Self Kindness Meant Getting Out of My Own Way

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My personal campaign for kindness is in month three. The subject of this post is a big surprise to me because I’m outing myself as one of the causes for the lack of kindness in my life. In January I talked about the contagion of kindness. In February I was all about how kindness pays […]

Writing Made Easy: Write The Places

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Write what you see. Write what you feel. Write where you go. In celebration of places that inspire and the moments that we write. #tbt to that time my youngest guy and I fell in love with the most spectacular tree in Ireland–The King Oak. Charleville Castle, Tullamore. Places are my inspiration. Places imbue my […]

Declare your Writing is Important

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A client emailed me last week and said, “I have no time. It’s the same problem as always—no time.” When you start writing about your life, it feels like a luxury. It is that self-indulgent, time to yourself activity that you talk about the same way as winning the lottery or sailing around the world…. […]

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Getting Started on Your Memoir (Pt. 2)

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You want to write but don’t know how to get started, right? If you are absolutely sure you want to write your story, or even a memoir, I can help. You want to write. You know that much.  Do these sound like things you say? “I want to leave my story for my grandkids.” “Writing […]

Getting Started is the Toughest Part (Pt. 1)

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Start with what’s easy. Start with the big story, and get the burst of energy that being productive on the page gives you. Tell your tale. Start there. Here is one way to get yourself writing today. Let me walk you through the way you can build up to telling your big story. Chances are […]