There is nothing new, so you can quit being stressed about it all.
Take a deep breath.
Quit putting pressure on yourself to reinvent the wheel and come up with new ideas.
Ecclesiastes 1:9 is as true today as it was then.
I mean sure, science advances and current events take place.
But if you try to come up with a completely new idea, you will find that it’s nearly impossible.
The originality is in connecting ideas that no one has thought to connect before.
Or maybe I am just trying to convince myself here.
The historian Will Durant once wrote, “Nothing is new except arrangement.” Even that quote is not new, however, hearkening back to the biblical line that there is “nothing new under the sun.” What we perceive as original is often just a rearrangement of what has come before. This is especially true for creativity.