It’s Okay To Say “No”

Saying No Hang on. One more thing. I want to tell you about saying, “No.” and being completely uncomfortable anxious worried sick sick to your stomach that you’ll be seen as the bad daughter the ugly sister the bitchy wife the “once upon a time” friend and your insides feel like goo sloshing around and…

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Obstacles: Friend or Foe?

You know you’re in complete and total alignment when you see random shit posted on social media by friends who may or may not know what’s going on inside your head and the only thing you can think is “damn straight!” No doubt I made the right decision to quit. To quit being in my…

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6 Soul Inspiring Quotes for Writers (and Readers)

This week I finish up a 10 week writing course taught by the amazing Laurie Wagner. In our virtual class lounge, beautiful Emilee dropped off a few quotes most definitely worth sharing… Because We Live and Die for Our Stories “My cousin Helen, who is in her 90’s now, was in the Warsaw ghetto during…

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Stories Move in Circles

Never in a million years would I believe a page of words could have such a freeing feeling. This one page from Everyday Sacred by Sue Bender shot straight to my heart. Its message is one I’ve been hearing over and over again. A message that keeps appearing in my own daily writing. Today I…

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