While our breakthroughs may be different, we do start in the same place: Accepting responsibility. The first step in breaking a creative block is simple.
Put your big girl panties on and deal with it.
You know what you're dealing with. It could be anything from boredom to exhaustion to unemployment. Let's take that last option as an example. I know fabulously talented people who aren't bringing in a paycheck right now -- ranging from writers, designers and photographers to a Harvard-trained scientist.
If you're in that group, you have choices every day. You choose to be angry about the situation or excited about the possibilities. You choose to be out of work or looking for work. You choose to use your time off, or waste it.
Today, make the smart choice. Be a big girl. Because big girls kick blocks.