“Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.” ― Richard Bach, Illusions This is one of my favorite quotes, and a favorite author. I don’t agree with everything he says but I am unwavering in my belief that this quote sums up a concept we each must become intimately familiar… Read More Motivational Monday: Be true to yourself
Yep, I’m distracted. I’m making progress, but my brain is inundated with new ideas for writing projects outside of the one I’m focusing on! It’s both a good problem to have, and a stumbling block. When I write, I “hear” the voices of the characters and “see” the scenes playing out. Right now, this is… Read More Writing Wednesday: Distracted Writer!
I had a conversation with a friend recently and we discussed what we expect in a relationship. She’s hoping to find someone, but not having much luck. I asked what she expected and what I got in response was a list most would agree is a bare minimum for a relationship that isn’t toxic. We… Read More Motivational Monday: Don’t Undersell Yourself
I had to admit that “Funny Friday” wasn’t going as smoothly as I wanted it to. I’m better at humor in the moment than I am planning it out. I’m worse at sharing humor from the web when I know a million people already saw it. I don’t even share funny things to my friends… Read More Freeform Friday: Birth of a Poet
Rather than a quote, I’m going to look at what drives us, what motivates humans in general. Why do we succeed in some areas and flounder in others? The first part of the answer lies in understanding that there is motivation that is generated within yourself, intrinsic motivation; and there’s external motivation, such as pay,… Read More Motivational Monday: Finding Motivation
Locking in all your thoughts and feelings is a sure way to feel overwhelmed and stressed out. Journaling is a fantastic way to get things out of your head. Whether you do it on a computer, your phone, or write in a notebook, journaling is a method to spark creativity, reflect, or simply record events… Read More Soothing Sunday: Journaling
A super motivational hashtag and a real life application.… Read More Motivational Monday: When This Is All Over
One person reading my stories has resolved the #writersblock … Read More Writing Wednesday: Someone Opened the Floodgates!
Can we recognize what we want if it doesn’t look like what we expected?… Read More Motivational Monday: Love the Life You Have
Picking up the proverbial pen after four months is not as easy as it should be!… Read More Writing Wednesday: Getting back into it?