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It’s important to be good to others, but don’t forget to be good to yourself too
Be good to yourself. It’s a simple concept. It means treat yourself with love, consideration, and kindness. Be understanding and forgiving
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The struggle to finish and get to the “The End”
I’m working on another book, a follow up to A Song for Jessica. And I’m having a heckuva time getting
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The downside of comparing yourself to others and how to get past it
Everyone does it, right? Compare your success to someone else your age and think, “Wow! She’s so successful and so
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3 Empowering messages to tell yourself when you feel doubtful
You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. ~ A.A. Milne We’re often
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Watering day and other excuses for not getting to work
Have you ever had a project that you want to do and know you need to do, but for some
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A quiet moment from a quiet day [Video]
You know that frustrating feeling when you have a lot of stuff you need to do, but it’s not your
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When leaving well enough alone is a good thing
It can be hard knowing when to leave well enough alone and even harder doing it. It’s like having a
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The beauty of revising fiction and the power of words in real life
Writing fiction has its challenges, like typing words out of your head onto a blank screen and battling doubt every
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Life, confusions, and clarity. It’s simple, but not easy.
You live out the confusions until they become clear. ~ Anaïs Nin Have you ever found yourself in an unfamiliar
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When the level of gratitude is over the top
There’s an old movie starring Joanne Woodward called “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” based on the Pulitzer
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