Don't Let These Excuses Keep You From Writing

Don't Let These Excuses Keep You From Writing

So many of us are called to write, and that calling can show up in a variety of forms. It can be a soft calling to journal once in a while to collect our thoughts or document the day, it can be a stronger calling to share a blog with our audience and to write about topics for our work and expertise, it can be a gut-wrenching calling that writing is our one true vehicle for expression in this life and that being a writer is our heart’s purpose on this earth. Wherever you are on the writing calling spectrum, my wish for you is that you answer that call. Don’t let these excuses get in the way.

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The Joy of Creating

The Joy of Creating

Creating something is such an incredibly joyful human experience. There is something that kicks on in me when I am creating something, anything. An aliveness is present that has been resting dormant within my being, waiting for a chance to extend to its full form. Creating can take many forms in our lives. It’s empowering to see something take shape out of nothing.

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Summer 2018 Journal Prompts

Summer 2018 Journal Prompts

Summer is such a beautiful time for reflection. It’s warmth can make us feel alive and optimistic. This season is full of flowers blooming, picnics, pool days, and fresh fruit. Use this beautiful time to start a journaling practice, if you don’t already have one. If you do already have one, use these questions to keep it going. Find a quiet place in your house, on a hike, in a park, or wherever you feel connected to yourself. Pick up that pen, and use these questions to start writing!

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5 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

5 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Whether you are working long hours behind a desk all day, busy as a mom or as a spouse, or simply dealing with whatever else life throws your way, it can be really challenging to find time in your schedule, especially daily, to foster your creative self. Creativity can come in so many forms, but at the core of it is just doing something that uses your imagination and stimulates you. If you have been itching to get started on a creative project or are just in a creative slump, try these 5 simple tips to boost your creativity.

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Add Morning Pages to Your Daily Routine

Add Morning Pages to Your Daily Routine

Have you heard of morning pages? It's simply spending some time first thing in the morning to do some stream of consciousness journaling. It is a wonderful ritual to enhance your creative flow and increase your clarity of thought. Here are my tips for integrating this practice into your life. 

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