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Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Surviving towards thriving: Finding my wings

I was looking back through my journal before my breakdown about five years ago. I could see very clearly that I was becoming more and more out of touch with my real life. I made comments that were more hope-based than actual. And even my handwriting didn’t look like me. It was more chicken scrawl …

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Expressing our inner questions: Writing and reading as therapy

Writing was something I started as a very young girl. I could read when I was four and my earliest journals started after my best friend was killed in a fire when I was five, he was only six. That was not something I could make sense of. I wrote from the age of five …

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The hot and cold of novel writing: Is it writer’s block or inner growth?

I have written about 80% of my first draft. And then stopped. I’m not sure why. My characters are moving through my head, and sometimes I even hear them speaking to me, but for a few months now I haven’t worked on my novel. And it’s been in the works–from scene weave to first draft–for …

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Perception transforms our choices

Choices, life is about the choices we make. I’ve heard many wise people, people who I respect, say this. And to a certain extent it’s true. But even more so I believe our life choices are based on our perceptions. Only six months ago, I perceived my world very differently than I do now. My …

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Use your voice and your word: You’re more powerful than you know

The speech that Oprah made at the Golden Globes was so very important. Not only for young girls watching the show, but for everyone who has ever been victimized in any way. She is an amazing speaker, and respected by many because of her outstanding accomplishments and her unending search for the truth. And coming …

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Being whole: For the first time

What happens when everything we thought was holding us back disappears? When what we believed was limiting us we realize actually no longer exists? Byron Katie went and sat in the desert for months, and Eckhart Tolle slept on park benches for a couple years. And I am beginning to understand why. When we see …

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