I love writing! I especially enjoy the days when the words flow quickly and easily. There are times where no matter how rapidly my fingers bang on the keyboard they simply cannot keep up with the multitude of ideas swarming in my head. As I type, a smile crosses my face because I know that my words are creative, helpful, and engaging. Yes, writing can be exhilarating! But, then there are days like today–times when each and every word typed requires intentionality and effort. On these days I am not in the zone, the words don’t flow, and writing feels like work. This week, in spite of my best intentions, this blog post did not come easy. And this was after using all of my best tricks.
Over the course of the week, I: