RWA 2018

Thanks for joining me at the PAN Keynote, Romancing the Creative Brain: Avoiding Burnout and Block, at RWA 2018!

If you were at the presentation and would like a PDF of the PowerPoint, please email me at Rosanne @


Resources on Stress Spiral

Are You Spinning in a Stress Spiral of Death? (Bane of Your Resistance)

Pulling Out of the Writers Stress Spiral of Death (Bane of Your Resistance)

How to Escape a Death Spiral (Toni Wall Jaudon’s article in The Atlantic)


Resources on Burnout

Rewire Your Burned Out Brain (Psychology Today)

Links to more Psychology Today articles about burnout

Burnout and the Brain (Association for Psychological Science)

The Neuroscience of Burnout and Productivity

Effects of Stress and Learning and Memory



Recommended Books














Relevant Bane Of Your Resistance Posts

I’m giving you links to a few of the multitude of posts about the Three Habits (Process, Product Time and Self-care) that I think you will find most useful. Use the Search button to find more or to discover posts on other topics of interest (like Saboteur, Tracking, Stages of the Creative Process).

Please consider sharing your insights in a guest post like this one from Donna Alward.

I publish every week or two. Give yourself one less thing to remember — subscribe to get an email telling you when new posts are published.

The Three Habits Overview

Product Time








2 Comments on “RWA 2018”

  1. rosannebane August 9, 2018 at 9:54 am #

    Thanks Tena for the link!



  1. RWA 2018 Conference - My Experience - Tena Stetler - July 26, 2018

    […] constant or long term stress and what to do about it was enlightening. Want to know more? Check out We got to color too! Gotta integrate play in your routine every […]


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: