Tag: anxiety

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10 Ways to Fight off Writer’s Anxiety

It’s happened to all of us before. We sit down to write and get overwhelmed. Are we even any good at writing? Fear takes over and the screen is too white and blank and no words are coming. This is writer’s anxiety and it hampers our creativity and ability to produce. So let’s look at…
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April 18, 2017 1

The Stress of Not Writing

Stress, in general, is the reaction of the body to intense conditions around it. Could be physical, mental, or emotional. I’ve read dozens of articles about the stress of writing but none on the stress of NOT writing.  It exists and can be a huge source of depression and anxiety. Here at OurWriteSide.com, I have…
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February 20, 2017 0

Surviving the Pressure Cooker

This morning I answered a comment from a writer in my group by pointing out the pressures she is putting on herself.  We writers have both internal and external pressures affecting us every day.  Perhaps if we identify them, it would be easier to recognize and defend ourselves. I doubt I will list them all.…
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October 24, 2016 0