When I realized I would fail to reach my 2016 resolutions, disappointment kicked me in the gut and I landed on the floor. While gasping for breath, I discovered lots of dust bunnies under the furniture. Sheesh. The plan had been set. I had stayed on target. Very few sparkly things led me astray. In... Continue Reading →
As I read The #Blessed Projects over the last few weeks, my heart was filled with joy. Each project was so different and a reflection of the writer's heart. I had thought writing them would be a great exercise in positivity and banishing the blues, but I didn't realize reading others would give me the... Continue Reading →
Like most of you, the holidays require time for planning, cooking, baking, shopping and celebrations. I add drawing illustrations to that list. No matter how organized, there's never enough time and mistakes can be made. Add four birthdays to the Lindau mix and my Type-A, overachiever, perfectionism is really tested. But that doesn't stop me... Continue Reading →
It’s been a Wild month and the holidays are upon us. How did that happen? It can be hard to switch gears from stressed-out to happy guest or entertainer. Compounded by worry and lack of sleep, our usual energy may be zapped. We may feel far from blessed. I have a solution for you! Sometime... Continue Reading →
Five years ago someone asked me, “Do you want to be an author or a blogger?” I scratched my head and wondered why I couldn't be both. Balance is something I struggle for all the time. I take a few steps on the slackline and feel in control just to plummet face first in the... Continue Reading →
When I discovered I was a contest finalist in the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ Colorado Gold Contest (that’s a mouthful), I felt like I already won. I knew many had participated, so I was grateful to be selected. I had noticed the finalist distinction on book covers and in descriptions. Whoa! I didn’t understand how... Continue Reading →
In one of my first classes at Wanderlust Yoga Festival, the meditation instructor told us to ask the universe the ultimate question. "Who am I?" I asked, "Should I be a writer?" I mean, I spend a majority of my time writing blog posts, screenplays and books. My first book took years. What if I'm supposed... Continue Reading →
Here are a few tips and life hacks to help you crush procrastination and improve your blog or writing project.