Have ever been through a creative block? Those aren’t fun at all. You have the motivation to do something, but when it comes down to it you just can’t seem to create. In general, there are some things that you can do to boost your creativity. Here are 7 of them to get you creating.
When you’re trying to get creative, and just can’t seem to find the idea that you need to start, there’s only one thing to do. That’s start anyway. If you’re a writer, write about your writer’s block, if you’re a video content creator, watch videos for inspiration. Whatever it is you’re trying to create. Just find a way to start.
Get Some Space From Your Phone
As a creative, social media is your friend when it comes to sharing your work and growing your community. However, when it’s actually time to create, your phone becomes the biggest source of distraction.
Give Yourself Deadlines
Deadlines can be scary, so the thought of giving yourself one might not sound like the most exciting thing. But think about this: when a deadline is approaching, you naturally concentrate and think about how to get everything finished on time.
Build A Creative Network
It can be difficult to stay interested in something when you feel like you’re the only person who has interest in that thing. As a creative, you might want to share your work or even find a community of creators to inspire you.
Do Something That Makes You Laugh
Laughter has been to proven to be a creativity booster. So whenever you’re trying to get in a creative mood, go on Twitter and look for a laugh, or watch that funny show that you like. Being a little humorous gives your creativity an edge.
Take A Creative Break
If you’re feeling overwhelmed when you try to create, it can be a good idea to take a break from creating altogether. Some quality time doing a different activity that you enjoy can leave you feeling refreshed and ready to create.
In general life, optimism isn’t always practical. However, as a creative it’s important to be optimistic. It’s what keeps you motivated.