Have you ever taken a trip with no plan? Or started a project without envisioning your end result? You end up with results that look something like this. Or like this. Making New Year’s Resolutions is one tool to help you stay on the roads that will lead you to your goals. Here is a … More Keep Focus with New Year’s Resolutions
If you could look in the mirror at a 2017 version of yourself, what would you look like? One definition of reflection is “the production of an image by or as if by a mirror.” I think naturally we are hard on ourselves. We often reflect on all the “things” we have not accomplished. When … More 2017 Reflections
The writer’s life is full of rejections. Whenever I receive an email from a literary agent that says, “Thank you,” I brace myself because there is usually a “but….” following. But blah, blah, blah. The rest of the email is full of “nice” rejection words. I know they can’t take on every client, so I … More Exciting News! I Got into Pitch Wars! (What’s that? Let me tell you!)
I’m so excited for this opportunity to collaborate with 14 other bloggers on one theme: One Step Toward the Impossible. Each of us wrote about a time where the smallest gesture made a difference, and/or a goal that may have seemed impossible, but we had to take the first step. I chose to write on … More One Step Toward a College Degree Despite Odds
We are back with a blog collaboration. This time we have 14 bloggers and one theme: One Step at a Time Toward the Impossible! This is our third blog collaboration. The first collaboration was on Coping with Loss. The second collaboration was on Strength. Our third blog collaboration, One Step at a Time Toward the … More Collaboration with a Purpose: One Step at a Time Toward the Impossible
As a child, I was always a dreamer. I made up stories, people, words, and anything my mind would let me do. There are benefits of imagination for children, but what about for adults? If we can envision how we want our future, the chances increase that we will obtain it. Isn’t this imagination? I … More Benefits of Imagination for Children and Adults
This world owes us nothing. It really doesn’t. We have to earn everything. Most of my kids play sports. When my children used to play more at the recreational level, they would get a trophy at the end of each season just for showing up. Honestly, I didn’t like this much. Playing devil’s advocate, I … More Go After What You Want. Don’t Wait for It to be Handed to You.