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