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5 Lessons Learned From My First 3 Months Writing on Vocal
“You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.” ― Octavia E. Butler
10 Ideas to Improve Mental Wellbeing by Getting Back to Nature
Spending time in nature has been scientifically proven to increase physical and mental wellbeing. It can be as easy as a walk in a park. If you don't live near a park or forest then a beach or even a garden will do.
10 Ways to Let Go of Perfectionism to Become a More Productive Writer
I wonder how many stories just sit in draft format? Never published because they are just not perfect enough. The problem is what one person perceives to be perfection another may disagree on. Out of all the unhelpful thinking habits, we can apply perfectionism is the one that will delay us the most in pushing that 'publish' button.
10 Awesome Book Club Groups to Join on Goodreads
“Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks” — Dr. Seuss. I love reading books, especially for self-development and growth purposes. So in 2019, a small group of us would meet up in the local library to discuss our current reads and, more importantly, what we planned to put into action from these books. Then the pandemic hit, and the world went into lockdown.
Is it The End For Full Stops?
After a week in the office writing reports and emails, I sent a casual text to my daughter. Her response — “Why so formal?” or to be exact “FRL”. I do not write in text slang, which I know she finds irritating. A text from Mum means reading an essay. I prefer to write in full but in this particular text, my crime… a full stop!
10 Ways to Use Your Core Values to Become a Better Writer
If you want to be better at writing then write for your values, not for the publication. Instead, find the publication or topic that best aligns with you. When you write with a focus on core values you truly write from a place of passion. Thoughts and ideas seem to flow in abundance as you sail into success as a writer.
6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Safely Share Personal Stories to Build Trust with Customers
It used to be all about cold calling and hard sales, but times are changing thankfully. It’s now moving more towards building a community via storytelling that builds trust in what you the person, not the product is all about. These days people seem to have a real interest in the backstories of how a product came to be.
The Extraordinary Power of Quiet Contemplation in Your Workspace
Every morning when I awake I tend to do these three things. Believe it or not none of them involve a mobile phone! The first thing is a 10-minute mindful body scan to check in with myself and see how I am doing. I then think of at least 3 things I am grateful for — one of these 3 things is always food or coffee-related! Finally, I sit quietly, take a deep breath and just enjoy the peace that is in that moment.
10 Ways to Manage Unhelpful Thoughts When Writing
Sometimes when we write we really can be our very own worst critic. This may stop us from pushing the publish button, decrease our motivation, and even increase the risk of us giving up on our dreams. So, what are these unhelpful thinking habits holding us back and what can we do about them in order to improve our writing?
5 Simple Tips to Increase Your Confidence and Become Awesome
Have you ever noticed how some people seem to be born with an abundance of self-confidence? Most people, however, struggle in at least one area of their lives with feelings of self-doubt and insecurity. Don’t let a lack of self-confidence keep you from enjoying all that life has to offer. By putting a few simple tips into practice, you can begin the adventure of becoming the person you always wanted to be!