5 Writing Activities to Help Ease Your Writer’s Anxiety

It's probably a little tougher these days to get some writing done; but difficult doesn't necessary mean impossible. Stay the course to your mission and passion—plus do these fun writing activities—and you'll be writing beautiful prose in no time. Rewrite a favorite piece of writing. This is a go-to for me as a writer, because it … Continue reading 5 Writing Activities to Help Ease Your Writer’s Anxiety

6 Ways to Find Magic and Miracles in the World

It's currently 5:36 a.m. I've already been up—walking around, pacing and thinking—for a little over an hour. I created this daily alarm to get up at 5:30 to think and "work on my dreams." That's how it's described in my calendar. This is the time when it's quiet, my family is still very much asleep … Continue reading 6 Ways to Find Magic and Miracles in the World

Creating Boundaries That Work

A few years ago, I made a rule for myself: schedule only one event per day. This was after realizing I had booked two events in between a big event for my oldest daughter. She was excited about spending the day with me and I had ruined it by rushing her from event-to-event-to event. I … Continue reading Creating Boundaries That Work

Writing Guide for Imbalc

It's astrologically the middle of winter, despite news of warm temperatures in Antarctica and not a snowstorm in sight near the northeaster coast of the country (speaking on behalf of New York City). This mid-season energy, or Imbalc as some spiritualist call it, means taking advantage of rumbling of nature, explore more of life outdoors … Continue reading Writing Guide for Imbalc

10 Days to a Little More Love

We're a day away from the one, single day dedicated to love. Although other holidays have love as a foundation for it, it isn't quite as explicit or as challenging (for many), as Valentine's Day. But love shouldn't be a one-day, between two people experience, but an energy expressed daily, always and many ways. And … Continue reading 10 Days to a Little More Love

Here’s How to Celebrate National Thesaurus Day

If there's one tool that's necessary, crucial and even immensely important for the typical writer, it's the thesaurus. (Yes, I used this exact book to come up with different words to describe important.) The creation of the thesaurus, which was devised by Peter Mark Roget, was rather unexpectedly expected. According to the New York Times, … Continue reading Here’s How to Celebrate National Thesaurus Day