"Art is never finished, only abandoned." — Leonardo da Vinci
As a full-time yogi, teacher, and creative talent with a professional background in graphic design, I can confidently share with you that the yoga practice and the creative process have many things in common. In yoga, sometimes handstands come with ease and grace; other times, I feel like a sack of potatoes. The creative process is pretty much the same: Some days the spark, colors, and bright ideas just flow, and other days it's like hitting my head against a wall.
Both yoga and creativity are a practice, and having some tools in the back pocket to help when we need a lift (literal and metaphorical) can be useful. So, whether you're taking on your next creative project or just in need of a little mind space for some originality, I'm sharing with you a tried and true process I use to break through any blocks I may be experiencing.
Here's your six-step plan to get you to your next creative level: