For creative individuals, finding great solutions or ideas is often a challenge. Even if you solve math equations, write articles or design graphics, often we draw a blank. This is where we just don’t seem to process ideas to resolve a particular issue. This is called the mental block problem.
We are told that simple research and brain storming can give great ideas. And this is true to a certain degree. But to find those genius ideas, the ones that throw all other solutions out the door, is hard and frustrating.
But there is an old technique, used even by people like Einstein to come up with creative breakthroughs. I like to call it the light bulb method. This simple technique was researched by Dr Darren Lipnick of the Australian National University. In his research he found