It’s no easy feat staying on top of your stuff if you’re juggling more than one assignment, project, or social engagement. At times you may feel like you’ve bitten off more than you can chew, or that it’s impossible to finish everything you want to do. Those that have allowed themselves to sink into the abyss of failed time management in the past know just how easy it is to lose sight of things and succumb to procrastination, denial, and giving up.
At times I may have as many as six different projects I’m currently working on. Though it seems like a lot to handle, I’ve come to realize that there is a way to ensure that all projects are completed by their deadlines. This, of course, also ties in to giving each project the time and effort they need to be fulfilled to the best of my abilities. Hopefully some insight to how I stay on top of things can help others who wish to do the same.
The rule of three I like to live by is to organize, visualize, and compartmentalize.
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Writing isn’t always done with a steadfast resolve; often times people have to struggle through a mental block or multitudes of self-doubt to create something they deem meaningful enough to share with the world. For this blog, I’m going to take a look at some of the biggest uncertainties writers have that may keep them from releasing their work for people around the world to enjoy, as well as some words of wisdom for those that encounter these uncertainties.
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Today’s Topic: We are all subject to at least one soul-crushing event in our lives, no matter how big or small.
We’ve all been there – you’re doing something you feel is literally sucking the life out of your body, yet you keep doing it. For some, it’s their day-to-day job. For others, it’s a relationship with someone else that’s become taxing to their mental and/or physical health. For most, it’s not something enjoyable that you look forward to doing long-term. Yet, there are times when soul-crushing work is necessary for the natural progression of life. We can only hope that putting up with such things can lead to better situations and eventual peace of mind.
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No one can live off of what they love to do unless it makes a profit, and not everything someone does to pay the bills is enjoyable (no matter how good they may be at it). For this blog, I wanted to take a look at the positives and negatives that can be found when writers create works that are purely because they want to versus when they’re paid to create content with the sole purpose of profiting from it.
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