This week I vow to STAND UP to what scares me most, to write down my obsessions, so they do not occupy my strength, to sail forth through the murky water of possibility, expecting only a torrent of greatness, to lead boldly with the calming fire in my heart.
One of the beauties of working with author Monica Bruno on the final drafts of her first novel, RACHEL’S FOLLY, is how brave she was in allowing me to do what writers secretly fear of their editors: she encouraged me to uncover, explore, dig deep between the pages, to ask the terrifying questions that would… Continue reading On working with Monica Bruno, for her debut novel RACHEL’S FOLLY
Business gurus like Ali Brown swear by the notion that your success, money, opportunity lies right outside your comfort zone. In order to create different results, you must take different action. Scary, close-your-eyes-and-hope-you-make-it action. I agree with this —there’s an insane bustle of energy right outside the perimeters of what you find cozy, that often… Continue reading Expanding Comfort Zones — The No-Nonsense Way
My sense of well-being is more important than meeting the demands of my ego. Everything I do, am, and invite into my life creates an overflow of peace. While my schedule might be tight right now, I understand that I have all the necessary energy, time, and motivation to be present for each task. My… Continue reading Affirmations for Transforming Notions of Overwhelm
Tip to bridge gap between where you are and where you want to be: sit with the energy of the future-you that you wish to cultivate. You with the published book. You with the speaking gigs. You flying across the country for book tours. Maybe your goals are smaller in scale. You with the relaxed… Continue reading You are Here, And Here, And Here
There is always a way. When one door appears to close, open your eyes. See clearly what is before you; there are several entrances. Choose one. Walk through.
At the top of the hour of your writing day, remember this affirmation: I am a well of positive energy and light; creativity reaches me easily. There is nothing I can’t do in my writing, in my life, and in my work. No matter what, I speak my truth with grace and imagination, in a… Continue reading Affirmation for every hour