"Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process." While the creative type is difficult to pin down, there are things that creative people tend to do differently. They daydream, observe, and seek out new experiences. Creative people are resilient and have the courage to ask big questions. This article describes eighteen features of the highly creative, which are all inspiring ways that anyone can follow to be more self-expressive and authentic.