We all have our creative rituals that we swear by - that favorite playlist, sacred thinking spot, or strong cup of coffee in the morning - but the truth is that creating new ideas is like plunging into a dark unknown abyss. Inspiration and creativity comes and goes in waves and is seemingly unpredictable. Nevertheless, when that one good idea hits us, it has the impact to change our way of thinking entirely. But how can those insights be harvested? In the hopes of cracking some of these insights to boost creativity, here are 5 universal tips to help you produce your best work possible.