Friday Five – looking after yourself

Friday Five

Friday Five – Look after yourself

I posted a few days ago about remembering to look after yourself. I don’t know how many of you fit writing around other activities, such as day jobs, kids, family commitments, and so on, but I do.

I find there are times when looking after myself gets lower on the priority list. These are times when I am likely to fall in a heap and no writing happens as that also gets lower on the priority list.

Here are five ways you can look after yourself and keep going: [Read more…]

Remember to look after yourself…

Remember to look after yourself too...

Remember to look after yourself too…

Last night, I had a migraine. I was exhausted and my head was killing me, all I wanted was an early night. But, I’m a mum, so I had to get the kids their dinner and into bed before I could collapse.

I hastily wrote a blog post, and looked at the comments from my editor for the next chapter. The goals I posted on Sunday stated that I would edit at least a chapter a night this week, but all I wanted to do was sleep.

It was about the point when the screen was looking funny I decided to turn the computer off, take some pain killers, and head off to bed. I gave myself permission to look after me first, my editing could wait. [Read more…]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...