Memory

Manage diarrhea of the brain

Posted on August 22, 2006. Filed under: Advice, Memory |

Blogger Glen Stansberry offers 7 tried and true tips for capturing ideas from your overactive – yet uncooperative – brain.

“The second I sit down and “make” myself be creative, my brain goes on lockdown. Nothing in, nothing out. There’s no such thing as forced creativity. I’ve found that the best way to allow your mind to form ideas is when I’m doing something else. You have to be ready at anytime to jot something down.”

The second I sit down and “make” myself be creative, my brain goes on lockdown. Nothing in, nothing out. There’s no such thing as forced creativity. I’ve found that the best way to allow your mind to form ideas is when I’m doing something else. You have to be ready at anytime to jot something down.

Even though my body was on vacation last week, my mind was still whirring away with ideas, worries, and to-do lists for the parallel universe where there are 48 hours a day and I’m nothing but happy and productive. Sure I looked like a dork at the beach with my pen and pad, but getting it out and down on paper is the best way to get thoughts out of the way but still available when you need ’em later.

+ 7 Idea Dumping Tips (How To Manage Diarrhea of the Brain)

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