Writing is tough, being an author is tougher. Here at Alive and Writing, we take a closer look at all the challenges you will face as an author including issues with mental health, time management, professionalism, and more.
Burnout. Stress. Overwhelm. It happens to everyone at some point, which is why it’s so important to leave some time for yourself and practice self-care. In this week’s episode, we discuss burn out, self-care, and how to schedule some me time so you can be creative when you need to be.
Links and Sites Mentioned in Episode 5 Leaving Time for Yourself & Self-Care
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- Articles on Self-Care
- Self-Care for Writers: What You Need to Know (video)
- April’s Secret To Avoiding Burnout
- Episode 4 Procrastination
- Regular Exercise Enhances Creativity
- XCOM 2: Long War 2
Stay tuned for next weeks episode when we chat about It’s NOT a Competition.
Have you missed our last few podcasts? Check them out here:
Chapter 1 Episode 1 You Are Not Alone
Chapter 1 Episode 2 Preparing to Write
Chapter 1 Episode 3 Self-Criticism
Chapter 1 Episode 4 Procrastination
Let us know how we’re doing. We’re anxious to explore all areas of a writer’s life. And let’s face it. As completely different as we all are from each other, we’re not going to think of everything.