Tonight I went to my first wrestling meet. It was like walking into a foreign country. I found the entire event intriguing from the wrestlers to the spectators to the refs and coaches--a sport I had not even considered before.
Long ago, in a creativity course, the professor said that one good way to inspire creativity is to partake in events outside of your usual routine and/or comfort zone. Not only do these events inspire your creative side, but they also serve to widen your horizon and introduce you to new worlds, worlds that might exist right there in your backyard at a local school, church or community event.
Doing something different might be the perfect holiday gift that you can give to yourself.