Read the chatscript of this session of #litchat here.Hurdles to Achievement

Is it true that every path worth exploring will have hurdles and other challenges that can distract, disrupt or destroy a goal? Today in #litchat we’re going to name those hurdles and suggest ways in which these obstacles can enhance the performance and ensure the completion of creative endeavors. Listed below are some resources which identify types of creative hurdles and suggest ways to overcome them.

10 Creative Block Breakers That Actually Work
Susan K. Perry, Ph.D., Psychology Today

7 Types of Creative Block (and What to Do About Them)
Mark McGuinness, 99u – Insights on Making It Happen (A Behance Collective)

8 Ways We Block Our Creativity and Keep Ourselves Stuck
Harish Kumar, tiny buddha

Creativity and What Blocks It
Excerpt from Science, Order, and Creativity by David Bohm and F. David Peat

Do You Recognize These 10 Creative Blocks to Creative Thinking?
Brian Clark, Copyblogger

Common Writing Obstacles and Solutions
Crossway Books

Procrastination: On Writing Tomorrow What You Should Have Written Last Year
Paul J. Silvia, Ph.D., APA Style (American Psychological Association)

Writing Anxiety
UNC-Chapel Hill, The Writing Center

Get Over Yourself: How Ego Sabotages Your Creativity
Mark McGuinness, 99u – Insights on Making It Happen (A Behance Collective)

9 Tips on Becoming a More Creative and Productive Writer
Ricard M. Hartian, Copyblogger