If you find yourself sitting in front of a blank project. Stop what you’re doing, walk away and clear your mind.
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By: Maria Ramirez
Do you ever find yourself sitting in front of a blank doc, canvas, editing timeline or any other piece of work that forces your brain to think creatively? Whether you’re a writer, artist, video creator or any other professional this has happened to you. You sit down and try to start but nothing comes to mind. I’ve been in that position too many times. It’s not a good feeling, especially if it’s something you’ve put off and a deadline is approaching. Okay, so you look at the clock and do the math. “This project is due at midnight, it’s 1:45 p.m. right now. If I start at 2 p.m. then I can be done by 4 p.m., but if I take a 30-minute break I’ll be done by 4:30 p.m.” I do this every time which causes me more stress, my mind begins to spiral and I can’t focus. The term for this feeling is creative/writer’s block. If you catch yourself in a knot like me, stop what you’re doing and take a step back.
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By: Sam Rios
I woke up in the middle of the night, straight out of a dream. My first thought was, “I need to assign Jessie a to-do.” Still in the shallow-end of R.E.M., with the subconscious bubbling, I thought about project details for my internship. In this half-awake state, I was able to have clear insight into something that had been bouncing around my mind for days.
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By: Mariela Marquez
For a lot of people, the Covid-19 pandemic is a first time crisis experience of this magnitude. The level of disruption to daily life is expansive and we find it hard to get back to our routines we are accustomed to following.
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How allocating time for your personal interests can lead to professional success
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By: Kailey Gaffikin
Most people have busy lives. Although some may have larger commitments than others, such as a CEO of a fortune 500 company, the majority of individuals have places to be, things to do and people to take care of. These commitments build up overtime. It can be hard for those with the busiest of schedules to take a step back and think about when they should do something for themselves, outside of their professional and personal commitments.
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