My rituals for creative work and productivity

First I feel a strong resistance. Then I decide to do something else, probably sorting e-mails or doing the laundry. Then I open the fridge, stare at what’s inside and close it again. Afterwards, I try again.

Creative work can be relatively easy once you started your task, but getting into a productive creative state is often really hard.

In this interview, my former professor Stephan Sonnenburg talks about creative rituals. He says, to be creative, we need to break out from the ordinary and set out towards new ideas. Having…