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My Energy Levels

My Energy Levels

All my current writing energy is being put into Mosaic Minds stories.

I have a lot of plans rolling around in my head as well that are preventing me from squeezing any more creativity that I already am out of my head.

I think I am in denial about a bit of post-travel depression. D reminded me last night that at this time last year, we were in the Greek Islands. I felt my heart sink into my stomach. I wasn't expecting that.

I need to remain focussed on the long term goal otherwise I may end up stuck and frustrated like I was 2 years ago.

It's not a place I want to be.

I know I will get out of this slump but there are so many things I want to happen LIKE NOW and have little patience.

Wish I could write something a little more upbeat but at the moment, my brain is sifting through the negativity to find the positive.

I am a motivated person. I am highly enthusiastic. I am just dreadfully afraid of falling back into old habits.

And so, my negative skeptical side must keep me in check.

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