Catch Word #212 – Get in the zone

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Andrew and Suzanne are really getting their creative juices flowing in this Catch Word episode! Tune in to learn some useful phrases about creativity and focus.

Fun facts

Sleep is extremely beneficial for creativity. Therefore, if you are struggling to get those creative juices flowing, take a short nap before tackling your project again. Creativity also hinges on one’s experiences and ability to think outside the box, so make sure to get out of the house, try something new, or meet new people. You’ll be full of great ideas in no time!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • In the zone
  • To put on one’s thinking cap
  • Sluggish
  • To turn [someone] down
  • To get the juices flowing
  • To jam out

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Let It Go by Scott Dugdale
Image: Júnior Ferreira on Unsplash

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