You’re Upset With Yourself Because You Care

Check out this though-provoking post from the Novelty Revisions blog on being upset with yourself because you care

Meg Dowell Writes

You can’t take it anymore.

Here you are again, at the end of another long week. You haven’t written a single word, even though you keep telling yourself that’s going to change, starting now.

It never does.

Or maybe you’ve written thousands upon thousands of words this week. But you’re not proud of a single one of them. You want to feel at least an ounce of confidence about what you write, but you can’t, no matter how hard you try.

You hate it. And yourself.

Your frustration toward the act of writing — or lack thereof — is wearing you down. You’re so tired of feeling tired that you’re starting to seriously consider quitting, if only so you can stop being so upset that you’re not writing what or when or as much as you want to be.

Here’s an important reminder you might need today: your feelings mean…

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