We all know what it feels like to be stuck in a seemingly continuous cycle of mediocrity. Life seems to be stuck on the repeat button and every day is just about the same. Your routines get boring and uninspiring and you don’t seem to be getting anywhere fast - certainly not towards your goals or dreams.
This feeling of being in a creative rut can be beyond frustrating. But some quick and inspiring tips can help get you back on track!
How to recognise you’re in a rut
Finding the source
Whether it’s your relationship, your health, your family situation, your friendship, or even your job - ruts can stem from anywhere. Acknowledging how you’re feeling and where it’s stemming from can help you understand how to effectively pull yourself out of it.
Wherever it’s coming from, don’t feel like these feelings are pointless or un-justified. Take this as an opportunity to make a change!
Learning about the difference between inspiration and motivation is a good start too as it may help you pinpoint exactly what you’re lacking. Check out this blog post here!
How to get out of a rut
If you’ve clicked on this blog post, recognise that you’ve already taken the first step in getting out of your rut: recognising it.
Ruts are a great opportunity to re-focus and refresh. The boredom of how things are encourages us to be curious and get creative with how where to from here. Do you have other tips we haven’t covered for getting out of a rut? Share them in the comments section below.
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