Imagination, enthusiasm and determination I was scheduled to hold a skin care party at my house the other day. Rather a new undertaking, as an antidote to piano teaching and writing, but I was introduced to some lovely products a few months ago, and invited to become a distributor. I don't mind admitting that I … Continue reading Never Give Up!
Lighten.....the burden Mind clutter is something I try hard to avoid. It's like an illness which just won't go. Headaches occur, sleep refuses to come, neurosis sets in. The solution? List making. With my google calendar open, I add things to do at the top of each day. The very act of transferring a single … Continue reading The Power of Making Lists
No Matter the Cost Some years ago, when I first became a serious student of personal development, it was the goal that counted. No matter the cost, no matter the obstacles encountered along the way, if the goal was ultimately reached, then success was achieved. In the words of Dieter F. Uchtdorf: "So often we … Continue reading Enjoy the Journey
Fruitful ways Things have gone a bit quiet here on this blog over the last month or so, just when I'd got my mojo going and content was flying out pretty regularly. I'd written posts on making time, and how small bits (aka activities) make big bits over time with perseverance. But since the 'day job' revved … Continue reading A Change is as Good as a Rest
Break down barriers This week, on my Freedom-Writing facebook group page, I've been posting a daily inspirational quote on the subject of dreams. I used a series of well-known quotes for the first four days, and today, after reading a post made by a writer friend on facebook, she ended with a piece of advice … Continue reading Get creative!
A problem that needed fixing Yesterday I planned to finish off my accounts - yes it's that time of year again! I was ready to continue my fourth novella in progress, but there it was, staring me in the face on my google calendar, making me feel guilty: 'Update accounts'. I was most definitely not … Continue reading ‘Procrastination is the Thief of Time’ Time: Part Three
Creativity is a precious thing I'm often coming across blog posts about the dreaded writer's block theses days. While it's reassuring to know that as a writer I'm not alone in suffering from this malady from time to time, I also feel saddened to read that many writers suffer from it. Creativity is a precious … Continue reading ‘A Proactive Approach’ Unblocking Writer’s Block, Part One