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Spinning on the Procrastination Wheel: Part 2 – Fear of Failure, Anxiety, Resentment

Fear of Failure; Anxiety As time passes you feel the need to get going and at this point you might experience tendrils of fear working their way into your consciousness. It begins to dawn that the task facing you may be more difficult … Continue reading

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Hate writing? You’re not alone….

Here’s a video that explores what people hate about writing and why. There’s lots more to say about the problem and what to do about it, but this is a good portrayal of the problem. Aversive feelings about writing are … Continue reading

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Elephant in the room – the challenges of talking with a blocked writer (video)

So, you  know someone who is having some trouble producing the written word. What do you say to them? It’s a risky business. There’s an elephant in the room, and it’s packed with emotion. If you ignore or completely avoid … Continue reading

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