Trying to keep your energy levels up in order to participate in National Novel Writing Month? Or maybe you just wish you had more focus and energy overall so you could be a better writer? In an article by Harvard Health Publishing, Writer’s Relief learned what the good people at Harvard Medical School have to tell writers about staying alert and focused:
- Control stress
Stress-induced emotions consume huge amounts of energy. Talking with a friend or relative, joining a support group, or seeing a psychotherapist can all help diffuse stress. Relaxation therapies like meditation, self-hypnosis, yoga, and tai chi are also effective tools for reducing stress.
- Lighten your load
One of the main reasons for fatigue is overwork. Overwork can include professional, family, and social obligations…