Inspiration

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Five Non Writing Books That Improve Writing

I read a lot. Not surprising since I am a literature major and a writer, I suppose. However, it wasn’t until the last couple of years that I discovered the magic of non-fiction work. Now my reading time is divided almost evenly between fiction and non-fiction. I can’t get enough of reading about what other people have researched and lived.

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Morning Pages Aren’t Just for Mornings

I don’t call my journaling practice “Morning Pages,” but that is the term introduced to me by Julia Cameron in her book, The Artist’s Way. And almost all the avid journalers I know all journal in the morning, citing all kinds of benefits to their daily writing by journaling first thing. It was never or rarely a nightly routine.

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S2 E3: Building Habits

Show Notes Continuing our discussion about goals, we are talking about building habits. Specifically, how to link habits together and make them as easy as possible to establish and grow. I am always trying to make things harder than they need to be, so I am constantly reminding myself to keep it simple and easy. …

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S2 E1 Podcast: Tiny Habits

We are continuing our conversation about creating goals from a place of compassion and self-care. In this episode we talk about the tiny habits we can establish to work toward our g

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My Word for 2022: Compassion

I selected my word of the year without much thought. An acquaintance on Instagram asked what our word was, and I immediately filled the little text box with the word, “Compassion.”

It’s not that I hadn’t been thinking about the word already, but I hadn’t thought about it in terms of guiding my entire year until I found myself typing it out on my phone in response to an Instagram story.

After hitting send, it seemed like the perfect word for 2022.

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