If you’re a metal sign who is feeling a little creatively challenged, we’re sharing seven ways you can clear the mental blocks. From spraying a Sacred Water elixir to taking a paddle boarding yoga class, these fun activities will get a metal sign's creative juices flowing in no time.
Sacred Water, The Harmonist ($285). 8483 Melrose Pl., Los Angeles, 323-653-5422
This calming perfume by luxury French perfume house The Harmonist was literally made for metal signs who want to manifest creativity in their life. No matter where you are, just one spritz of this scent, featuring hints of peppermint and aquatic mosses, will instantly transport you to a seaside paradise and give you that creativity boost you’ve been craving.
There’s something about the trickling sounds of a fountain that inspires creativity. Whenever you’re feeling stuck, sit outside next to a fountain—like this gorgeous statement piece by Restoration Hardware—and let the cascading water spark your next big idea.
Take a Paddleboard Yoga Class
For metal signs to manifest creativity, it’s important to spend as much time as possible interacting with water—and there’s no better way to do so than with a fun paddleboard yoga class. Book a class with YOGAqua in Marina del Rey and get your vinyasa flow on right on the water. 1158 26th St., Ste. 115, Santa Monica, 805-283-9642
Have Brunch at a Beachside Restaurant
Brunch at the beachfront The Strand House in Manhattan Beach will, without a doubt, spark inspiration. Take in the sweeping views of the Pacific as you dig into delectable dishes like French toast stuffed with mascarpone, huevos rancheros with carnitas, and chicken and waffles. 117 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, 310-545-7470
Visit the Aquarium of the Pacific
Instead of staring at a blank computer screen, take a mental health day and spend an afternoon at the Aquarium of the Pacific instead. It’s impossible to walk away from a day filled with thousands of majestic aquatic creatures without feeling inspired. 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, 562-590-3100
Fall Asleep to the Sounds of Ocean Waves
HoMedics Sound Soother, Bed Bath & Beyond ($50). 10822 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, 310-202-8510
No matter how far away you live from the water, you can still doze off to the soothing sounds of ocean waves with this handy device. You’ll fall asleep feeling creatively blocked and wake up buzzing with new creative ideas.
Getaway to Catalina Island
Spending a few days completely surrounded by water will do wonders for your creativity. Take a boat ride to Catalina Island and stay at Aurora, where you can wake up to ocean views every morning and spend your days enjoying water-themed activities on the island such as parasailing, kayaking, and snorkeling. 137 Marilla Ave., Avalon, 310-510-0454
Inspired by centuries of Asian philosophy, The Harmonist’s first fragrance collection focuses on the elements of fire, water, wood, earth, and metal to create 10 elixirs meant to awake the true power within each and every one of us. Whatever you are seeking, The Harmonist’s unique and customizable scents will help manifest it into your life.