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When you have a great idea, the first thing you want to do is share with people. Sometimes, people hate it. But as Dinosaur Comics creator Ryan North reminds us, people think good ideas are dumb all the time.
Inspiration is fickle and difficult. We all strive for those bright “Aha!” moments, whether we work in a creative or logical field. While it’s not a process you can control entirely, there are ways to enable and encourage your brain to have more of those epiphanies when you understand how they work.
We already knew that feeling nostalgic can warm your body, but it can also warm your heart. Studies conducted by the University of Southampton found that fond memories boosted subjects outlook about the future.
When you are working on a project, it can take time to get into the flow — and become much harder to resume with the same flow after a break. You can make it easier by intentionally stopping work at the most interesting part, advises Brian Bailey, creator of Uncommon.