YOU MADE IT ANOTHER YEAR- Now relax.

The best thing I can give you on this New Year’s Eve is permission to just BREATHE. I will not give you an inspirational post, a top-five of how to make your resolutions stick or a new method, a new technique, a new exercise. Sometimes I think we get so caught up in achieving and measuring that we forget we made it to a new year. Congratulations! You are here, and I am here. Congratulations! You had your ups and downs this year, but you’re still here and tonight when you’re watching the fireworks crackle and you feel that sense … Continue reading YOU MADE IT ANOTHER YEAR- Now relax.

Stop Waiting for the Angels and WRITE.

I’m finally starting to understand that there will be no annunciation. I have been lied to. You have been lied to. Being a writer is not about being touched by the divine; an angel isn’t always going to breathe over the writer’s shoulder and whisper greatness into her ear. Though there will be moments where the writer is close to bursting- where she can’t wait to get home to write down the stories that refuse to stay put inside of her- the majority of the time writing will be as normal as brushing teeth, taking a shower or cooking breakfast. The practice of writing is rarely … Continue reading Stop Waiting for the Angels and WRITE.