How your anxiety is affecting your creativity Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles 45 ways to spot, overcome and even enjoy a creative lull Creatives share how they overcame challenges, creative block, indecisiveness or a lull in energy to turn a breakdown into a breakthrough. Why you need artist insurance Are you planning on performing in a public space, or sending your artwork interstate? Maybe it’s time to think about insuring yourself and your work. On the move: Latest appointments & departures NGA director to retire; SPARK NT Curator named; meet Footscray's new CEO,, and this week's board appointments. The entrepreneurial value of wild ideas Back to Back Theatre's Alice Nash on the ingredients needed to make great work, and the value of such work for a civil society. (Premium content) Premium content Emma Clark Gratton Friday 8 July, 2016 'Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity', wrote TS Eliot. But modern research shows the relationship is much more complicated. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Emma Clark Gratton is an ArtsHub staff writer.