Don't Let These Excuses Keep You From Writing

Don't Let These Excuses Keep You From Writing

So many of us are called to write, and that calling can show up in a variety of forms. It can be a soft calling to journal once in a while to collect our thoughts or document the day, it can be a stronger calling to share a blog with our audience and to write about topics for our work and expertise, it can be a gut-wrenching calling that writing is our one true vehicle for expression in this life and that being a writer is our heart’s purpose on this earth. Wherever you are on the writing calling spectrum, my wish for you is that you answer that call. Don’t let these excuses get in the way.

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Make a Resource List and Reignite Your Confidence

Make a Resource List and Reignite Your Confidence

Often when we are thinking of starting something new, whether that be a new business, a new creative project, or a new pursuit of any kind, it's easy to feel daunted. It can feel like you are entering uncharted territory, which may be true. But just because that particular venture is new and unknown, that does not mean that you don't take all of your previous experience and resources with you.

To remind yourself of all of the things you have already built in your life that can serve you in a new undertaking, try making a resource list. You'll be amazed at how confident it can make you feel and you might even be quite surprised at how extensive your list is. 

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Gretchen Rubin's Power Hour

Gretchen Rubin's Power Hour

A Power Hour is an hour in which you tackle all of those little tasks that you have been putting off and just get them over with. This could include changing that lightbulb that has been flickering, making an appointment you need, shredding or filing documents you have had in a pile on your desk, dropping off those bags of donation items that have been sitting in the back of your car. You get the idea. Keep a list somewhere accessible, maybe on your desk, fridge, or phone, where you can jot down the items you know need to be done but don't want to do right that second. Then during your Power Hour, grab the list and start checking those things off!

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