I recently read some articles that I found very interesting. All are from the 99U which, if you haven’t been to, you should go visit the site. The first article is about not only looking for ways to improve your creativity, but to also acknowledge what may be destroying it.
The 5 Most Dangerous Creativity Killers
The second is about stopping the self-sabotage you may do to yourself. This article focused on moving forward, breaking things down into more manageable projects, and taking time to look at your personal results. This would’ve been beneficial to me at the time when I was in school and often felt overwhelmed.
Victim No More: How to Stop Self-Sabotaging
The third, which is my personal favorite, explains why you should be screwing up instead of trying to appear as all-knowing. I had the most connection with this one because I often want to show how smart I am instead of making mistakes to better myself. LOVE this article, and everyone should read it (ALL of it)!
Why You Should Give Yourself Permission to Screw Up