Category: Creativity

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How Creativity Can Lift Spirits in Trying Times

If there is one thing good that has come out of the coronavirus and the need to social isolate is all the examples of how the community has come together in creative ways to promote good, lift spirits, and help those in need.  This…

Outlining vs. Discovery Writing: Which is Correct?

There is much debate on the process of writing a novel.  Many traditionalists fall back on what we were taught in school—first create an outline and then fill in the blanks.  While others subscribe to the rule of having no rules. These writers just…

Five Simple Steps to Start Writing Your Novel

Do you have a novel in you? A story idea that you’ve been dying to share? Or, do you want want to write a novel, but not sure how to get started?  If so, then this is for you. 

Creativity’s Most Critical Component

The single most important ingredient to inspire creativity is this. . .being open.

How My Life Perspective Changed at a Gas Station

Sometimes life hands us disappointments, but it is how we accept these disappointments that matter.  Do we handle them with grace and still give our 100%?

How to Get Past the Messy Middle

With any project or goal that you set for yourself there are STAGES including the Messy Middle, which also stops the project before completion. Learn how to forge ahead and accomplish your goals.

The Art of Listening to YOU

Listening to your gut, heart, or instincts–Is that the right thing to do and if so, why?  How can you listen to your heart and truly know that it is your heart talking?

Why Writing Consistently is Critical

Writing Consistently is Critical.

Writing is a muscle — the more you write, the easier it becomes. It is also critical that you write consistently for the following reasons. . .

Finding Your Passion

Learn WAYS to help determine what brings you the most happiness and what might be your professional calling.

Trust the Process

  Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.        – Robert Collier I have big goals this year, and I have to admit: I am struggling with the process—the process of getting this blog off the…

Movies and Scenes that Inspire

It’s been a LOOOONG week and if you’re like me, you want nothing more than to veg on the couch tonight with a good movie. Looking for a good flick to watch—one that will move you to tears, inspire you, and make you feel…

My Bright Light Living A-ha Moment

Bright Light Living is about my a-ha moment. Sometimes you can hear or see something repeatedly, but it just doesn’t register – I mean truly register – until you are ready to receive its true, impactful meaning . . . I am a middle…