The holiday season can be hectic and stressful as we juggle work schedules, shopping, family get-togethers, parties, and other things at this time of year. Finding time to write can be a challenge.
We know it’s important to write regularly, and most of us have works in progress that we’re eager to finish and send out into the world. However, keeping a realistic goal for our writing and other responsibilities in December will help us relax and enjoy the really important things in life. Taking a break or cutting back on our daily word count for a couple of weeks won’t really make a difference in our careers (unless you have a deadline looming).
Try not to stress over the amount of writing you do or don’t do in the next few weeks. Enjoy the true spirit of the holidays, and in January you’ll feel refreshed and ready to attack your project with new energy.
Do you spend less time writing during the holidays? Do you feel stressed out by the extra activities the season generally brings, or do you know the secret to relaxing and enjoying it all?