I wouldn’t trust a writer who did not experience self-doubt. The world’s best haiku master might be terrible at epic poems, and the finest mystery writer of them all could suck at composing science fiction. If you walk around thinking...―
I have been living with a lot of fear lately. I know I gave a whole talk on self-doubt and how to move through it so you can be greater than you know, but I'm still a huge fraidy cat, because so much of life looms so large. Some of it looms large ...―
Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility. ∙ ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton ∙ Do you ever catch yourself going on and on about all the blunders others around you make.....how your friend...―
“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ― Toni Morrison “And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to...―
Sorry if you came here for advice on unclogging your drain. Go down the hall, turn left, and through the automatic doors. Plumbing is the second blog on the right. Ok, whoever is left… Sorry if you came here for advice on anything. I have none ...―
Moving Beyond Self-Doubt So, I wrote here a couple of weeks ago about how I have some new resolutions for this year. Mostly, I want to start back up in college, but I also want to bring order back to my life in a big way too. Last year I took ...―
Sometimes I just want to curl up ∙ into a ball wrapped tightly inside ∙ laying on my mother's breast ∙ as she lovingly strokes my hair ∙ helping me to forget the world outside; ∙ the place where it can be so cold...―
Today I’m over at The View Outside talking to Vikki and her followers about dealing with negative reviews. I would really appreciate it if you would pop over, say hi, and sit for a while. If you have time, I’d … Continue reading...―
Once upon a time, I had really, really thin skin when it came to reviews of my writings. I would rejoice in the “I loved it” comments and break down in tears over the “I hate it” comments. Quite frankly, … Continue...―
Avert your eyes, pity party/rant. Today I feel shit. Simply no other word for it but SHIT. I have a 7 month old who just cries al the time, all she wants to do it stand. she is 7 months old, it hurts my arms. Pops is being so demanding and...―
For the first twenty-some years of my life, I worked and tried my damndest to just be normal. To not have the frizzy hair, to not be the only girl in the 7th grade that was taller than all of the boys, to not be the girl that got beaten at home or...―
Crock pot cooking is perfect for anyone on the go go go! Well here is a great dinner that ...
I was born curly and by the time I was a teenager I hated my hair so at 14 I got ...
A home-made mango and peach flavored frozen Greek yogurt topped with a quinoa and oat ...