It Can Happen To Anyone
It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do. Creativity blocks hit us all at some point – whether you’re a web designer, a corporate writer or are simply crafting an e-mail to a client. Lately, this creative block has been filtering into all areas of my life – personal and professional. When I’m not here, scouring the Web, TweetDeck, my news feeds and favorite blog sites for fresh and interesting blog topics that I hope will be of value to you, I’m at home, trying to harness my own creativity – I dabble in narrative writing. My point here is this: creativity blocks happen. The question is, what can you do when they strike?
Blocks are just part of the process. I stumbled upon this video that addresses nurturing creativity – part of the TED Ideas Worth Spreading series. If you can, set aside 20 minutes and watch the video. It’s a really fascinating take on the process of creating. Here’s to hoping my disembodied genius returns soon (this will make sense after you watch the video.)
When you hit a creative block, what’s your cure of choice? I could use some helpful hints…