Being Genuine in My Anxiety

Photo by Fernando @cferdo on Unsplash “I’m a counselor. I have to have it all together. Not just some of the time. All of the time.” “I’m a counselor. I need to be a role model for what it means to have stability in my mental health.” “I’m a counselor. It’s not ok to not be… Continue reading Being Genuine in My Anxiety

Magic Writing for Sale — Sold!

Valuable advice from my favorite author. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash There was a time in my life where I took a hiatus from writing, and after I reconnected with that part of myself that fell in love with writing in the first place, it was like I had to sweet-talk my muse into opening… Continue reading Magic Writing for Sale — Sold!

Silencing the Critic so the Muse can Shine

Photo by JOHN TOWNER on Unsplash “The scariest moment is always just before you start.” -Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft One of the worst feelings in the world for a writer is sitting at the desk with pen and paper ready or with the computer booted up only to stare blankly at… Continue reading Silencing the Critic so the Muse can Shine

What I Lost When I Started Writing

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash It’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of daily living, and it’s even easier to lose site of the important self-care practices that keep us motivated to tackle our next time-crunched day. The thought of adding one more daily routine to what seems like an unending stream… Continue reading What I Lost When I Started Writing