Tag Archives: Self-care for Writers

Self-Care for Writers – Walking

I’m going to stay just a little longer with that terrible word: Exercise. But since I believe that gyms provide a most unnatural way of exercising and  are about the most evil invention ever (granted, they are helpful if you … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Moving

I think for many writers there is a nasty four-letter word that’s spelled with eight letters: Exercise. I mean, we usually sit at a desk in front of a computer (like old-fashioned me) or somewhere with a laptop or even … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Insomnia

There are few things worse than trying to fall asleep and failing. Getting angry at not being able to sleep, which of course makes everything worse. And feeling bad for not getting all the nice sleep you scheduled after reading … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Sleep

Today, I’m escalating the rest topic, and will talk about getting enough sleep. I know so many friends who are so busy that they don’t get enough sleep. Or cut their sleep time short on purpose as a habit. It … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Rest

Let’s start with the big and obvious one: Rest. If you’re a bit like me, you work pushing yourself, trying to get stuff done, finish the book, the editing, the formatting… and you ignore the effect all that focused work … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Permission

Before we get into what you can do for self-care, and all the little things that make life better if you actually do them (ahem), I want to take one step back with you. Because before you can actually really … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Introduction

Most of us are either freelancers or people with a day job who write when we make time for it. And I know how much time writing can take – especially when a story is flowing well and exciting things … Continue reading

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