Writing While Feeling Worthless

I go through cycles of this, so it isn't new. I do know that when it happens, which is almost always around this time of year, I'm tempted to burn my life to the ground. I don't mean suicide, but rather other really poor life choices. I have to keep it in my mind to stay the course and that things will get better. 

Worthlessness in the Midst of Success

This blog is about writing and not my emotional state, but I think many writers experience this same thing for many of the same reasons. In order to give this post the justification it needs for appearing on a writing blog, I need to explain all the factors that led me to the point where I could barely pull myself out of bed.