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As creative business owners, we thrive on feeling inspired. But what about those days when you just aren't feeling inspired or creative? I share 5 things that I do when I'm not feeling inspired to keep my business moving forward.
- Work through it
- Focus on other crafts
- Do a "mindless project"
- Take a break from the creative side of your business
- Express gratitude to someone else
Other resources mentioned in this episode:
- Interview with Steven Pressfield on The Creative Penn podcast
- An overview of the Thank You Card Challenge
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