personal development

Books surrounding the text: Book discussion series: Who Moved My Cheese

Book Discussion: Who Moved My Cheese

I was introduced to Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson, MD several years ago via a text from a friend. It said, “So, every day they went to Cheese Station C, found no cheese, and returned home, carrying their worries and frustrations with them.”

When I receive a random quote text, I immediately determine where it came from and how I can learn more. The book is short and could easily be read in a few lunch breaks, but the message is big and can be applied to all areas of life.

Wordpress screen in the background with "What comes After Clicking Publish is Way more Scary in a blue box with black letters

What Comes After Clicking Publish is Way More Scary

Sliding my arrow up, I hover over the “Publish” button. My heart quickens and my palms sweat. I take a deep breath and click. My words are now out into the world ready for anyone to happen by and read them, but people won’t just come. I have to invite them. It takes courage to …

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Quote text: Can Motivational Quotes Be Harmful?

Can Motivational Quotes Be Harmful?

I once loved inspirational and motivational quotes. I read them, shared them, read them some more, and maybe wrote one or two of my own. But I have noticed a less motivational side of these quotes. I’m not talking about the roll-your-eyes kind of quote, though my eyes have rolled after reading plenty of them. …

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Close-up of keyboard with the words: How to Develop a Writing Habit

How to Develop a Writing Habit

I just read another article about how to create a writing habit. It had all the same tips you normally read. Things like make a schedule, don’t make a schedule, create a writing space, set a timer, do writing sprints, find the right software, read a few books and BAM — you’ve got a routine. If only …

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Photo of a sidewalk going uphill with the words: My aimless wandering was really mindless."

My Aimless Wandering Was Really Mindless

Robert Frost would have us believe that there are only two paths (according to traditional thoughts about the famous poem). One that everyone follows and the other only a select few traverse. I always wanted to be one of the select few who took the road less traveled. In some ways, I suppose I am …

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