Encouraging Creative Expression

Whether we are aware of it or not, each and every one of us has been gifted with a talent of some sort. While some are celebrate and take pride in theirs, others are unaware and oblivious of their talents, and may feel that there is nothing special or redeeming about them. However, talent exists in all of us. Comparing ourselves to other people is fine if you want to keep improving yourself, but it should never be the cause of someone feeling they are unworthy or not good enough. To truly discover what we are gifted at, we should take that leap of faith, that one step to move forward and discover what our hidden talents are. This doesn’t mean we should all go around showcasing our talents, especially if we don’t want to. This simply means that we should have faith in ourselves, and accept that through expressing ourselves, in whatever way possible, we will be able to enhance our God-given talents.

Sometimes, people undermine their talents because they feel that there is always someone better than them, which may be true to an extent. There will probably always be someone better than you, but that doesn’t diminish your own abilities. Everyone is gifted in different ways, and as of late, it has been easier to express our ideas and talents, what with the birth and development of different art-forms as our cultures and societies develop. With the improvements in technology, it has also become easier
to find platforms on which we can showcase these talents.

In the spectrum of talent, you get those who are artistically talented, expressing themselves through paintings, drawings and sketches, and charcoal drawing and spray painting are growing in popularity as of late.You then get those who are naturally gifted in music and comedy, and thanks to platforms like YouTube, Instagram and Twitter, it has become easier to display smash repairs these talents and gain quite a following through it.

When you really give it thought, everything in life requires skill, which may stem from a natural, inborn talent. Whether it is the skills of precision and mechanical and technical thinking of panel beaters or the speaking and intellectual skills of a teacher, our natural gifts come into every aspect of our lives. This being said, it’s important to be aware of our talents, and to accept them and take pride in them, as it is only then that they can properly be enhanced, which will ultimately lead to self fulfillment and satisfaction in so many areas of life.