Creativity Tip 21: Think Less, Play More

Creative Codex

06-08-2023 • 14 mins

What is the hidden link between play and creativity? Why do we discourage adults from play? How do you heal your relationship with play and improve your creativity?

As we journey from childhood into adulthood, the world demands that we abandon play and daydream–relegating them to the domain of childhood. But of the many sacrifices we all must make in our transition into adulthood, this sacrifice is the most damaging to our creativity. It's time we heal our relationship with play and reimagine its place in our daily lives. On this Creativity Tip minisode we attempt to do just that.


Listen to Chapter 1 of my Red Book Reading series for free:

Support Creative Codex on my Patreon and get access to exclusive episodes and goodies:

Buy me a coffee or add to my fancy books fund on Venmo:


All Music by MJDorian (except Gnossiene No. 1 by Erik Satie)

Written & Produced by MJDorian


Connect with me on social media for all the newest updates:






Creative Codex is written & produced by MJDorian.

All rights reserved.