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Writer

Writing is NOT Optional

Here’s the deal. For me, writing is not an option. It has always been there, and it is always tapping me on the shoulder. It wants to be freed. It is always nagging at me like a cranky baby, it wants to be born. I can no longer neglect the intense desire because of excuses or doubts. So here I am, shedding excuses. I am a writer, and I shall write.

Writing Down the Bones

Just start writing they say. Whatever comes out. Let it flow. “Writing down the bones”, as author Natalie Goldberg says. Allowing thoughts to transform that blank page. No holding back. Even correcting and editing should wait until a lull in the flow of words. Just get started…past the hump. Don’t interrupt. Somewhere inside there is something to say. Something profound or relevant to share. But just beginning is the hardest.

As Tony Robbins suggests, I ask myself some better questions: Can I believe that something I’ve been through matters? Could my experience and growth and expansion really help someone else? Could my writing be a source of support, inspiration or enjoyment for even one other person? Hell yeah! So let’s do this baby!

To Focus on What is Delightful

👉Peeps, You know what its like to have dark days. It's always one thing or another right? Always the stumbling blocks, grievances, worries and struggling times to get you down. And a world-wide pandemic. So strange and surreal and still here. This is exactly the...

Gleeb-Glob and The Space

Do you see the astonishing world we live in, or do you focus on the gleeb-glob? 😳 The gleeb-glob (i.e. crap, shizzle, stress, yuck) tends to take our attention for most of the day, doesn’t it?  The deadlines, the elusive money challenges, the noise, chaos, and clutter...

No Such Thing As Toxic Positivity

As you know, my nickname is The Fierce Pollyanna, because I've spent my life finding ways to feel good and look on the bright side, in whatever circumstances I find myself. I've been teased, bullied and made of fun of, but these days I just shrug that off.  It matters...

Doing What You Love is an Obligation!

“Doing what you love isn’t a privilege; it’s an obligation.” ~Barbara Sher, author Refuse to Choose! All my life people have been saying 'what are you gonna be when you grow up', or 'what do you do for a living' or 'what is your dream job'? Have you heard this too? I...

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