Addicts refer to this as a moment of clarity. That said, if you stopped buying gear all together and only had what you have now, you'd give yourself the space to be creative again with limitations (probably not very limiting if you have a gear acquisition problem.) It would be no longer about this new fuzz or that new pickup, etc. It would be "this is my sound, let's make music. I lived like that at one time, and it was the most productive years of my music writing life.