Stepping into a new year can be daunting, with so much pressure to make yourself a new you, a better you. It's all about doing good things making waves, if you would believe the output of many publications. It can be hard at this time of year to accept that failure is good for you, … Continue reading JK Very Good Lives- Why Failure Is Good
It's fair to say that for many years, Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In was gospel to many a woman. Written from the perspective of a career woman looking to maintain a happy family, she addressed many aspects affecting young women, who want a job and a family. The balancing act that so many of us have to deal … Continue reading Lean In- Or Should We?
Even someone who loves to stay warm indoors has to agree that to get the best inspiration, you have to interact with the world. These interactions can be in whatever form you like, but going out of your way is the important part.
Being all but barricaded in my house for the past week (not joking, I hadn't left my house in a week thanks to all the snow. Village Life), I had reached the stage of rummaging through my cupboards to make a decent meal. As you can imagine, I ended up getting a little creative.
A little while ago, I ran into the problem of running out of things to say, pushing and pushing myself trying to break through the block. I had lost creativity and in turn, you could say I lost my mojo. Instead of not thinking about it, just writing whatever nonsense came to my head, I … Continue reading A break from a hiatus
With the start of November comes the marathon of NaNoWriMo, a month long slog of writing in which you must keep pace or fall behind. I think at this point it's important to remember: don't burn yourself out. Writing should be enjoyable, you should have an absolute need to write the story in your head. … Continue reading How Not To Burn Yourself Out
If your anything like me, being a creative type has its issues, mainly how on Earth do I keep track of all my thoughts and ideas? Especially being most definitely type A, if i don't have a firm grasp of everything I tend to get myself into a state of annoyance...