“Do you really think anything you do has any merit?” My hands stilled over my keyboard. On my computer screen, a notification blipped. My Google slide presentation about nouns had automatically been saved into my drive. Merit? Did I really think anything I was doing actually had any merit? The question bounced off the soft,…… Continue reading The Worst Question I’ve Ever Been Asked
Finding my voice. Once I discovered that writing for me was a gift I needed to nurture, I stopped thinking perhaps it was to be my source of income. I stopped imagining writing a ‘best seller’ or changing the world. I stopped thinking, in fact, writing was to BE my life. This is one vital…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 4
Happy Monday! Source: http://www.peacefuldumpling.com What steps will you do take this week to dive into who you really want to be?
Congratulations! You have created your first blog. You have probably already chosen your theme and maybe have already written your first post. You may be wondering, what next? There are a few beneficial elements to incorporate into your blog that will help you be successful with whatever blogging goals you may have. This is not one…… Continue reading Five Things to Include on Your WordPress Blog
Source: http://www.cstreeservices.com Through the chaos and through the storms, seek stillness. Get grounded. Then take action. -Fairen How do you keep yourself grounded? What do you need to do today to find stillness in order to make the best decisions?
Happy Feature Friday! This week, in light of recent events, I want to share only one post written by our very own Jane Elizabeth from Crazy Sunshine Jane. Delight in the Little Things by Jane Elizabeth I’m not a Pollyanna, but wouldn’t it be lovely to dance and twirl on a mountain top without a…… Continue reading Feature Friday: Delight in the Little Things
Happy Monday! Source: http://www.peacefuldumpling.com What do you need to let go of this week?
Thank you so much for being a part of our community! My hope is to build a community that is both enlightening and engaging. As such, it is incredibly important to hear from you, our reader, so that we can continue to produce content that you want to see. Please help us with this by…… Continue reading Your Feedback is Welcome!
Happy Writer’s Wednesday! Today we will be discussing ways to make a more effective post. There are many ways to write a blog post and none of them are right or wrong but adding more structure may help you in the long run. With the right structure in place, each post will have different content…… Continue reading Tips for Making an Engaging and Effective Post
I’m a worrier. I dress it up by saying that I am planner. Both things can be true. How many situations have I prepared myself for that have never happened? Likewise, how many unplanned situations have happened? 2020 is an indicator of that. The things I worried about in 2019 are futile now with the…… Continue reading Monday Motivation: For the Worrier
Like an unsharpened pencil. I still did not find my own voice. I thought working on a newspaper would lead me to fulfill my writing dreams. I loved newspaper life. I loved the pace and the ever changing of news day by day. I loved working with journalists. I worked for a season as a…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 3
Journey through life free of past hurts, grievances, and trouble. Travel Light. Forgetting past hurts-disappointments and regrets as writers let’s keep writing and enjoy our Gift.
I am an English teacher who is driven by the need, the passion to do my best to reach every single one of my students. If one isn’t doing well, I take it personally. It’s my fault. I didn’t do my job. I failed. I should have tried harder. I should have done more. I…… Continue reading Forgiving Myself
1. Engage with other bloggers: More and more, I am realizing the importance of interacting with other bloggers in order to grow my audience. Engaging with other bloggers is fun! I always learn something new. Plus, it does come in handy to have blogging relationships as they often give great feedback and provide opportunities such…… Continue reading 6 Things I Would Tell Myself When I First Began Blogging
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Creative writing consists of the ability to elaborate on interesting text and by avoiding the obvious. This keeps the reader to the end and still leaves him satisfied with the minutes spent on reading. This means betting on analogies, figures of speech, and a captivating story. Avoiding conventional standards. Developing this skill is fundamental for…… Continue reading Tips to Improve Your Creative Writing
First off, I think it is important to say that I am not a doctor or psychologist. I am just someone who is very familiar with gaslighting and other forms of abuse. If you like this post or have suggestions for future post, please click here to take our short survey! What is Gaslighting? Quite…… Continue reading Mental Health Tuesday: What is Gaslighting?