How to Channel Your Stress and Anxiety into Ideation?

Having trouble writing in this time of corona? Me too. But if we work together I bet we can channel it into something great on the page.

If you’re like me, you’ve spent the last week refreshing Twitter and ignoring texts from all your exes. As much as I want good news to fill my inbox, the only fun I’ve had recently is FaceTiming with my group thread.

Writing used to be my refuge, but it’s so hard to get into the zone to produce pages when it feels like the world is quite literally dying.

A quick Google of my symptoms has given me the self-diagnosis of anxiety, depression, and a whole boatload of stress.

So yeah, it’s fucking hard to write now.

But see—the thing is, writing is what pays my bills. It’s what allows me to give cash to the warlords who supply the toilet paper and the credit cards/student loans that suck my finances dry as I try to make it in a shutdown Hollywood.

Anyway…I have to write. Not just for this site, but because I believe in my future as a writer.

So, let’s look at some things that work for me, that I hope might also work for you.

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