Sometimes we jump from project to project and start things we can’t complete. This happens a lot when we’re feeling uninspired, which is something that most people experience. Have you been going through this lately? Here are some tips to help you.
A bit of physical activity goes a long way. This is a great way to keep your mind stimulated while keeping your body healthy as well. It’s all about your mind and getting in the right headspace to continue working and creating.
Switch up your routine
Doing the same thing over and over again can get really boring really quickly. Consider changing your routine and trying something new every day or at least three times a week. How you spice up your routine is entirely up to you. Maybe you can do Tuesday movie night with a friend or squeeze in some self-care time on Thursday. Whatever works for you.
Set small goals
Most of us get pleasure from achieving our goals. It’s great for our self-esteem and makes us feel like our days aren’t just a big waste. Set small daily goals for yourself that you aim to achieve by the end of each day. Knowing that you’ve achieved something will make you realise that you’re that much closer to achieving your goals, and that's enough to inspire anyone.
Do something creative
We’re not all creatives, but there are definitely one or two creative things that we all enjoy doing. Whether it’s listening to music or visiting a gallery or museum. When your inspiration runs dry, you should do the creative things that you enjoy. This will give you a better perspective on life and your current state of feeling stuck. It’s exactly the kind of breath of fresh air you need.
Stepping away doesn’t mean giving up, but if you want to regain your inspiration, you have to know when to step away from your work. Sometimes, stepping away means taking a walk or just taking some time out to meditate. Losing inspiration often comes from feeling overwhelmed, so taking time out to do something for yourself can be quite helpful.
Feeling uninspired doesn’t mean you’re failing and it shouldn’t make you doubt your capabilities. You’re human so it’s inevitable that your energy levels and inspiration will be depleted now and again. Luckily, this is something you can come out of, so you shouldn’t be hard on yourself. What do you do when you’re feeling uninspired? Tell us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.