I’ve been making myself crazy this week.
I’ve been working on launching some new business things. Content, site, etc.. and it’s driving my up a f…..g wall. Why?
Perfectionism, overthinking and that GD voice. You know the one, the judgmental one in my head. Tell me if you relate.
I’ve worked, reworked and scrapped more things that I can even count. I’ve devoted so much attention to minutia that I swear to God I felt like a teen hopped up on Adderall.
At one point I’d focused on a single paragraph so much that I looked up and I’d spent an hour. WTF?
There is “wordsmithing” and then there is obsession.
When I would finally get something finished and really looking good, I’d become paralyzed with fear about putting it out there.
"Hit enter or send? Oh hell no, I should think about this more."
Pressfield calls it “resistance" and it takes many forms.Read More