I feel grateful to be alive when I imagine myself here. Wouldn’t it be nice to have this sensation more often?
Don’t you love the word “thrive?” It’s not about just getting through the day, making lists, or driving yourself to do more more more. It’s about a healthy, beaming, happy you, satisfied with your life and filled with gratitude.
Doesn’t that sound incredible? Who doesn’t want to be that kind of person?
As writers, we need constant reminders to stay positive. Otherwise we get distracted by what we’re not doing (not enough pitching, social media, awards, contracts, published work, classes, blog readers), versus what we thrive on (writing!).
Here are five ways to keep writing and moving forward:
1. Believe that you have something to say and people want to read it. Otherwise, when you doubt yourself, you create roadblocks that crush productivity. Manage your internal critic. Learn to recognize Continue reading »