life & mental health

Life outside reading and writing books matters, too. These posts talk about things like mental health struggles and balancing your regular life with your writer life.

How to live more like a protagonist and be the main character of your own life

How to live like a protagonist and be the main character of your own life

Writers and other creatives can be great at coming up with compelling stories, but when are we approaching our own lives with the same care and innovation? Did you just say “huh??” That’s okay! I’m here to give you some tips on how to really embody that main character energy when you’re a writer or

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This is why you’re struggling with creativity (it’s not what you think)

Pals, it’s time for some tough love. We’ve talked about mental health for creatives before as well as about taking care of your physical health when you’re a writer, but I feel like there’s still something I need to say. You’re struggling with your creativity because your priorities are wrong and you suck at self-care.

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Creativity and mental health – how to stay creative when your mind is wobbly

Live a creative life YOUR way at Protagonist Crafts

It should be no surprise for anyone that there is a relationship between creativity and mental health. A relationship where the former suffers when the latter is down. Still, I bet you’ve seen a movie or two with a character who is scared of “getting cured” from their depression because they might lose their artistic

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Ode to Uncool Interests

Writing your next book starts at Protagonist Crafts

You know what’s lame about being an adult besides having to pretend to be listening when someone talks about mortgages and not finding light-up sneakers in your size? The expectation that all your hobbies and interests have to be useful and get you somewhere and that you can’t just like something without having to be

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