Don´t aspire – write!

Advice? I don’t have advice. Stop aspiring and start writing. If you’re writing, you’re a writer. Write like you’re a goddamn death row inmate and the governor is out of the country and there’s no chance for a pardon. Write like you’re clinging to the edge of a cliff, white knuckles, on your last breath, and you’ve got just one last thing to say, like you’re a bird flying over us and you can see everything, and please, for God’s sake, tell us something that will save us from ourselves. Take a deep breath and tell us your deepest, darkest secret, so we can wipe our brow and know that we’re not alone. Write like you have a message from the king. Or don’t. Who knows, maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who doesn’t have to.”
– Alan Watts

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Let the healing unfold

Richard says:
Yesterday I’ve been watching TV. The main topic was “burnout”.

I found out what I didn’t dare to see: I’ve been suffering from burnout and I still do. Writing here on WordPress was an attempt to heal myself. It was a central part which I wouldn’t like to miss.

Me:
Labeling your suffering doesn´t make it easier!

When it comes to psychic realities, diagnosing sometimes creates even more distance
between you and your healing.

Let it have no name, let the recovery simply unfold!

Writing seems to be good for you. Write without thinking.