It’s a misconception that creativity always comes quickly and easily for creative people. In reality, it can take a significant amount of time and work to arrive at the best ideas.
And work it is. Researching, brainstorming, drafting and endless editing can put your mind on overdrive. At that point you’re at risk for becoming overwhelmed and drying up the creative well — compounding the problem. To truly be “in the zone” creatively, you need to be able to set aside this stress so that ideas can flow freely.
Here’s a great infographic from Copyblogger Media with tips anyone can use when pondering creative solutions: