For some, Mother’s Day is a bittersweet time. It’s a time not to go onto social media with all of the Happy Mother’s Day posts, because it’s like a thousand tiny cuts on your heart and soul.
Camp NaNoWriMo has come and gone. I did not come close to my goal. I didn’t even work on my project every day, like I had planned. I have learned a few things though.
April was the first full month of stay at home orders. Although I was self-isolating before, I was seeing increasingly the full impact of this pandemic. … April has also been the month where … separating my marketing self from my writing self … I’m reworking the backstory to this sci-fi series … My month of May looks to be a very busy one, but one where I hope that I can find a sense of balance. I don’t want to be sped-up in the pursuit of getting things done. I like trying to keep a more mindful approach to my life. I don’t often live up to that ideal, but it’s an ideal that I do have.
About 25 years ago, there was a trilogy that nearly ate me alive. Well, it seemed like it at the time. I
If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll notice that I write about a lot of different topics, including
Social distancing has changed everyone’s lives. You may be feeling the strain of not being able to go about your life the way that you had. Isolation feels lonely for so many. Not having freedom to go and do the simple things feels constrictive. Globally, we are feeling alone. I’m sure that many of us are resentful of the pandemic and thinking could it really be that bad?
March was all about helping yourself to stand out and making connections. If you’re just starting out, you can still market yourself, even without an obvious track record. The question is: how do you start from scratch? Part of marketing is networking. Even though many of us who are creatives are introverts, we still have to network.
At this point, it may feel like you have to be a magician to conjure your aspiration into existence before anyone recognizes that you ARE who you want to be.
Do you know the best way to stand out from the crowd? Be yourself. That may seem easier than done.
I don’t look like it, but my health kinda stinks. My immune system is crap. I’ll briefly explain a little about the immune system. There are four immunoglobulins, which are like the ammunition that white blood cells make to kill viruses and diseases. If you’re a medical doctor reading thing and I’ve got it wrong or there’s more too it, feel free to chime in. Anyway, these munitions, these immunoglobulins have specific tasks in specific areas of your body. They are called M, G, A, D, and E. I’m deficient in the first three.