Yes, I know the previous blog listed seven ways to chug through inertia creatively. Why did I not include gratitude? It is THE powerful foundation for unleashing creativity. Gratitude deserves an entire blog dedicated to reflections and links.
When I hit a block in creativity, I am not thinking of options or possibilities. My imagination is veiled by a dark blanket. Thoughts circulate around not being inspired, not achieving or completing a project and that skill I have not mastered. Consequently, I focus on the mass of ‘knots’ in my mind, which then fuel my fear, anxiety, lethargy and a mindset of scarcity.
No one can get into our heads and choose our mindsets. Sure, we can be influenced but ultimately, we have the free will to choose. When asked the classic question: Do you see a glass half empty or half full? What is your answer?