Overcoming Barriers to Writing: Part 2 – A Lack of Content

This is part 2 of a blog series. Click here to check out part 1, which is about overcoming perfectionism in writing.  Have you ever sat down to write an argumentative research paper and had no idea how to proceed? You’re not worried about finding the ‘perfect’ word choice (i.e. how to write), but you … Continue reading Overcoming Barriers to Writing: Part 2 – A Lack of Content

You’re Not Here to Prove Yourself: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

Dress up your writing, I still remember my seventh grade writing teacher telling us. That afternoon, I sat in Panera with my mom as she helped me write my next three paragraph essay, filling the page with “interesting” word choices and “vivid” descriptions. You may know those literary and academic buzzwords, the ones designed to … Continue reading You’re Not Here to Prove Yourself: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism