The Terrifying Discovery I Made When I Stopped Writing For a Week


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I planned to take three days off of writing over a long weekend. Breaks are good, and I’d had this one scheduled several weeks in advance.

I ended up actively avoiding my writing tasks for over a week.

I’m not quite sure what happened. At first, I thought I was just tired, worn out from a short trip I’d taken. But even when I found myself with enough time and energy to get back to work, I physically and mentally could not bring myself to even open one of my documents.

Completely blocked mentally and even more anxious about the fact that I wasn’t writing, I knew I wasn’t going to get any work done. So I kept saying, “I’ll get back to it tomorrow.” Again. And again. And again.

But I knew this could not go on forever. I didn’t just have goals — I had responsibilities. So I…

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