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The Fear of Stagnation

Stagnation is the dream killer.

I typically save these type of blog posts for my Monday Morning Musings series that I do from time to time. But it’s no longer Monday and the lingering feeling to write this up still persists, so here I am.

It’s been almost two weeks since I’ve written my last blog post (one that I’m INSANELY proud of through a collaboration with FoKAS photography). It’s been almost two weeks since I’ve really read anything toward my 2017 Reading Challenge; and it’s been about a week since I’ve written anything towards my novel and shared it in my Attacking the Novel series. Needless to say, in my mind, I feel like I’ve fallen off to some degree. For a number of reasons. But I’m not here to actually talk about any of those excuses. Instead, I want to briefly talk about avoiding the same pitfalls once you realize that you’re not living up to your potential.

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Not Taking Everything Too Personally

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Continuing down the path of playing catch up with my 2017 Reading Challenge, I switched up my earlier choice for my second book to finish in April from The Cleansweep Conspiracy by Chuck Waldron (which is a self published book) to The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz (which is an award-winning book). It was a book that I had meant to read for the longest but never did; and for the sake of expediency on getting to my two reading choices for May so that I don’t fall further behind, I started reading it last week.

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Early Morning Musings – Learning from Adversity

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Putting it all together…

Late for a “Monday Morning Musing” post I know, but the message is still timely. In the course of spending this month getting all my affairs in order to begin drafting my novel next month, my favorite slogan of ‘Sometimes Life Happens’ reared its ugly head again. Real world situations occurred to have me contemplate the decisions I make and how I should move forward.

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