When The Mind Draws A Blank…


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I wanted to post something today. But I could not think of a single topic. I received some suggestions. Friends asked me to do a post titled “Should you go back to your ex?” I thought of writing about “Why should women change their surnames after marriage?” Some other topics that came to mind were “Racism in India” (fueled up after reading the September issue of Readers’ Digest), “Bullying in school” or about the time I was unofficially sort-of-demoted at work (in fact, the last two topics have been in my WiP folder forever now!) But the words refused to come.
Then I realized, it is all about having an aim (or a target). In September, I had an aim. I wanted my 100th post to appear on the 26th. When I decided this, I had just a few days and a big gap to cover. But I just knew I had to get to my 100th. The topics came oh-so-naturally; once a day, twice a day, but they just kept pouring in to my mind. I reached my target of course, and posted my 100thpost at exactly 12 am on 26th September.
As of now, I feel like someone who needs to speak. But I do not know about what. So I am just going to patiently wait until I think of a topic or someone inadvertently plants a topic in my head.
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10 thoughts on “When The Mind Draws A Blank…

  1. Paresh Kale November 6, 2013 / 3:31 AM

    Persistence is the key to success ! Congrats and all the best !

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  2. allresourceupdates November 6, 2013 / 8:34 AM

    Hmm..Do as I do..When I have nothing in my Mind,I open up my Blog Editor,stare at the,Types Random Words on Google,Bounce from Blog to Blog….And Keep on staring at my blog till my mind cooks up something.. 😉

    BTW I read ur 100th post the day you posted and Congrats once again for achieving the target the way you wanted to achieve.. 😀

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  3. Sreesha Divakaran November 6, 2013 / 10:15 AM

    Thanks for the advice, I'll try that:)

    🙂 I have set another target for myself. Lets see how that works out…

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  4. allresourceupdates November 6, 2013 / 12:48 PM

    Well In that case I wish you Good Luck and Hope you can achieve this also the way u want

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  5. Veena November 6, 2013 / 4:02 PM

    Set a Goal – Reach out in the right direction.

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  6. Sreesha Divakaran November 6, 2013 / 4:18 PM

    Hey Veena, thanks for dropping by. Yes, I have thought of a new goal. Will be working on it shortly. 🙂

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  7. Abhra November 7, 2013 / 12:47 PM

    Sadly I will never probably reach that target – I keep changing my blogs so many times – 😦
    Congratulations to you…keep writing, let your writing define you.

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  8. Sreesha Divakaran November 7, 2013 / 1:39 PM

    You'll get there too. Like I said, it's all about a target. I started blogging over five years ago. But only recently did I start writing so religiously!

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