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Rejection is the Best Motivation

Rejection is the Best Motivation

So I struggle with submitting stories. The why of that is complicated and many-faceted, and (at least on the surface) has little to do with rejection. I will attempt to unpack this. I see this difficulty as a self-discipline issue, […]

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Tracking Tool: My Write Club Review

Tracking Tool: My Write Club Review

In November, one of the NaNo Facebook groups I belong to had a post that introduced me to a site still in beta called My Write Club. I tested it out with tracking my various writing goals for December, and […]

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Goals, 2018 Edition: Rock This Boat

Goals, 2018 Edition: Rock This Boat

Happy New Year! That time when we reflect on the past year and make all sorts of resolutions. Throughout the year, we often end up dropping those goals at the wayside. I love setting and tracking goals here on Anxiety […]

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Revising Expectations. Again.

Revising Expectations. Again.

Expectations are funny things. I’m trying to be ok with the likelihood that I won’t make an important goal. I probably won’t make it, even though I made it easy on myself and set the bar low. Which goal? Submitting […]

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Am I Micromanaging Myself?

Am I Micromanaging Myself?

At the day job there is a chronic issue with micromanagement. My particular district has struggled with results for the last decade or so; the answer the powers that be have come up with involves tracking—anything and everything—and conference calls—nearly […]

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Changing Process, Setting Targets

Changing Process, Setting Targets

There are milestones in life where changing becomes unavoidable. Becoming a parent is one of them. Going into this, the only thing I really knew was that I didn’t know what would happen. What I had not prepared for? Significant […]

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