Moments of creativity feel like a rush. That spark of insight can make the months or years of drudgery seem worth it.  

But what if you're not being as creative as you would like to be? And your breakthroughs seem few and far between? In this classic video on creativity, Ira Glass promises that part of being creative means being comfortable with not being very good. There's no special formula that leads to the all magical ah-ha moment other than plain old fashioned hard work. Glass shares his own story on how he learned to live a creative life. 

For some of the latest science on creativity, turn to Big Think expert Sam McNerney.

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