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Dealing With Loneliness – The Anxious Author

When I was a teenager, all I wanted was to be left alone. For years I holed myself up in my room writing books nobody would ever read and playing The Sims 2 on my laptop. Once a day I would go out for a long walk in the countryside and get lost in my… Continue reading Dealing With Loneliness – The Anxious Author

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The Importance of Taking a Week Off…At Least – The Anxious Author

Fiction authors are compulsive creatures. We kill characters, start new projects and post our writerly frustrations to social media with reckless abandon. Perhaps most importantly, we write compulsively. I am one of the worst culprits for descending into a writing spiral. Getting so caught up in creating a story that it becomes all you can… Continue reading The Importance of Taking a Week Off…At Least – The Anxious Author

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3 Ways To Cope During A Big Transition – The Anxious Author

A big life change requires a lot of energy. Planning for uncertain events, getting everything in order and then when the time comes, taking action. Whether we're having a child, starting a new job or, for us Anxious Authors, facing a change in our author careers, such big transitions require some coping mechanisms. Otherwise, we… Continue reading 3 Ways To Cope During A Big Transition – The Anxious Author

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3 Types Of People To Surround Yourself With – The Anxious Author

Our own attitudes are paramount to making progress in any stage of our lives. This doesn't exclusively mean positivity, it can mean a lot of things. Determination, ambition and sometimes just a pleasant feeling of contentment in our journey. Hey, sometimes it's the negative feelings in life that drive us forwards. Desperation and sadness are… Continue reading 3 Types Of People To Surround Yourself With – The Anxious Author

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What Do We Do At A Crossroads? – The Anxious Author

Nobody faces the grim reaper without having faced a crossroads or two in their lives. A choice which significantly changes our trajectory in the grand scheme. Of who we become and the memories we will make, not to mention whether or not our dreams will be accomplished. All of these sometimes hinge on one crucial… Continue reading What Do We Do At A Crossroads? – The Anxious Author