A fellow writer recently said to me, "I love your motivation," and it took me by surprise. I don't consider myself particularly motivated because I'm not a full-time writer, I don't belt out a few books a year, and never update my blog consistently... but you know what? When I committed myself to penning my… Continue reading Why Do You Write?
After decades of depression, anxiety and feelings of unworthiness, I am taking responsibility for my wounds. Healing is big work--soul work--which includes naming your wounds, facing your shadows, sitting with your feelings, reparenting your inner child, and loving yourself unconditionally.
8 tips to help tired moms find time for creative pursuits Being a sensitive, creative soul has not served me well during motherhood, especially during a global pandemic. When I spend much of my time in survival mode--planning, doing, worrying and running around--I easily become depleted. Parental burn out is a thing, and toxic "mom… Continue reading How to Channel your Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood
As a small child, few experiences were as intense as watching movies. I went through an entire box of tissues as Elliot's fragile friend clung to life in the film ET. I had to fast-forward as the red-headed heroine climbed the radio tower in her attempted escape from the criminals posing as her parents in… Continue reading Are You Wildly Sensitive? It Could Make you a Better Writer
It you are an aspiring author, like me, writing may be the smoothest part of the journey. Feeling inspired, outlining, writing, and even editing can come easy to creative types like us. What to do with your creation? Well, that's were it gets tricky. I turn to the AuthorTube community for help on topics like… Continue reading Why You Should be Watching AuthorTube