02/03/2015 08:17 am ET Updated Feb 03, 2015

5 Ways To Get Unstuck In The Face Of Creative Burnout

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We’ve all been there. You sit down at your desk, intending to be productive, but you just … can’t. You look over your to-do list, trying to find the motivation needed to get started, but taking the first step seems as insurmountable as climbing Mount Everest. There’s no getting around it -- you’ve been hit with a massive case of creative burnout.

If you work in a creative field -- or actually, any field, since all work requires some level of creativity -- this story of burnout probably sounds familiar. Getting unstuck when you’re in a creative drought may seem daunting, but it can be done. The following are a few ideas to help you break through your burnout:

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