Josh Irby

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How to Silence Negative Voices and Write

My children are inquisitive. When I am driving they ask at least one question per minute. Sometimes, their questions come so quickly and loudly I cannot hear my own thoughts.

I feel like my brain is being hijacked.

Often, when I sit down to write, I feel the same way. I try to engage my mind with the world of words but my mind is under new management. I am no longer in control.

Photo Cred: Dreamstime
Photo Cred: Dreamstime

In this case, however, the voices are not those of my children. They are voices from within.

Silencing those voices is my secret to finding my creative flow.

[This article is running as a guest post on Positive Writer. You can read about how to silence these voice by clicking here.]

 

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