The 5-Minute Journal Experiment

Yesterday, I was listening to Tim Ferris’ podcast. The topic was “The Magic of Mindfulness”. Mindfulness is defined by Tim as “a present-state awareness that helps you to be non-reactive”. It’s an arena I’ve dipped my toe in a few times, but never fully jumped into the pool. I’ve tried meditating with “Calm” (it’s an [...]

4 Ways to Create Ideas Worth Writing About

When I went to visit my brother and sister in-law in Omaha, Nebraska this summer, we made a souvenir stop at a quirky little shop called City Limits. It’s like an expanded spread of trinkets you’d find at Urban Outfitters, minus the clothing. I picked up this little $2.00 magnet quoting the great Ernest Hemingway. [...]

Uh Oh, I’m Stuck: What to do About it When You are too

Ever since I decided that I was going to be a writer, writing has gotten really hard. I think I’m still pretty okay with spelling and punctuation, but the act of stringing thoughts together to form meaningful sentences is agonizing. And paragraphs? Don’t get me started on paragraphs! I remember when I was drafting my [...]