I am the owner and operator of several blogs including WriterSanctuary.com. As a freelance writer since 2012, I have covered a range of topics and completed over 8,000 projects for clients. Follow me @WriterSanctuary on Twitter.
Why Haven’t I Joined Vocal+ Yet? I Guess I Just Needed a Reason
I’m still fairly new to writing stories on Vocal and am still in the process of finding my groove. To get me into the swing of things, I launched a 30-day challenge for myself to see if I can write a new article every day.
Why I Constantly Create Challenges for Myself, Even After I Fail
I’m always in a state of self-improvement. And no, I’m not anywhere close to being a perfect specimen of a human male. In fact, I fail a lot of the challenges I create for myself. But that’s where the learning begins.
How Feelings of Inadequacy Hinder Progress
I don't think I personally know a single writer who doesn't face some kind of impostor syndrome. This is when you simply don't feel good enough for the success you either seek or have achieved. But these feelings can be ultimately debilitating if you don't squash them now.
How Reading My Book on YouTube Helps Me as an Aspiring Author
I've always been a writer, in some form or another. I submitted my first manuscript at 12, though, Double Day turned it down. But it wasn't until recently that I started actually putting more effort into becoming an author...at 44 years old.
I Lost 2 Pounds in One Day? Not Really...
I am getting myself prepared for an intense, 12-week fitness challenge. Well, intense for a desk jockey. And after trying out the routine for one day, I dropped two pounds. But is this a reality of what I'll see throughout the next three months?
Being a Stress Eater Really Sucks
I'm on a quest to lose the last bit of weight before hitting my goal. Unfortunately, I'm also a stress eater. This means I often find comfort in foods when things get a bit screwy in my life. And the events of January 6th really didn't help my situation.
How Many Calories Can You Burn with a Bodyblade?
I'm usually not one to buy into "As Seen on TV" products. And normally, something like the Bodyblade would have no interest from me. However, my friend gave me one because she never used it. And, I found that you can experience a pretty good calorie burn from the Bodyblade.
How I Use Personal Fitness Records to Inspire Exercise
One of my favorite ways to stay motivated for exercise is by breaking personal fitness records. It's kind of like gamifying the workout as I am working to beat my "high score." Essentially, it taps my competitive nature.