Presence, a sometimes painstaking task, can be the key to unlocking your creativity. More than ever, our attention is pulled in difference directions by the multiple forms of communication and ways we receive information. All of this clutter can make being present in your current location, work, task, exercise regimen seem almost impossible. Isolating yourself from these distractions can open new opportunities for clear thought and creative exploration. Go ahead, leave your cell phone at home and be present with only your thoughts for awhile.