About This Equilibrium Recipe

Source: James Altucher

Extra Time Needed: 10 Minutes

Ingredients: Your journal

Min Experiment Commitment: 7 days

Potential Benefits: Creativity, Excitement, Self-Care

The Equilibrium Recipe


Looking for a way to feel more creative and energized everyday? At the beginning of the week, set aside 10 minutes every day for idea creation


  1. In your NOTES + IDEAS section, keep a list of 10 ideas per day

Tip: You don’t have to write down all 10 ideas in that time. Just use it to kickstart your ideas list

Why This Recipe works

What are the benefits? Oh let me count the ways…

  1. It trains your mind to value new ideas and perspectives
  2. It gets you thinking outside the box to look for ideas that you usually don’t think about
  3. It keeps your ideas flowing throughout the day (once you start, they just keep coming!)
  4. It makes you listen to yourself–to pause and listen to yourself think
  5. It gives you clarity into where your mind goes when you don’t pay attention
  6. It reminds you of how creative you can be

Your turn! In the comments below, let us know some ideas that you came up with through this recipe!