Spring comes around every year, and I find that often, when coaching my clients, that some tidying up is required. It’s usually less the surface stuff, though that’s important, but often the things under the surface that need an update. Old beliefs, self-perceptions and projects may need to be taken to the curb. This article […]
At the end of February, there was a confluence of activity here at Original Impulse. I wrote a vulnerable article for you. My web site, that I’ve been working on since October, went live. That caused my email to go down. Also, an RSS feed for my blog got triggered and started sending out blog […]
Who wants to write but can’t seem to get it going? I’ve got just the thing! My class the Devoted Writer will empower you to get your words out easily. We start February 1st! Reserve your seat now; link in bio.
I call on you to step up fully to honor your impulse to write. I invite you to ask yourself not will you write but what will you write. What if you lived as if writing were not optional, but a daily tonic, a balm to your spirit? What if you finally took your writing impulses seriously and […]
You have probably heard me say that consumerism is the weakest form of creativity. Sure, it’s fun and creative to choose art supplies. But the real payoff is in using them. Like many people, I am seeking more simplicity and clarity with ‘stuff’. My friend Courtney Carver’s book Soulful Simplicity has inspired me to shed […]
When it comes time to reflect on the year, I often go all-out, writing a long document about my year. I love savoring how my projects have grown me. This year, though, I am deep in the revision of my book and don’t have space to write a long annual review. But I found a […]
Do you ever do something and then realize, OMG that was not the smartest move I’ve ever made? I recently made a couple of dumb and expensive purchases that I regret. I bought two planners mostly as research for a potential project. I had filled my tried and true Moleskine so I needed something. I […]
I’ve heard from some people that for the last year or so, world events have dampened their enthusiasm for their creative work. I get it. It’s easy to get discouraged and to sideline our creative work when we feel angry, fearful and disempowered. The problem is, we need our power now more than ever. When […]
My studio desk today: lovely flower coworkers from my garden, notebook, letters to students, and a sample of my new project: the Major Mojo Card Deck!
Write every day!! I love this new notebook I got from @twohandspaperie I chose the dot grid paper for the interior. I think I will use this for my daily writing in October. Who wants to write with me daily? Join The Devoted Writer; link in profile.