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Depression and the Writer

I personally don’t think writers are any more susceptible to depression than anybody else in this world. Creative or not creative it can affect anybody, anytime, at different stages of our lives. After coming out of a recent mini black hole I decided to write about my own experience but the main reason was I haven’t written anything in over a month and what better way to get back into the swing of things than to write about the very thing that stopped me from writing in the first place. Disclaimer: I’m not a psychologist. Depression is serious so please seek help if you need it. All thoughts below are my own […]

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11 Mood Boosters for Writers

Are you in a writing funk? Need a booster to kick start your writing metabolism? You’ve come to the right place. You love writing. You know the book or books you want to create. You can feel it. You know it in your bones what you want to achieve. But you keep giving into distractions and you constantly question everything. Being in a writing funk is like a dark cloud hanging over you. I spent a whole year being PA and not writing one word. I thought about it every minute of the day. I had the time (I was a PA for gods sake). Every month that went by […]

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Easter Blues

OK so this Easter I have been in a little bit of a funk. I had the Easter Blues. It wasn’t because of pending family gatherings and barbecues but by Monday I was feeling really down. I went into the long weekend with so many goals and I promised myself I was going to be more productive than ever! I know high expectations. Just a little. If you have read my book Active Patience you will know I’m a little prone to Perfectionism and I also decided I’m going to redesign my Blog Logo…….eh I know sigh. I have actually been meaning to redesign it for a while now but I […]

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