We are so used to being in consumption mode – connected to the unending stimulation from television and the web.
To be creative requires a conscious discipline to create. Not just consume.
Writing a blog, drawing, playing music, writing, … these can be hard to do when we are so used to being distracted by aimless consumption.
Creation can also be hard because it usually involves the mastery of a tool or technique as part of the process. And so we retreat to the couch.
It comes down to personal choice. At this moment, do I choose to consume, or create?