how to show up

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Day 2 of 47. This is brutal. I still haven’t completely ‘shown up’ for this challenge I set for myself. But, I am here. At least I showed up. I wrote something. Every time I fail to show up, the 47 days will start over. And, I’m not sure I can handle that. I promise […]

how to start over

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Three days ago, I made a commitment to myself. Not to anyone else, just me. It was a simple commitment – to write. Everyday. For 47 days. Consecutively. Here. On this blog. Why? Well, because I’m a writer and writing is my way of processing things. It’s actually something I must do in order to […]

how to keep a promise

Promise

I remember when my girls were little and they got me to say ‘yes’ to something. Yes, we will go to the beach tomorrow… or Yes, we will buy blueberries the next time we go to the store. As soon as I said I would do something, the next question was always… You promise? And, […]

where do i begin?

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I love starting a new project. Dreaming it up. Having the vision. Making the commitment. All of those stages are so exciting and energizing. Then, it’s time to sit down and face the blank page. To start turning those ideas into words. Actions. Next steps. It can be paralyzing. Have you ever just been stuck […]