If You Dont Like It Change It

Change is good and if you’re making a change to try and make yourself happier do it. A lot of people struggle with this myself included. a common problem we all fa…

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23 Down 12 to Go

Whatever it is you’re working on getting the final stretch feels amazing. It doesn’t matter if it’s writing, art, or a project at work When you get to the point where the countdown begins each checkpoint you get to feels better.After I cover the next twelve months I’m going to have to decide if I’m formatting the book into a chapter for each month or make the chapters longer and just divide it into three long chapters.

After getting a third into the draft of this book I’ve been getting more and more excited about the project as I got through each month afterwards. Just a few weeks ago I full-out dreaded the writing of this book because I was covering the least fun parts. As I got closer the two-year mark I got more excited because fun things in my recovery happened in that third year of recovery so of course I’m going to be more excited to write about them.

When I trashed the first draft I had started of this book in september a few months ago I didn’t think I was going to restart the book let alone get this far in just three short months. I was so frustrated at the first draft that I left it for two months and tried to work on other projects to regroup. One day I awoke with a fire burning in my soul knowing I needed to tell that story and get my butt in gear. I’m so glad I did because I am currently in love with the new angle I have written the story from in this draft. Don’t give up on your projects, I promise it will be worth it in the end.



So This Happened 

As of yesterday I’ve made 100 post on this blog, I was shocked because it doesn’t feel like I’ve posted even half that many. Maybe my head has been a little too deep in my book to notice. I guess that’s what happens when a writer gets preoccupied.

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Staying Inspired 

Whether it’s writing or art staying Inspired to create things can get difficult at times. This can happen for a variety of reasons from not feeling one hundred percent to having personal issues or being stuck with a hefty dose of writers block below are a list of things I do to keep a creative mind set abd in turn complete projects faster. 

  1. Music to match the mood
  2. Observation 
  3. Being  active 

I have playlist I’ve made for most of the moods to write or create things, but if I don’t have what I need I hit up a free music service and head to the mood section and find something that fits. Even if it takes a bit I can always find a playlist that gets the creativity flowing. Like when writing non fiction I seem to lean towards artist with powerhouse female vocalists.

When I say observation I mean go for a walk or head over to a favorite thinking spot and observe everything with each of your senses. You will see, hear, smell, and maybe even taste and touch everything a little bit differently when trying to take it all in piece by piece. Going and observing things is one of my favorite ways to get motivated about a project.

Personally going for a run is a great way to find motivation because not only do I feel amazing afterwards, but during the run my mind is crystal clear.  I can let the project plan I self out in my mind before I go to work on the project. I would love it if our snow would go away so I could go jog or run outside in the mornings before getting going. 

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