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How to Recover From a Mistake When You Are Writing – Self Improvement Article

  Last Updated: August 3, 2019Let’s be clear: no matter how hard we try to avoid them. Sooner or later–usually sooner–we’re all going to make yet another mistake.That sucks.Of course it sucks.When you discover you’ve been barking up the wrong tree there’s nothing you can do to get back the time and the energy you so liberally wasted.In fact, the arrow of time goes only in one direction, and to my knowledge no one has discovered how to reverse it…

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Healthy minds: how writers can stay healthy and keep writing

Writing can be a deeply rewarding activity. It can also be terribly stressful. Just have a look at these quotes: We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect–Anaïs Nin One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple–Jack Kerouac I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within–Gustave Flaubert A blank piece of…

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Effective to do list planning, to really boost productivity

Having a list of goals can be a great way to make us as productive as possible. But like everything else in life, if we overdo it, we run the risk of ending up with nothing to show for our shiny list of goals. In fact, a list of goals should be as laser-focused as short. For example, if we want to increase our writing output, it’s doubtful at best the usefulness of adding to our list something like running…

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