A conversation with a good friend, who is also a journalist, compelled me to rethink my situation. Until our discussion on the times when we were unable to produce original work, I was quite happy to let 2012 pass without writing anything for this blog.
But Suzanna Pillay would not allow me to dwell on my current lack of enthusiasm for writing. She goaded me into action and here I am. Thank you SP!
The best place to start is to read about other people's experiences in overcoming mental blocks. I chanced upon these two websites (see below) which offer tips to those who often find themselves stuck.
1. 10 ways to overcome mental blocks and boost creativity
2. Do you recognise these 10 mental blocks to creative thinking?