We can retain and boost our creativity by building more resilience and better mental health. Here are some specific pointers you can use the next time your creativity gets stuck because of stress.

- Be creative and spend time on a less challenging creative task.

- Do something positive that uplifts your mood like dancing, listening to music, or jogging.

- Spend time with your close ones. This makes Oxycontin release in our brain and relieves us of stress.

Just like creative ideas strike us in the shower, doing something mechanical and boring can ignite creativity. This is because when we do something repetitive or boring, it allows our mind to wander, and that wandering can actually help us think creatively.