Writer’s Block: I can’t think!

Once I decided that I wanted to start blogging (5 April 2013), I wrote at least one post every day from then until the weekend we were away helping a friend move. I figured that one long weekend off wouldn’t break my rhythm, and maybe that break is not to blame, but since then, I have found it harder and harder to write everyday. Some days I write on two or more of my blogs or I write a Hubpage article, but some days; like yesterday and today, I feel as if I simply can’t think of anything to write about.

I Can't Think

I Can’t Think by Alyssa L. Miller used under a Creative Commons Attribution license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Or that the things I think of are simply not compelling enough to get me to sit down at the keyboard and get the words to flow.

For one of my other blogs, I’ve been doing research on Lunar Rhythms and how “they say” it’s easier to get things done during the waning phase of the moon vs. the waxing phase (not sure where this “wisdom” comes from yet… that’s part of my research). I would love to blame my writer’s block on the moon… well, it’s a full moon, of course it’s hard to write. But I’m guessing that’s not really the problem.

Then I remembered something I had written a while ago about Yoga Breathing and the Space Between. I think that part of my difficulty with writing might be that there’s been so much going on in my personal life, that I haven’t had a chance to honor that space between…. and so I’m sort-of stuck in it. As if I’ve taken in too much without taking the space to process it…. the intake-outflow has been interrupted and I’m stuck in the middle in the big uncomfortable unknown.

I hope that writing even this little bit will help me get back into the rhythm. I have a strong feeling that, like most inertia, if I can’t get going soon, I’m going to stay stuck. Once I get into the flow again,  “a body in motion tends to stay in motion” and I should be able to keep writing. Here’s hoping. 🙂


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