Are You in a Creative Rut?
, Here's How To Stay Inspired.
Have you had a hard time accessing the creative part of your brain lately?.
Maybe you're hoping for a magical breakthrough like something you'd see in a movie.
Experts say it may not be so easy, but it's still possible to pull yourself out of a creative rut if you keep these things in mind:.
Creativity Is for Everyone.
Most folks are creative, and experts say you don't have to be a genius to harness the power.
I think we are already creative beings and how you use that [creativity] is up to you, Sarah Urist Green, producer of 'The Art Assignment,' via NPR.
You don't need to have particular skills; you don't need to have particular materials.
, Sarah Urist Green, producer of 'The Art Assignment,' via NPR.
Take a Break.
Experts say allowing your brain to de-stimulate is great practice if your schedule allows.
What our brains actually need is periods of destimulation, Rahaf Harfoush, host of 'The Thought Experiment,' via NPR.
Which means no screens, no emails, no audiobooks.
, Rahaf Harfoush, host of 'The Thought Experiment,' via NPR.
Don't Force Yourself.
Experts say don't use stress as a tool to get things done.
Being overly reliant on pressure and stress may deepen your creative rut.
It could also increase chances of anxiety attacks and depression