Tag: encouragement

  • DIY Tiara, or Just a Confidence Boost?

    It can be easy as a writer, especially an unpublished writer, to get down, get discouraged, and generally Eeyore like. Yesterday, I wondered if wearing a tiara while preparing breakfast and getting things packed for the day, improved my outlook. I was dressed as a princess (for preschool story time, I swear!), but did I…

  • Getting Off the Writers’ Emotional Rollercoaster

    Have you bought a lottery ticket lately? As I mentioned before, I wanted to do a series of blogs related to Laraine Herring’s wonderful The Writing Warrior. Today, I want to think about the following quote: “If you understand that suffering arises when we want our current experience to be something other than what it…

  • A bit of encouragement we all need some days …

    Need a bit of a pick-me-up or encouragement? Try this poem, “Don’t Quit” for a smile.