Occasionally  in the creative process I’m in the middle of writing a column and it’s just not working. That’s what happened this week. So I scrapped my idea and started with an empty computer screen. The truth was, I was in an emotional funk, so I began to write about that.

Since I’m often the person talking other people out of their funk, it felt particularly heavy to be in one and to reflect on how I worked out of it.

Today’s Game Plan: Working through the Funk