It's been a difficult past few months. Yet I'm back to it, thanks to my amazing support group (husband, friends, family), therapy, and lots of ginger tea!
I'm now working on being content with my day-to-day routine (habits). In other words, I want to feel satisfied with how I spend my time throughout the day, and ultimately, my life.
If you're a writer, you likely already know that trying to write when you're feeling down is one of the hardest tasks to complete.
Since starting Paper Crow Blog, I've discovered certain things about blogging along the way. These revelations include learning that this writing project helped both my career and my personal well-being.
With the passing of time and transitions apparent in my nonwriting life, it's natural that I've then begun to reflect on my writing's own evolution.
In my paradoxical way, I somehow get more work done when I have less time to do it.
Even the swankiest of office supplies aren't what really help my writing. It's the intangibles.
Although I wanted to write for a living these past three decades, I pushed it away for years. I believed the myths about writing that are so pervasive.
The madness of the first half of the year has led to the perfect opportunity for writing this fall.
This past month, I found myself revisiting one of my lifelong pleasures more than usual - reading. I've always loved reading, but the older I've gotten, the less time I've dedicated to it.