If creativity is a huge part of your life and work, you are surely shocked whenever creative block appears. Unfortunately, every single professional out there will be hit by this. Creative blocks tend to appear when we least expect it. What can be done in order to get over that?
Creative Market created the “40 Little Things You Can Do To Break Your Creative Block” infographic. It is a great place to start if you are looking to do something about your creative block and you want everything to get back to normal.
Obviously, what works for a person might not be the best solution for someone else. This is why it is important to be aware of as many different solutions as possible. You can easily get it started with 40 of them right here.
What will work for you? You never know until you give it a try. You can easily start with number 1, which is incredibly simple: “Step away from your computer!” This also implies stepping away from work. If you take some time off, you often get to relax. Stress is one of the most common reasons why creative block appears in the first place. With this in mind, just take a break and you mind get a dose of creativity without even realizing that it happens.
If this does not work, pick it up a notch and go for a walk, which is also the second option presented in the infographic below. It is highly connected with point 1 since stepping away from your computer is not enough if your mind is still stuck in the working mindset. Head over to the park and enjoy life a little. A breath of fresh air can definitely do wonders for most people.
If number 2 does not work, go to the next one in the list. There are 40 presented in the infographic. Don’t be too hard on yourself, save the infographic and try everything to see what works for you best. Do not be discouraged if you go down the list and you do not solve your problem. Creativity comes when we do not expect it.