Is sleeping better one of your New Year's resolutions, or just something you wished you were better at doing? Well, you're not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, approximately a quarter of the adult population suffers from a sleeping problems, while an estimated 6% to 10% have an insomnia disorder. A lack of sleep, … Continue reading 6 Tips to a Better Night’s Sleep
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines deep as: "extending far from some surface or area, such as: a. extending far downward a deep well a deep chasm. b. extending well inward from an outer surface a deep gash a deep-chested animal." Keep your idea of surface—a surface—in mind, whatever that is for you, as we continue. Mercury will be … Continue reading Going Deep with Mercury Retrograde and #NaNoWriMo
You haven’t written in several days, maybe weeks, or you’re stuck writing a scene that isn’t quite coming out how you’d like. We’ve all had those blocked moments, so we try everything other well-established and published authors suggest we do, whether it’s taking break from a project and trying some self-care or reading for inspiration, … Continue reading Power Writing Prompts with Pluto
The year is half-way done, Mercury is about to go direct, a new moon is on the horizon and two eclipses have wrapped up. Sounds about a good time to do a check-in, don't you think? READ MORE: This week's worksheet is to write a letter to yourself highlighting all your greatness. There are quick, … Continue reading 6 Ways to Know If You’re On Track
Reading is an important part of writing. The lesson often shared is "you read to become a writer" and that the two must coexist. Problem is, if like me, you only read and often read to absorb as much as possible, just in case... oh, I don’t know, the idea for another character comes along, … Continue reading 3 Note-Taking Tips to Get the Most Out of What You Read
This time of the year is a little strange, although a bit somber because of the holidays, there's also fun and family time to be enjoyed. Then, for those who don't celebrate, there's still Easter, egg hunts and the commercial sense of that. But as usual, there's always time to step back, absorb it all … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Easter Fun?
New season, new plans—and somewhat new, clean spaces (or at least ones that feel like it), too. There is something about spring, the fire it brings with Aries, that makes most people want to just blaze a new trail for themselves. It's that fire energy — the warrior, trailblazer, leader — that's just ready to … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Spring Cleaning