Sitting in Michael's Lap
One bucket of empathy from the proverbial fount of poetry gone dry. I know EXACTLY what you are going through, m'dear ...
This may seem like a weak suggestion, but why don't you ask soe of your Passions friends for a challenge of some sort? Get a few, get hundreds, play with this one and that one ... eventually, you're bound to some up with something that strikes your muse's fickle fancy!
If you come up with a better idea, please throw it my way!
Remember: maintaining a positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will certainly annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.