Posts tagged ‘build confidence’

Jul 17 2019
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Writers, set micro goals for major progress

Writers, set micro goals for major progress

I want to finally write my memoir. I want to finish my novel. I want to learn how to write poetry. I have this great idea for a children’s book… It’s good to have goals. As writers, we often focus on the big picture, but let’s face it: the big picture can sometimes feel too big to achieve. So what if we made smaller goals—not giving up on the bigger ones, but breaking them down…

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Nov 22 2017
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3 self-care tips for writers

3 self-care tips for writers

  What is self-care, and why and how should you practice it while writing? A brief history of the term “self-care” according to Slate tells us that its origins are in the medical community in the ’60s, when doctors encouraged patients to develop healthy habits and contribute to their own treatment. Soon after, “academics began to look for ways for workers in more high-risk and emotionally daunting professions—trauma therapists, social workers, EMTs, and so on—to…

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