A is for Acceptance: Overcoming Writing Blocks and Fears
By: Cassie Premo Steele, Ph.D.
You have a writing project in mind. Maybe you’ve even started writing, and you have a deadline coming up. And then what happens? Nothing. You are blocked. You find yourself distracted. You get increasingly anxious.
What can you do? In this interactive, experiential workshop, you will learn simple techniques to break through your writing blocks and fears and start moving ahead again. Topics include:
- the latest research about how our brains can work more effectively
- avoiding common pitfalls and setbacks during the writing process
- how simple daily practices can lead to major breakthroughs in your work
Cassie Premo Steele, Ph.D. is a writing and creativity coach with two decades of experience teaching in university and community settings. She is the author of nine books of scholarship, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, and her coaching practice specializes in the ways writing can be a healing modality to help individuals reach personal and career success. In her practice with individual clients, she models an experiential practice combining mindfulness, meditation, journaling, and emotional awareness to help clients achieve their writing and career goals while living a life of calm and balance. Charles R. Goldman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of South Carolina's School of Medicine, attests, "Her teaching and group facilitation skills are outstanding. Her warm, supportive style encourages people to reach deep within themselves to express thoughts and feelings they were not even aware they had. Her knowledge of writing and of the psychology of creativity and healing is amazing." Her website is www.cassiepremosteele.com
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