Taking a shower may help inspire big ideas. Working in a blue room may help, too. Ayodha Ouditt/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ayodha Ouditt/NPR 5 Ways To Spark Your Creativity June 21, 2012 Inspiration may seem rare, but you might be able to increase the odds of having a genius moment. Research points to some surprisingly simple triggers of innovation: taking a shower, living in a far-off land or working in a blue room. Eureka!