I was racking my brain on what I was going to write about to inspire, give hope and encouragement. The more I thought, the more a suitable topic eluded me. Then a light-bulb went off, not in the way you think. I had Writer’s Block. CRAP!
My husband walked into the door. The kids were now his duty to take hold. I told him I was having a hard time of coming up with a topic to share because I wanted it to be great, grand, awe-inspiring.
As a spoke to him, I remembered a video I saw on a sure fire way to Cure Writer’s Block.
The video (you can click here to check it out) pointed out the need for “perfection” blocks creativity. I was blocking myself by wanting to be perfect, which is an impossible task. It brought me back to my experience of learning how to embrace my imperfections through an e-course I took from Ms. O[prah]. More about that is in my Book Review of Dr. Brené Brown’s The Gifts of Imperfection.
I learned during the e-course a little bit about giving permission to myself. When you give yourself the permission to “mess up,” “make mistakes,” or “be imperfect” you free yourself to work without restraints. Which is exactly what the guy (Chris Robley) in the video says to do to get pass Writer’s Block.
So there you have it. Give yourself permission to be imperfect, to mess up and try again.
And tell me about it in the comments below.
Take a picture of your permission slips and share them with me via Instagram with #permissionslips (& if you want Tag me: @msamandarosario).
P.S. Just felt like I should have P.S. 🙂