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7 Ways to Overcome Destructive Self-Criticism

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on March 21, 2016 4 Comments • views: 2612
7 Ways to Overcome Destructive Self-Criticism

Another rejection. I guess my writing is just not good enough. My book’s not selling. Why did I think I had talent? Why did I say that in my interview? I sounded so stupid! You’ve heard it before. You should be kind to yourself. Encourage yourself. Refrain from too much self-criticism. But it’s not just […]

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What You Need to Know About Potential Laptop Dangers

Filed in The Healthy Writer by on February 13, 2017 3 Comments • views: 634
What You Need to Know About Potential Laptop Dangers

I love my laptop. I do all my fiction writing and blog writing on it, and I take it with me everywhere. My desktop gets a great workout on my freelance projects and submissions, but for just about everything else, I’m on my laptop. Imagine my dismay, then, when I read recently that it may […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Jacqueline Cioffa

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on February 15, 2017 2 Comments • views: 1069
Featured Writer on Wellness: Jacqueline Cioffa

Living with manic depression and anxiety, the biggest physical challenge for me being a writer is finding a healthy balance between being still, managing anxiety, exercise, and writing. I also have sciatica, so back strengthening exercise is extremely important. It can painful to sit for long hours at a time. Walking is My “Writing Meditation” […]

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How to Overcome Unique Challenges as a Highly Sensitive Writer

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on February 20, 2017 0 Comments • views: 162
How to Overcome Unique Challenges as a Highly Sensitive Writer

Are you “highly sensitive?” Do you know what “highly sensitive” is? I didn’t until I read The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N. Aron. Wow. What an eye-opener. If you’ve ever been told that you’re “too sensitive” and you haven’t read this book, I highly recommend you do. If you’ve read it and you know […]

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