Writer’s block: The condition of being unable to think of what to write or how to proceed with writing – Oxford English Dictionary.
We’ve all been there. A deadline is looming and you don’t have a creative bone left in your body. You’ve hit the wall. How can you ignite your creativity and overcome writer’s block?
Believe it or not, every writer struggles with writer’s block. It’s how you handle it that matters.
Give our tips a go and let us know how you get on.
1 Go for a walk – fresh air will do you some good.
2 Give it a break – give yourself a time out and come back to the task at hand.
3 Listen to music – did you know creative genius Albert Einstein often turned to music to help with his creative process?
4 Hydrate – if you’re struggling to concentrate then maybe it’s time to refuel your brain.
5 Talk about it – why not chat with someone and discuss ideas? Afterall a problem shared is a problem halved.
6 Exercise – releasing endorphins will automatically put you in a better mood!
7 Brainstorm – take a moment to think of some fresh ideas.
8 Stroke a dog – we obviously saved the best until last. Studies have found that playing with a dog or cat can elevate levels of serotonin and dopamine, which calm, relax and improve your mood.