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Why you are Wasting Time with Solitaire

So today, I’m going to talk about time wasters. We writers are really good at wasting our time, and not writing. Facebook, Twitter, Solitaire – great time sinks. Great places to rest our minds and to not worry about a … Continue reading

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Not Good Enough

I’m not good enough. That’s what most of us feel, at one time or another. And of course, there is proof. We can always compare ourselves to those who are more successful, who sell more books or who earn more … Continue reading

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The True Danger of To-Do Lists

We all use to-do lists. And they are useful if handled well. But to-do lists can be utterly destructive. A large to-do list is simply fodder for overwhelm. One glance is enough to convince you that you’ll never be able … Continue reading

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What will they think?

Here you are, having written something that touches your heart. A poem, a story, maybe even your About page or even sales copy for your new program. You’ve poured the love of words into it – and your heart. Those … Continue reading

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Self-Sabotage is a Body Guard

I’m sure you experienced this (I certainly have!): You have a great idea for a story, and you just know it’s going to work out well. You sit down at the computer and … … your mind goes blank. Or … Continue reading

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Help! I’m stuck!

It happens to everyone. We get stuck. We lose focus. And it can happen in any aspect of life. With a project. A novel. A partnership. Or with decluttering. All we notice is this strange feeling of resistance when we … Continue reading

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The Fear of Rejection

The fear of rejection is huge. In fact, it is a central fear that every young child feels immediately: Being rejected by one’s family means death, quite simply, because a small child cannot survive without the care and love of … Continue reading

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