WAKE UP To the reality that your purpose is not what you SEE Right in front of you. There's something deeper Some inner truth. Por ejemplo, you know that thing on your to-do list that keeps nagging at you? The challenge is not getting it done. It's trusting yourself in the process. The long, grueling … Continue reading WAKE UP
In recent weeks I've written about missing the predictability of a desk job. How, as a full-time mom and a full-time preschool teacher, I yearned to be back sitting at a computer just getting things done. Well a couple weeks ago I received an opportunity to work for someone remotely and get paid for it. … Continue reading Does G-d Read My Blog?
Hello, Blogosphere A world I hold close and dearWhere I can openly express my fear, Without people looking at me queer.For if I tell it to a friendPerhaps that relationship would endIf they really knew what was behindMy cheerful face—a weary mind.And when I blog, I am unique, The words spoken are those only I … Continue reading Hello, Blogosphere
Whenever I add a new task to my life, I think of what I have to let go of in order to make space for this new task. Often I think that if my schedule is busier I shouldn't be blogging anymore. And yes, I will not be taking as much time to blog, but … Continue reading Being Busy Can SPARK Creativity—Here’s Why
My first blog was notsowideawake.com. (Well, if you don't count the blog I did for a brief period several years before that...) Then theroadmapendshere.com, reflecting the title of my first book—which was actually a compilation of the blog posts from notsowideawake.com. Then I created firstcomesselflove.com, reflecting the title and topic of my second book. At … Continue reading Evolution of My Blog
Sometimes I fear that I won't have new insights and therefore will be left with nothing to blog about. Usually I end up having insights and/or experiences within a few days of this fear, and when I don't, I just accept (or try to!) that creative flow is unpredictable and has a mind of its … Continue reading The Unpredictable Nature of Creative Flow: Fear I Won’t Have Anything to Blog About
I still have mom brain when I speak to people but somehow when I blog my words come a bit easier. Recently I was wondering why. When I blog I access a deeper part of myself. My inner voice. A part somewhat less impacted by the mental exhaustion of bearing and raising a child. Writing … Continue reading Blogging with Mom Brain
"Consistent practices yield creative episodes that wouldn't have otherwise occurred had one not been doing them consistently." This was an idea I thought of when I was 19. I wrote it down following a jog I had taken that evening. I realized that while not every jog would be invigorating and amazing, by jogging regularly … Continue reading Run, Pray, Blog