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Hey Cat! Sending much sympathy! I feel you. I am a single tasker too! I try and break things into big chunks, as much as I can, as I know I can’t shift too much. Especially not in one day. When I did my first two books, I had to work on them at the same time, and so (with agreement from the publishers) I worked on one per week (or occasionally I would work in even bigger chunks, sometimes two or three weeks). And when I was teaching in Nov and trying to paint a book at the same time, I just had to ask to stop the book for a bit and move it into a shorter amount of time than I ideally wanted. But I knew that would work better for me. It helps that I know I am a sprinter, so I know I work quite fast when I am in hyper-focus mode, so I do have faith I will get it done. Sending good creative and peaceful vibes your way! X

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Thanks Ella, it’s reassuring to know that it is possible with a hyper-focus brain. You’ve made me feel a heap more positive about things. X

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So glad!! Here’s to our hyper focus super power! 💪

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Apr 29Liked by Catherine Fortey

I once went on a training course and the trainer said that we aren’t supposed to multitask, no one is genuinely good at it (although I think some people manage it better than others), it’s just that it’s a kind of necessity in modern life sadly, along with lots of other things we aren’t really made for. So swear away about it. And boo to organisations claiming to be accessible and then not putting it into practice, pet hate of mine.

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I support sweary newsletters. ❤️

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Hurray for the swears!

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