I blinked at that stupid cursor on a blank word document and that stupid cursor blinked right back at me.
That battle went on for a little while. The cursor won.
Never had writer’s block hit so hard. I was at an impasse. As someone who writes for a living, this couldn’t go on much longer.
It wasn’t because I was lazy. It wasn’t because I didn’t know what to write about.
Jeff and I had a list a mile long of plausible blog posts to start on.
The truth was that something had happened to me recently and it was all I could think about. It was stopping me from being productive at work entirely.
Day and night. Night and day. I couldn’t move past it.
I wanted to shake someone who had hurt me. I wanted to thank them for the good times we had together. I wanted to use my blog to reach someone when nothing else was working…and it was in that seemingly endless moment of not being able to get started that I realized just how large of an impact this event was having beyond just my personal life.
And so rather than start on that mile-long list of possible blog posts I needed to work on, I decided to share my recent experience with other entrepreneurs, bloggers or business owners who may be dealing with similar personal problems.
That they can learn from it.
That in every seemingly bad situation there is always some good. Continue Reading