Searching for inspiration is like whale watching—you need a quiet mind, a good perspective, and open attention to spot the ideas lurking in the depths.
Journaling is an inexpensive, effective form of self-care—cheaper than a spa day, healthier than a drink.
Writing is a form of human connection. If you want to connect deeply with others, you must show up yourself. Go ahead, share that personal perspective.
Start writing with this assumption: The reader owes you nothing. Not their attention, not their focus and deep thought, nothing. You have to earn it.
New research shows that jargon can be a kind of status symbol for people who feel insecure in their own status.
Hope and process are necessary companions for the writer. Hope gets you started, process keeps you moving forward.