Writing is a very popular hobby that has become even more popular since the advent of the internet. The ability to write a blog for your own personal page, create opinions on topics and even offer articles for other people’s websites has given us an outlet in which our opinions and stories can be heard.
Sometimes you find that your site or work is becoming popular and in order to keep your audience engaged and entertained you have to keep churning out new work or risk losing the audience you worked so hard to build.
One of the problems that a writer faces is hitting a wall known as writer’s block where you have a topic to write about but you cannot put the words together to complete your project. In some cases writers block may come from not understanding your subject matter well but most often it comes from physical or mental fatigue.
The good news is even if you are suffering from some fatigue you can still find a way to push through writers block with these 4 supplements.
Caffeine is found in many beverage choices especially in energy drinks and especially coffee. It has been found that 75mg of caffeine has a positive effect on alertness , which happens to be around the same amount of caffeine that one cup of coffee contains. Being more alert keeps you sharper mentally, helps fight mental fatigue and keeps you focused on your tasks.
Ginko Biloba is known to improve blood flow in small blood vessels which also transports blood to the brain. There have been some studies that state that Ginko can improve cognitive speed and memory which can impact your ability to put your thoughts together and create a helpful piece for your readers.
Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin that cannot be produced by the human body. This vitamin is predominantly found in meats and protein sources so those of us that may have digestive issues, dietary deficiencies or partake in a mostly vegetarian lifestyle may find that we are low in vitamin B12. B12 helps with metabolism, nerve function and red blood cell formation and a deficiency can lead to memory loss, fatigue and tingling in the toes and fingers. Clearly any of these symptoms can make it difficult to write or even come up with concepts to write about, a regular vitamin b12 supplement may be beneficial to those that fall into any of the risk categories mentioned above.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Omega 3 fatty acids, in particular DHA, are typically found in fish and some plants such as flax and algae. The DHA in Omega 3 fatty acids are found to help support brain function and improve how the brain stores and uses energy. Efficient use of brain power is critical for those that would like to keep creating compelling content on a regular basis. For those that do not eat fish it is recommended that you look into supplementing your diet with fish based Omega 3 supplements.
Create Great Work
Writing is quite challenging yet rewarding at the same time, many people have cultivated a large fan base on the basis of their written work and have gone on to become successful writers and entrepreneurs. The challenges of writing includes the ability to come up with enough good content to keep your readers happy but with these tips you may be able to fight off the obstacle known as writers block in the future.
Pete Kontakos is a husband and father that enjoys blogging about health, sports, animals and other subjects. He has experience as a District and General manager in retail environments and is also certified as a coach through USA Wrestling.