There are days when we feel inspired, with plenty of ideas of what to do, how to improve our life, our business or our relationships. At these times we also feel full with the energy and desire to make things happen. At other times we lack inspiration and feel empty, with no ideas, no creativity, and no zest.
What do you do when you don’t feel the pulse of inspiration throbbing within you?
What does a writer do, when he or she are not inspired?
What do you if you are a schoolboy, a student, a worker, or a manger of your company, when everything seems boring and heavy?
We all have days when need some inspiration, when we need passion and creativity.
Here is a short guide for inspiration for anyone who experiences lack of inspiration and creativity. The inspiration tips in this short guide might not work the same way for everyone, but you can try them. What works for one does not necessarily work for another; you will never know that for sure until you try.
Before I give you these inspiration tips, let’s talk a little about inspiration.
What Is Inspiration?
- It is state when your consciousness and awareness open up to higher vibrations.
- It is when your mind is open to receive new ideas.
- It is creativity expressing itself through your mind and your soul.
- Being inspired means to be positive.
- It is a beautiful feeling of happiness and contentment.
- It is a time when you see the solutions to your problems.
- Inspiration is sort of energy that makes your mind, soul and body more alive.
- It is like being plugged to a positive, uplifting and motivating current of energy.
Inspiration can’t be forced, and sometimes it comes when it is least expected. It is as if some kind of energy or power is breathed into you.
Guide to Inspiration – Simple Tips to Get Inspired
How to Find Inspiration?
- Calm down your mind.
- Keep an open mind.
- Keep your eyes open, and look at nature, people, buildings, trees and everything else. They are all doors to inspiration. Look at everything with no judgment, with no resentment, calmly and with appreciation and attention, and inspiration will awaken within you.
- Keep your eyes open, at all times, staying present whenever possible, and allow yourself to breathe in that inspiration.
- Be observant. See everything around you as a possible source of inspiration.
- If you meditate regularly, inspiration will be easier to find.
Some sources of inspiration:
Books Magazines Films People around you Nature Children Art Music Inspiring quotes Photographs Websites Hobbies Success stories Sometimes, leaving what you are doing, and doing something else for a while, awakens inspiration and creativity.
How to Stay Inspired?
- Keep doing what has been suggested above.
- Spend time with the people you love.
- Associate with people who are creative and inspiring.
- Read about different subjects.
- Get outside, go for a walk, exercise your body, and be outside in nature.
- Talk with people about their interests and hobbies.
- Do things differently – Travel to work in a different route, eat different food, and go to different restaurants. Read different books. Visit new places in your area.
- Find the time to be alone, to meditate, or just to think about your life.
- Take Action
Don’t just feel inspired and enjoy the feeling and flow of ideas. Use it to take action and do things. Let it move you and make you act. Create and build with it. It is pleasant to be inspired, but you need to do something with it. Channel that inspiration into creating something beautiful and amazing.
Does your attention often wander away? Are you unable to focus your mind? You can improve your focus and strengthen your concentration skills with simple mental exercises.