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That eureka moment...

I've been trying to do something work-related for a while now and I haven't really been getting anywhere with it and it was bugging me and getting really frustrating, because I know it's what I really want to do. 

Anyway, it's been bubbling away under the surface and I've been trying to do something about it and getting nowhere and feeling a bit like I've been flogging a dead horse. Then I had an email from a magazine editor yesterday about something I'd sent her and I was kind of relieved by her answer, because there was something niggling away in the back of my brain...

This morning I figured out what it was... I've been going about it all wrong! I know what I want to do and I was trying to do it in a certain way, but it wasn't working because the way I've been going about it has been wrong for me! I've had LOADS of little hints from the Universe that I'd got it arse backwards, the big pile of magazines in my room that I've flicked through and thought "no, I don't want to read this magazine, I don't want to write stuff like that, it's not speaking to me", should have been a BIG CLUE. I was never going to do it that way because it's not the way I do stuff! I got caught up in that infuriating cycle of doing the same thing over and over again and expecting the outcome to be different each time. Which of course it isn't, because I've been doing the same thing that didn't work the first time and assuming that it would work if I just sent it somewhere else (nope).

So FINALLY I've decided to stop flogging the dead horse, it's WAY DEAD now, no bringing that back, it is an ex-horse. I'm taking the weekend off and I'm going to come at it from a whole different angle on Monday. And do you know what? I KNOW it's going to work because I'm actually feeling excited about it now. So watch this space and I'll let you know how it goes...


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