The creative process is innate to human life. We don’t need to make complicated plans to search for ideas. We simply need to make room for them to visit.
The times I’ve been most unhappy with my teaching were the times that I didn’t allow enough of a pause. Instead, I rushed on to the next thing without properly giving the topic at hand the time that it deserved.
When we give something–a project, a seminar, a relationship, a dilemma–space, a solution (or the next right action) naturally presents itself.