8 powerful ways to inspire your authentic writer within
Creativity takes a lot of energy and requires a great deal of recuperation. Make sure you take time to:
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These are tasks that tend to have high consequences (e.g., rock climbing or public speaking), clear feedback, and take place in a varied environment.
When you are experiencing flow, it seems like the task at hand is almost performing itself.
But there's still a sense of personal control over it, and working on it feels very rewarding.
You might not be in a position to choose your workspace, but there are quick fixes: look for a spot with natural light from a window or skylight, take a walk outside when you feel stuck, or simply explore a new location.
A new environment can quite literally lead to new ideas.
It's when your brain knows that when you’re in a certain place, you’re taking a certain action.
Take advantage of the way different locations affect you. Our brains love habits, and if we can associate certain qualities with different places, it can help us get into a better working flow.
Morning pages are 3 pages that record stream of consciousness thoughts, to help you untangle your mind.
The process is simple: you just have to sit down in the morning with paper and pen a...
Writing morning pages is supposed to be simple.
To make sure you stick to your writing ritual, wake up and don’t do anything else. Grab a notebook and write the pages.