I stopped by The Sprint Shack earlier today for a guest post on “writerly” health and well-being. Read on to learn how to balance creativity with self-care so you can be at the top of your game as a writer and as a happy, healthy human being. 🙂
Our health and wellness are two of the most important “possessions” we have. Yet as writers, sometimes we take them for granted. If we’re too engrossed in our work and lose track of time, or a crucial deadline on a blog post or a round of rewrites is looming, we might feel tempted to ignore sleep, hunger, and other needs.
Here’s what I can tell you from personal experience: It’s not worth it. In fact, it’s essential for us to step away from our craft now and then so we can take care of ourselves. And by remembering to balance creativity with self-care, we can be productive, happy, and healthy.
So, how can you maintain your well-being without sacrificing too much of your writing? Here are seven keys that focus on all-around areas of physical, emotional, and mental wellness.
Key #1: Hydration
Staying hydrated isn’t limited to physical exercise…
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