What is a creative crisis
Signs of creative crisis
Creative crisis occurs involuntarily. Yesterday you worked on an interesting project, and now you have a stupor. And to break the deadlock with an effort of will, no matter how careful, you will not succeed. This is the fundamental difference between creative professions from any other – you can of course force myself to work, but the result will have to wait a very long time, and it hardly will please your employers.
If the worker is in a creative crisis is immediately noticeable. At the peak of inspiration the person is doing, not noticing anything around. He can forget about food and not go to sleep until after work. In a creative crisis worker at best depicts the activity constantly complains of feeling unwell, fatigue and various distractions.
Who becomes a victim of creative crisis
At risk in the first place are those who work, not sparing himself. The pace of work will inevitably lead to depletion and decay, and one day you will not be able to give even the smallest ideas. To reduce the risk, slow pace. If you have both there is just a few ideas – write them and make a plan of work for this project. If you will reach a creative crisis, you will be able to work, focusing on his notes.
The completion of significant project can also be marked by a creative crisis. You worked hard and your creativity could "go on vacation". This is a normal process – give yourself to rest and recover. And then with new forces for new challenges!
Creative crisis can overtake you and during the execution of a major project. In the beginning you were so filled with enthusiasm and inspiration, but then emotions subsided, came the weariness and disappointment. In this case, will also help the planning – don't forget to write down their ideas on various phases of work, and periods of decay inspiration to exercise routine.
The emergence of the creative stupor can be caused and monotony of your life outside of work. If year after year you live in one place, visit the same establishments, go to work the usual way – this is all about to oppress creativity. To revive, take a trip, make the house a permutation, find a new hobby. The main thing – that in your life burst stream of new experiences.
Personal problems can also cause of the crisis, the creative person. Such individuals tend to be more vulnerable, all the external problems significantly affect their work. To solve this problem is difficult – you can't just shut off your emotions and memory. So try to do everything to your personal life went smoothly, and the inner world was calm. But remember that many great masterpieces were created by the authors of the crises of personal life.