12 Things to Tell Yourself When You Need to Write On a Bad Mental Health Day


Check out this helpful post from the Novelty Revisions Blog with 12 Things to Tell Yourself When You Need to Write On a Bad Mental Health Day

Meg Dowell Writes

1 It’s OK to not be OK — but technically you can still write when you’re not OK.

2. The things that are bothering you will still be there when you are done with your work. But once you’re done with your work, you will be free (and hopefully guilt free) to do whatever you want and need to do to deal with those things.

3. Even writing that’s considered “work” can be therapeutic. Just because it isn’t fiction doesn’t mean it can’t help you stay grounded for a little while.

4. It’s OK to admit that you are struggling. If you can, reach out for help.

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