The Electrifying + Easy Editorial Calendar

Today we’re going to talk about the number one thing you can do to sustain your blogging momentum over the long term.  It’s the secret sauce to consistency.  It’s the Editorial Calendar. I began using Editorial Calendars long long ago during my journalism days, when I was the editor for my school paper, and have used them since in a…

Don’t make the same mistake I did earlier this week… UGH.

So, heartbreak happened earlier this week. About three months ago, I decided that I wanted to take a high-caliber writing class that I’ve taken once before, and found to be enormously helpful in taking my craft to the next level and getting over the stumbling blocks that keep me from prioritizing my writing.  I felt confident that this was the next…

You are a Writer. So, write. Deeply

(as seen on Rebelle Society) Dear Writer, Yes, that’s what you are. I know that’s not how you may think of yourself — at least not yet, or not all of the time. Maybe only in the quietest recesses of your imagination, the palest corners of your most innocent self. You may think you are a business-owner, or a healer,…

Reclaiming Desire as Your Holy Compass

(published on Rebelle Society)   Consider this: that your brightest moments of living, the sharpest memories old and new, the days where you felt aligned with your purpose and meaning, are probably those in which you have truly felt the depths of your Desire. Last week was Valentine’s Day: a day of construction paper pink and white doilies and perfectly…

Dark Moon Desires: The Magic of Late Autumn

(published on Rebelle Society) A few weeks ago we celebrated the autumn equinox, the time of the year when the night and day are exactly equal in length. Now, with the moon barely new above us, a mere glimmer of light in the darkness, we find ourselves fully in a season of deepening, darkened nights. It’s a time for turning…

Don’t Overeat!

(published in Delicious Living Magazine) Holiday festivities go hand in hand with tempting belt-busters.  Calorie-bomb desserts, butter-laden mashed potatoes, and alcoholic drinks can leave you feeling uncomfortably full and sabotage your weight maintenance efforts.  In fact, a typical Thanksgiving meal can contain a whopping 3,000 calories, according to the Calorie Control Council.  But overeating isn’t your unavoidable destiny.  Heed these…