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Procraftination - causes, effects, and how to combat it.

Hello friends,

It's been quite a while since I last posted here - this is for various reasons.  Initially it was my daughter's first birthday - a difficult time as we figured out how to celebrate her life in the midst of our grief.  This was swiftly followed 32 days later by the anniversary of her death, another really difficult thing to navigate.  Then I landed a new job as manager of a yarn store: The Yarn Dispensary, in Faversham, Kent, and my feet haven't touched the ground since.

However, as time went on, there became another reason why I didn't post.  The longer I went without writing, the harder it became to get started.  In short, I was suffering from...

Procrastination.

So after some months, as I finally sit down to type, this is what I want to talk about.  Procrastination, procraftination, why it happens and how to combat it.

Procrastination is about fear, really.  Fear about getting it wrong, about not knowing how things will turn out; it's an act of res…