A well-known craft blogger/designer posted recently about her new book that’s coming out. I asked her how I could get a review copy. Her response: “a review copy? What’s that?” And the she’s going to wonder why her book doesn’t sell. Getting you book published is just the FIRST step to getting it in people’s […]
I’ve been working with my 30 Days to Fly Facebook group to identify where in the goal-setting process we fall apart. It’s clear – most of us know what our goals and dreams are, and we often even know how to achieve them, but we fall apart in the execution. We know we need to […]
This is a fictional short piece I wrote at the Creative Joy retreat this past weekend. It was prompted by this photo, taken by my new good friend Toby. Thanks, Toby, for inspiring me! I was avoiding the conversation. Again. No matter how much I tell myself, “We have to get this over with,” I’d […]
Textures draw my eye. The beauty in the barren brick The scabby paint The gold-black leaf Wrinkled and worn like a former beauty queen’s cheek Lush in her heyday but So much more interesting to me Now.
NOTE: For the past few days I’ve been at the Creative Joy retreat in Garrison, NY. Brought here by my darling friend Jennifer Louden, I’m writing, talking photography with Tracey Clark, and being tempted into yoga by the adorable Marianne Elliott. Over the next few days I’ll be sharing photos and writing from the event. […]
Complaining vs. Moving Forward. Sometimes we complain. It’s natural. And I don’t think all complaining is bad. Complaining becomes unhelpful when: …we become mired in the same scripts (we find ourselves complaining about the same things over and over again) …it reinforces negative behavior or lack of behavior (we repeat “my arm hurts, so I […]