There are days when we sit down to create and it’s like the floodgates have opened! Other days? Like we’re dragging water uphill with a tiny bucket.
You could resign yourself to doing something else on these days but what if I told you there were four things blocking your creative inspiration and you could easily get rid of them to start the inspiration flowing again?
These four things are habits and mindsets which inadvertently block your creativity and you might not even be aware of them!
Let’s go over these four creative energy blockers and get you primed and at your top creative form!
You’re not getting enough sleep
This is one we’re all guilty of skimping on – even last night I didn’t get the proper amount of sleep because I stayed up late working on a project. But when I’m well rested? Look out!
Your body and brain crave the proper amount of sleep to recharge and reset every day. When you frequently get too little rest, they both start working slower and more sluggish.
Remove this major friction point by identifying the optimal amount of sleep per night for your body (could be 7 hours, could be 9 – see what works best for you). And stick to it.
Guard your sleep like it’s the most important thing in the world, it has the greatest amount of power over your creative juices out of any of these three blocks.
You’re not eating or drinking properly
I’m not going to go all healthy crunchy granola on you but fact is – food is fuel. And if you’re putting low quality fuel in your body, you’ll get less than stellar performance.
Each day try to eat as much fresh fruit and vegetables as possible and stay away from processed foods as much as you can. Keep a general rule that the more ingredients on the label, the less frequently you should eat it.
While you’re at it – drink more water. Water will help keep you hydrated and aid in your thought processes.
Whenever I feel snack-ey or when I crave certain foods it’s usually because I’m thirsty. Drinking a glass ofKeep Reading
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