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Force-Feeding Content Down Your Throat Won’t Make Life Better for You

These are the true distractions

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I want to get them out of my head and onto the page. But something snatches the words away before I can start typing.

Why does this happen?

I asked this question just before writing this story. The answer was in the hour that led up to this…




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Kevin Horton

Kevin Horton

Believer. Listener. Teller of honest stories. Substack: https://hopetree.substack.com/

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