How to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing Again [Infographic]

Whether you are a blogger, a painter, a chef or a web designer, you are an artist. I believe everyone is an artist in one way or another; you just have to find your passion. Once you find it, you’ll be on a lifelong creative journey. But no matter how skilled you are at your craft, we all go through creative dry spells.


My passion is writing, but I haven’t experienced writer’s block or a lack of creativity for a few years. Then just last month I went through a little dry spell. No matter how hard I pushed, the ideas wouldn’t spill out of my brain like they usually do. After about two weeks, that feeling went away, and now thank goodness things are back to normal in my blogging world. You’ve probably experienced this too.

What I’ve found is that the best way to get out of a creative rut is to stopping trying to get out of it. Instead, just enjoy the present moment and whatever it brings you. As a blogger, it’s a little awkward to continue writing when you’re in one of these ruts, but it’s important to keep moving forward. Before you know it, your creative juices will begin flowing again.

This infographic is an oldie but a goodie. It’s called How to Break Out of a Creative Rut, and it was created by Copyblogger in 2012. The points in this infographic are just as relevant now as they were three years ago. Creativity never gets old, and it’s always nice to get some ideas for keeping our creative juices fresh and inspiring.


Let go of your fear of making mistakes and let your mind run wild. There’s no need to be a perfectionist when you’re creating. As long as you are progressing and seeing improvement, things are moving along just as they should be.

If you have some tips and tricks for how you get your creative juices flowing, we’d love to know about them. Please share your ideas in the comment section below. Happy creating!

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Infographic Credit: Copyblogger

Article was written by Diana Adams and originally published on PodJam.Tv blog.


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How to Unlock the Creative Genius Inside You [Infographic]

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article here on PodJam called How to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing Again. It got me thinking a lot about how to boost our creativity when we’re going through a dry spell. Many people believe you have to wait for inspiration to strike, but I have a different point of view. In my experience, I’ve found that it’s better to work through it. Just the action of always moving forward is often times enough to jumpstart creativity.


Recently made this infographic called 21 Ways to Unlock Creative Genius. There’s some really good advice in here, and hopefully it will help you next time you feel like you’re in a creative slump.

I can think of a few things I would add to this infographic. For example, working out can stimulate creativity. Also, trying new foods, listening to music and sleeping (sleeping for a while or specifically not sleeping at all) can all affect creativity.

One of the things on this list is “Ask 3 People.” I agree with that. I’ve found that collaboration with other creatives is helpful. It’s like the energy created by the whole group is powerful enough to permeate each individual in the group.

To me, one of the biggest creativity killers is comparing myself to others and then feeling inadequate. If you can “swim in your own lane” so to speak, and resist comparing yourself to others, you might notice a creativity boost. The only person we live with for our entire lives is ourself, so it’s important to be nice to ourselves.

When you are under the gun and facing a deadline for a creative project, what do you do to unlock the creative genius inside of you? There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Like many things in life, each person has to find what works best for them.

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This article was written by Diana Adams and originally published on blog.


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