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The Art of Showing up While Turning Possibilities Into Realities

Is your writing a hobby--something you do only for pleasure--or do you seriously write to make a difference? If you're a serious writer, do you actively participate to make life better for others? As a child, I recall something my dad often said to me. He told me that I could do anything if I…


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How Emotional Support Contributes to the Value of Writing

Do you like being independent and making every decision on your own? Would you appreciate receiving emotional support from someone who can help you make important decisions? It may seem that no one has the time to spare to assist you, because life for other people is already too demanding. You…


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Your Courage Will Reward You Immensely

Everyday life brings us something new to meet head-on or to sidestep. With any situation there's the choice to do your best, to resolve the issues at hand, or to remove yourself completely. No matter the circumstance, there's always a level of courage to be faced. Writing and putting your work out…


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Release Judgment to Be a Powerful Writer

It’s been years since I felt the sting of being ostracized. When you’re young you think no one can stop you as you make plans for a bright future. Working hard, following the rules, and reaching for the stars, were the qualities I lived. As a teenager growing up in Southern California, I had the…


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Number One Behavioral Skill That Contributes to Writing Resilience

How do you feel when you wake up after spending the night in relatively uninterrupted slumber? Are you rested? In a brain fog? Wish you could sleep for another hour? Every individual has different sleep needs; and no matter who you are or what you do, sleep is critical. Good sleep gives the body…


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Get Hooked on Superior Writing Through a New Point of View

How often do you step away from your writing and check out the view from another vantage point? Sometimes the words you want to write down fail to appear. When that happens, forcing the words can cause the experience of writing to be an unpleasant one. Not long ago, I was having trouble capturing…