You can’t change your mind with only the mind. To change your mind you must also change your physiology.
Pain can distract you from getting things done. That’s not a problem, that’s it’s purpose.
Two weeks ago shoveling snow depleted and drained me. Now it fuels my energy. What shifted to create the change.
As much as you have on your plate, the most important things that take care of themselves without your needing to think about them. No to-do list required.
To ramp up your creativity you need to get out of your mind and into your body. Creativity incubates and gestates; it grows from within.