5 Common Roadblocks to Getting into Creative Flow

5 Common Roadblocks to Getting into Creative Flow

You know the feeling. There’s a deadline looming, and your mind has gone completely blank. Nothing, nada. It’s like your brain has frozen. Luckily the latest research shows us the most common roadblocks to creativity, and how to move past them and get on with the job. Fear of failure Most people are afraid of failing because they see it as a one-way street to disaster, rejection, and a stain…

7 Easy Ways to Think Positive and Change Your Life

7 Easy Ways to Think Positive and Change Your Life

Positive thinking can add so much to your life – and now we know that positive thinking can add years to your life. When you think positive you get rid of stress and tend to live a healthier life and make better choices. If you’re naturally a negative thinker, there are ways you can change that thinking and get on the path to a life-changing way of thinking. If you…

Critical Thinking and Creativity

Critical Thinking and Creativity

Critical thinking and creativity go hand in hand. Critical thinking lets you look objectively at a problem, issue, object or person and take into consideration the entire picture. Creativity enables you to take that entire picture and look at it in a new way. While some may think of critical thinking as more scientific, while creative thinking is more abstract, they’re more alike than they are different. The creative person…

Shelve the Fear and Stock Up on Courage

Shelve the Fear and Stock Up on Courage

If you haven’t ever truly achieved success, then your path to it will feel rather daunting when you first set out. There’s a lot of uncertainty and nervousness that goes into taking on a task of that size, and that’s what drives many people away. It’s something that forces you to get out of your comfort zone and makes you take risks, and many feel as though they just don’t…

Study the Great Minds of Successful Role Models

Study the Great Minds of Successful Role Models

People are sometimes down on themselves when it comes to attempting to achieve certain goals – especially when they think that they’re not capable of becoming successful. This can be for any number of reasons, but one prevailing reason that’s been seen time and time again is that they weren’t brought up in a family or area conducive to seeing their dreams come to fruition. This makes it feel as…

Serious Success Isn’t Based on Wishful Thinking

Serious Success Isn’t Based on Wishful Thinking

Daydreaming can be a powerful tool sometimes. It gives us a chance to get an image of what our ideal life would be like – a goal to strive for. Having this clear idea of a goal in mind is a very important part of becoming successful. You can’t go very far without knowing what you’re going to do. However, daydreaming should remain as a tool for visualizing your goal,…

Know When You Need to Recharge Your Mindset

Know When You Need to Recharge Your Mindset

It’s no small task trying to be successful. Most everyone knows that it takes a lot of time and effort to achieve your dreams, but if you just keep on pushing, you’ll be able to make it there. This idea of being able to do anything if you try hard enough excites a lot of people, and so they’ll often try to work as hard as they can around the…

Get Excited About Making Progress

Get Excited About Making Progress

Many people tend to be a bit too hard on themselves when it comes to their progress, seemingly for no valid reason. They like to hold themselves to such high standards for no reason other than to try to push themselves harder, but in reality, it might be detracting from their overall experience. If you’re not able to be happy when you make progress, you’re going to have a hard…