Writer’s block. Or as I like to call literary congestion. It’s an ailment that plagues many of us who are writing. The first step to recovery, before you take any step at all, can involve taking a step back. Now, you may be thinking “but how will I get anything done?” You’ll just have to trust me on this. It’s a catch 22 that is worth the benefits. To prevent yourself from stepping too far back and losing your focus, it is important to engage in activities that have a positive and meaningful impact. Here are a few suggestions.