Use a writing process to stop overworking an article for your job

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Most professional women who work in a knowledge economy are creators. Their companies often require a wide range of articles, from technical pieces to opinions to promotional offers. But unlike physical goods that have a well-defined nature, the definition of a well-written article is subjective. A colleague may find an article terrible and lacking in …

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3 ways to reduce task build up and reduce your anxiety

You’re feeling the anxiety build, slowly at first. It’s building because you know you have a ton of things to do but you can barely keep track of everything. Work is becoming unbearable with all the things you have to do. Every day you find more tasks are added to your already full plate. You …

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How to be unapologetic: 5 lessons from Danielle Steele’s life

Do you feel you have to apologize for just being yourself even though you are ‘nice’, kind, respectful, soft-spoken? Do you find yourself saying, ‘I’m sorry’ for doing something good for yourself to not offend another person, maybe a colleague or a family member? Being unapologetic is not always easy, but can be learnt. Ask …

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7 Behaviours that make Nora Roberts a prolific writer (which you can adapt too)

In the summer before my sixteenth birthday, I stumbled on Nora Roberts’ Irish Thoroughbred in the Olde Book Shop along my route to Spanish lessons. The Olde Book Shop had an entire shelf dedicated to Nora’s romance novels and I spent the summer making my way through the second-hand books. Twenty-five years later, I’m an …

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Dear Overwhelmed Writer, Develop Your Writing Process

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Dear Overwhelmed Writer, You have a lot on your plate and got handed a writing project. It’s another article you got to write for your job. You know you should get started but every time you think of the writing project you imagine it just disappearing. Poof! It’s gone. Fantasy fades, reality sets in and …

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The real reason why you have been struggling to put your happiness first

Photo by Gianluca Carenza on Unsplash   Of late, you are tired and on the verge of being burnt out. You start your days caring for your loved ones, then for your colleagues at work, and finally back to your loved ones at the end of the day. You barely have time for yourself, much …

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4 things you need to stop doing to simplify your life

Photo by Stephanie Harvey on Unsplash   Do you find yourself missing out on life events because you are buried under physical and mental clutter? Do you wish your space is light and airy and brings you great joy, peace and calm? Have you tried simplifying your life only to find that you are more …

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8 Dalai Lama Quotes to Help You Become More Resilient

Photo by Gijs Coolen on Unsplash Life can throw challenges at you hard and fast. The loss of a loved one or a job, illness, having a number of impending deadlines and unexpected financial expenses can induce unbearable stress. How you respond to that stress could either make you weaker or make you stronger. Stress could overwhelm …

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11 Oprah Winfrey Quotes to Help You Choose Yourself and the Life You Desire

Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash You have everything you need…at least so you thought. But lately, you find your job, your home and even your precious little ones draining. Instead, you dread the day before you every morning. You go through the motions of the day from home to work and back home. Your …

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