What to write, when to write, why to write…

It’s very interesting. I can chat with my wife at home about anything, everything, and nothing on top. To the point when she turns her selective hearing on and ignores everything I say. Unless there is a sign of importance in my words. Most of the time it is her full first name.

I have so much in my head that I want to say, share, to ask about. And then there is a block. It is very hard to write your first words and share your thoughts with the public. Not sure why. I’ve been a chef for over 20 years. I am not shy. I have cooked for big corporate events and small intimate family dinners. In big restaurants and small diners. I’ve taught cooking lessons. I have managed big restaurant teams. If I am in my comfort zone, you don’t need to ask me twice for my opinion.

And there is writing. Very appealing but also very scary to me. The comfort zone here becomes extremely subjective. The lines between truthful and offensive become very thin. The fear of being judged (on so many different levels) becomes uninspiring.

No wonder there are so many questions asked and so many articles written about it. “How to start writing”, “why is it so hard to start writing”, “what do I do before I start writing”, “how to start writing without experience”… The list is long.

But I want to talk, I want to share, I want to inspire and I want to be inspired. I know that writing helps me to understand myself and sort a lot of things out in my head. It is therapeutical. That's why the majority of us have had a personal journal at one point. Chances are high most of those journals have never been seen by anyone but the author

Well, I’m stating here. I am super excited to make my first step and click the “Publish” button. Thank you for reading!

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Born in Belarus. Live in USA. Dreaming Chef. Love cooking, good coffee, good food, good beer, good book….Absolutely in love with my wife. Happy and lucky guy :)

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Jura Abragimovich

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Born in Belarus. Live in USA. Dreaming Chef. Love cooking, good coffee, good food, good beer, good book….Absolutely in love with my wife. Happy and lucky guy :)

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