My 30 Day Personal Development Blog Fast

For the next 30 days, I will not be reading any personal development blogs. Similarly, I will not touch any books that are also of that nature.

The Quest for Creativity

I’m fasting to see if I become more creative when my mind is not muddled with the ideas of others. Instead of putting spins on topics that other people have mentioned in blog posts or books, I wonder what my life would be like if I thought of how to navigate my life on my own.

In the past, I’ve quit creativity-sapping habits like watching TV and talking on the phone. By shedding the time I spent on these things, I freed up significant blocks of time.

There’s no doubt that personal development blogs have so much to offer when it comes to learning from other peoples’ mistakes, or producing a shift in your mindset–letting you know that you don’t have to conform to expectations.

This is the most empowering aspect of having a collective idea-sharing engine like the blogosphere: you can build upon other peoples’ ideas, tear them down, or offer up your own new insights.

For the next 30 days, I’m going to focus on the latter: producing my own new insights within the personal development field.

It’s a bold challenge–I know.

It’s going to be weird–I know.

But that’s why I’ve got to try. Maybe by removing the temptation to feed off of others’ ideas, I can free myself up to produce more quality information that is inherently me.

 

Have you ever tried anything like this? How did the process go for you? Share in the comments–I love hearing from you!

 

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