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Negative naggies

Posted by Sherry Roit on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, In : Personal 


Yes, I just made that up: naggies. It suits them well. I'm not speaking of other people, but our own thoughts. Our own little voice that we are told to listen to. But sometimes not. Because sometimes it's a damned negative, nagging, nincompoop. It leaves behind these ninja bombs sometimes, too. The ones you don't immediately notice, not until later when BOOM, they go off in a cloud of blackness.

Now, I'm not saying to ignore your gut instincts. I don't necessarily think our guts use that littl...

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Brain dump (aka Keys to the Kingdom)

Posted by Sherry Roit on Thursday, May 8, 2014, In : Writing 



I'm sitting here, mind wandering as it often does- particularly when I've decided I need to be doing something- and it got stuck on a loop of what it means to be a creative person. The frustrations we must all have in common.

Such as this issue: what is in your head is not what always comes out through your fingers. It's never quite this enough, that enough, ___ enough. Even when other people say it's great, part of you always thinks well, thanks but if only...

Of course you really shouldn't sa...

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Stories being told...

Posted by Sherry Roit on Sunday, December 22, 2013, In : General 


Each day, hundreds, thousands - millions, commit acts of bravery. Find their courage. Each in their own story, which overlaps with other stories. Characters come and go.

One is no less important to another, in their story. It is not a contest. It may be the most important thing that person ever faces, the most terrifying. While others would point and say, "All you did was ask someone on a date."

It is not a contest. You may not know this person's story. Particularly not their inner monologue. H...

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Showing Tag: "thought" (Show all posts)

Negative naggies

Posted by Sherry Roit on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, In : Personal 


Yes, I just made that up: naggies. It suits them well. I'm not speaking of other people, but our own thoughts. Our own little voice that we are told to listen to. But sometimes not. Because sometimes it's a damned negative, nagging, nincompoop. It leaves behind these ninja bombs sometimes, too. The ones you don't immediately notice, not until later when BOOM, they go off in a cloud of blackness.

Now, I'm not saying to ignore your gut instincts. I don't necessarily think our guts use that littl...

Continue reading ...
 

Brain dump (aka Keys to the Kingdom)

Posted by Sherry Roit on Thursday, May 8, 2014, In : Writing 



I'm sitting here, mind wandering as it often does- particularly when I've decided I need to be doing something- and it got stuck on a loop of what it means to be a creative person. The frustrations we must all have in common.

Such as this issue: what is in your head is not what always comes out through your fingers. It's never quite this enough, that enough, ___ enough. Even when other people say it's great, part of you always thinks well, thanks but if only...

Of course you really shouldn't sa...

Continue reading ...
 

Stories being told...

Posted by Sherry Roit on Sunday, December 22, 2013, In : General 


Each day, hundreds, thousands - millions, commit acts of bravery. Find their courage. Each in their own story, which overlaps with other stories. Characters come and go.

One is no less important to another, in their story. It is not a contest. It may be the most important thing that person ever faces, the most terrifying. While others would point and say, "All you did was ask someone on a date."

It is not a contest. You may not know this person's story. Particularly not their inner monologue. H...

Continue reading ...
 
 

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