Category Archives: recovery

Let’s All Say “Ahhhhhhhh…” and Retreat!

Even when life is going well, the writing pressures, the marketing, the waiting, and the deadlines can make you dream of taking a writing retreat. Add in too many volunteer activities, caring for a baby, taking elderly parents to all … Continue reading

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Writers: Practice What You Preach

I got home late last night from the Highlights Foundation’s “Sharing Our Hope” workshop, where I did a lot of preaching about the importance of self-care for writers and how absolutely critical it is to our writing lives. We had … Continue reading

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Pacifiers or Catalysts: Your Choice

What if you’re tired of your non-writing rut, but you can’t seem to crawl out of it either?  I’ve noticed one amazing thing about myself and other writers who claim to want to write more than anything else. Something odd … Continue reading

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Writers: Sitting Fit Anytime

One of my health goals is to stop taking so much aspirin and other painkillers. It causes more problems than it helps. This has been an ongoing goal for years, and recently I found something amazingly simple that is really … Continue reading

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