As I eat this wonderful chocolate chip cookie, I feel uninspired. If you asked me why I couldn’t really give you a direct answer. Maybe I feel this way because I’m eating yummy cookies when I’m trying to eat healthy. Maybe it’s the shelf in my room–the one that holds the notebooks and folders filled with my ideas–that has grown eyes, and a mouth and is saying: “You never finish anything so why start trying now?” A smart woman once sang, “Change the voices in your head, make them like you instead.” Instead of thinking about all the ways something cannot be done, I am choosing to make a post about how I can, practically, get them done.
Usually getting inspiration is a process that is incredibly personal. In other words, the reason I lose inspiration in the first place is because of something that’s happening in my life. Then there are those things that are beneficial to more than one person.
- Writing on white boards, lined paper, blank paper or opening up a brand new document on word. Sometimes changing up the way you write can make you realize you have the ideas all along you just need to change how you express them. Large blank spaces especially tend to bring out some of my creativity. These spaces remind me of looking at a stretch of untouched snow in the winter time. When you see that snow you just want to mess it up somehow, by playing in it or making a snowman. Even if you end up writing or drawing nonsense, the feeling of filling up a space and getting inner ideas out can be comforting. Continue reading