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Pavlov Yourself Into Creativity

πŸŽ™οΈ Join us for another episode of 'The Rough Drafts Welcome' podcast with your host, Erin! πŸ“

In this solo episode, Erin shares valuable insights on sparking your creativity and achieving that elusive flow state. Discover the power of Pavlovian conditioning for writers and an intriguing 'eyeball trick' to boost your creative output.

We'll explore the nuances of routines and habits, especially for neurodivergent individuals. Erin offers practical advice on using visual cues, like the 'Focus Toast' method and visual timers, to enhance your productivity. She discusses creating unique soundtracks for each story and the magic of selecting a theme song to immerse yourself in while writing. Erin also loves headphones, especially noise-canceling ones, for a helpful writing companion.

Explore external support systems, including sprint groups, body doubling, and the Pomodoro method to keep your writing journey on track and motivating.

We'll also dive into taste cues and somatic tricks, like using specific treats as rewards for achieving word count goals and understanding the role of your body's state in creativity, including the vagus nerve and the weird ear-pulling trick that Erin swears by.

Don't miss this episode filled with creative hacks and tips to enhance your writing experience and boost your productivity.

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