Attempting to overcome a creative block can feel like you’re moving a mountain. Thankfully, there are helps that can help (the unblocking of your creativity, not the moving mountains, sorry). Here are five amazing apps that will help nudge you in the right direction and release your inner Creative.
Brainsparker is all about, well, getting your right brain to spark. This free app provides daily exercises with over 200 cards that feature thought-provoking words and phrases that are bound to get your creative juices flowing.
Sometimes our minds are a whirlwind of chaotic thoughts, and there’s no better way to foster creativity than by organising those thoughts. Evernote offers a free and paid version of their app, but both versions allow you to track your ideas, create to-do lists, and many other glorious organisational things. It’s your one-stop-shop for organised creative expression, with collaborators being able to join your notebooks and notes.
Practising mindfulness is a great way to nurture and free up space for creative energy to flow more easily. Simple Habit is rated as one of the best mental and wellness apps out there, and it’s not difficult to see why. They have an extensive library filled with incredible content to help you achieve your personal and creative goals, including meditations to help you sleep better and breathing exercises to reduce stress.
TED Talks are influential videos from expert speakers on Technology, Entertainment and Design. Their free app includes a range of talks that fall under the “creative” umbrella, providing plenty of inspiring videos from global thought-leaders. It also has a special “Inspire Me” function.
There’s nothing worse than experiencing a creative block. As the name suggests, this free app is meant to get you unstuck. This app helps you to unlock your mind by figuring out why you’re stuck. Unstuck describes itself as “an in-the-moment digital coach,” it offers a self-paced course that educates you on how to overcome your creative block by asking provocative questions, tips and action-orientated tools.