Writing: The Healing Tool

Writing is a form of therapy. Many of us overlook this fact. But writing can help heal open wounds, answer our lingering questions, and uncover truths we were previously unaware…

The Art of Starting Over

Are you in a place that you no longer want to be in? Or are you wondering, how you got somewhere in the first place? Sometimes, it’s hard to even…

3 Lies Writers Tell that Hold Them Back

“I’m not good enough.” The truth: You’re not a great judge of your own ability (or inability). And what exactly is enough? As writers, we hold our work and the value of…

On Building More Self-Trust

We search near, far, and the ends of the earth for signs. Signs that we’re doing right. Going the right direction. Choosing what’s for us. Making all of the right…

Be an Inkwell: The Importance of Raw Expression

Many writers, when trying to express themselves lean into unhelpful thoughts. Thoughts such as, “What do I know?” or “Why would anyone read my work?” or “I have nothing worth…

Let’s Talk

Last week, I shared a post on Facebook about a brave new direction I’m journeying into — coaching. Specifically, helping people who have big dreams of becoming first-time authors. This was…

Little things that steal your joy.

1. People’s opinions, and a need to live within the confines of them. Your actions are you own. Liberate yourself from others’ thoughts of you. 2. Living in your head, and…