Step 1. Become aware that you’re searching for an “a ha!” moment.

Step 2. Turn off the computer. Put down the paint brush. Close the journal. Drop the pencil.

Step 3. Walk away.

Step 4. Keep walking.

Step 5. Do something you love: Read a book. Listen to music. Make love. Drink coffee. Sip tea. Take a nap. Talk to a friend. Play dress up. Go see a movie. Take your time.

Step 6.
Breathe. Repeat steps 5 & 6 as needed.

Step 7. Accept your “a ha!” moment. Even if it doesn’t look like you thought it would.