Today is International Biographers Day. In recognition of biographers and sharing our stories, I have a story to tell. “Where do you get your ideas from?” Sometimes I get asked where my ideas come from. My best answer is that life is a writing prompt. Creativity is like reading in the darkness. Imagine that you … More How Your Writing Wants to Change You
For article on how writer’s block taught me 10 things about recovery, click on the photo above. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to receive the latest … More Your Best Might Be the Enemy of What is Good for You Right Now
How can you make your recovery plateau an opportunity to grow deeper? ___ Right now, I’ve got a serious case of writer’s block. It may not seem like it, because I publish one new piece every day. After two years of writing this blog, I have a few strategies that I use when I have … More 10 Things I Learned About Recovery from My Experience With Writer’s Block
Blinking is an Act of Surrender and It Can Change Your Perspective ___ Have you heard that you live 10% of your waking life with your eyes closed? It’s true. You blink around 28,000 times per day which amounts to about 10% of your waking hours. (If you sleep for 8 hours, you are awake … More Did You Know That Blinking Will Open Your Mind?
Schools are failing our children. They don’t teach typing anymore. They also don’t teach spelling or real math… I learned to type on a typewriter. Yes, I know that means I am old. The typewriter, for you young’uns, is a machine about as big as a microwave. You hit the keys and the words slowly appear … More The four keys that can change your story
If you are lost in a relationship, will you find yourself at the Lost and Found? Maybe the Lost and Found could be staffed by Psychologists or Pastors. This way if you lose yourself and you need to talk, you know where to go. Unless you lose your memory. What you will find at the Lost and … More Getting Lost and Finding Yourself
Blocked arteries are a real thing and I can eat a block of cheese. But writer’s block is a different being all together. I am reposting an earlier piece that I did as a way to have a follow up conversation about the topic of Writer’s Block. I came across a post in Facebook by … More REPOST: “Be the Bulb: The Writer You are Meant to Be”
A reader recently posted this question to me, “I was curious to know how you center yourself and clear your thoughts prior to writing. I’ve had a hard time clearing my mind in getting my thoughts out. I truly do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes … More Be the Bulb: The Writer You are Meant to Be