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Self Reflection and Discovery in the Writing

Self Reflection: Every one of us walking the planet wonders, secretly, if we’re getting it wrong. We stumble along, loving and losing, finding unexpected strength, and at other times, succumbing to our fears. We are impatient. We want to know what’s around the corner, but the writing life won’t offer us this. It forces us into the here and now. There is only this moment,

When we put pen to page, the page is our mirror, reflecting what happens inside. We come face to face with our own resistance, lack of balance, self-loathing, and insatiable ego—and also with our singular vision, guts, and grit.

Writing is a journey filled with uncertainties. It’s a path that doesn’t promise clarity but demands presence.

  • As we navigate through our thoughts and emotions, the blank page becomes a canvas where we confront our inner selves.
  • The doubts, the fears, and the relentless self-criticism all surface, but so do:
  • The courage?
    • The unique perspectives?
    • The sheer tenacity that defines us?

The Mirror of the Page

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  • When we write, we engage in a dialogue with ourselves.
  • The page doesn’t lie; it reflects our true state of mind.
  • This can be both daunting and liberating.
  • On one hand, we must face our imperfections and insecurities head-on.
  • On the other hand, we have the opportunity to acknowledge our strengths and celebrate our victories, however small they may seem.

Embracing Imperfection

Perfection is a myth in the writing world.

  • The beauty of writing lies in its rawness and authenticity.
  • We may not always find the right words or the perfect sentence structure, but what matters is the honesty with which we express ourselves.
  • Each word, each sentence, is a step toward self-discovery.

The Courage to Continue

  • Writing requires immense courage.
  • It takes guts to put our thoughts and emotions out into the world to:
  • Expose our vulnerabilities
    • Stand by our unique vision.
  • Yet, it is this very courage that fuels our journey.
  • It’s what keeps us going, even when the path ahead is shrouded in uncertainty.

Finding Strength in the Now

  • The writing life compels us to be present.
  • It demands our full attention, drawing us away from the worries of the future or the regrets of the past.
  • In this moment, as we write, we find strength.
  • We discover a fortitude we didn’t know we possessed.
  • And in this process, we learn to trust ourselves and our journey.
  • Let us embrace the uncertainty of the writing journey.
  • Let us be patient, be present, and trust that each word we write brings us closer to understanding ourselves and the world around us.

A strong believer in and practitioner of teamwork; caring about people instinctively; and able to build good interpersonal relations; culture-focused, capable of diversification in the competitive environment. Her area of interest is Nature as a whole. She likes learning and meeting people; meetup with her own self during long walks. She believes in the power of positivity; it adds beauty to life. She aims to make life beautiful with positivity and extend help wherever she finds the opportunity.

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