass or training, then I’m your best bet! Follow this link to invite me to speak at your conference.

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About the Author

Iredafe is a creativity coach, author, and software engineer with a passion for unlocking creative potential and inspiring individuals to master the business of their creativity.

He is an author of 17+ books based in Canada. He speaks, writes books and blogs on topics of utmost interest which includes Creativity, 4D Thinking, Problem Solving, Authorpreneurship, and Kingdom.