December 02, 2009
Even Michelangelo's David Started Out as a Block

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Stuck? Confused? Blocked?

Get over it by printing out this posting, filling in the blanks, and then reading your story aloud. Works wonders! Better than therapy! Cheaper than Prozac!

"Boy, am I blocked! I haven't felt this bad since ___________. I've tried __________________ and ____________________, but nothing seems to work. It's almost laughable the way I'm spending all my time ___________________.

I feel so frustrated I could _________________________.

I hate it when _____________________________. It makes me feel like a ________________ without a ____________.

I'm so tired of ___________________________. Just yesterday, I felt so ___________________ I could see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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But now... it feels like the tunnel is filled with ___________________ and the light has turned to ___________________.

Uh oh! What if I stay stuck like this forever?

I can see the writing on my tombstone now: '__________________________ _______________________.' What an epitaph! That would really make me feel like a _________________________________________.

I wish there was someone I could blame besides myself!

Hmmm... Maybe ________________ would make a good person to dump on. If he/she was here with me now, I'd _________________________________________.

How did I get into this situation anyhow? I never really intended to _____________________________________________.

All I wanted was ____________________________.

Why does it have to be so unbelievably difficult? If only I could stop feeling so ________________________________.

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Hey! Just last week I got tons of great ideas about my project -- ideas like ____________________ and ____________________ and ______________________.

Any one of those brainstorms could easily be the key. And even if they weren't, I could always ________________________________________.

I could even call ________________ and _______________. They're tuned into my project! Maybe they'd have a clue about how to proceed.

Actually, this is all pretty funny.

I seem to love focusing on my problems instead of possible solutions. Talk about creative! I must have ________ ways to avoid taking the next step.

Which reminds me.... I guess the next thing I need to do is ___________________________. And after that I'll _____________________.

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Isn't it fascinating how this stuff works? In a little while, I'll probably look back at this crazy time and realize _____________________
_______________________.

Go beyond confusion

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Posted by Mitch Ditkoff at December 2, 2009 01:30 AM

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