How do you look at what you used to think, who you used to be, with kindness and curiosity rather than disdain and embarrassment?
Get up and out, or let it out: solutions to the creative dilemma
Honestly, sometimes writing is like thrashing in a rip. No idea is a good one. I can’t concentrate. Then I get frustrated with myself, which makes it even harder to write... I have found that if I’m struggling to get anything coherent out, usually one of two things has happened, so therefore one of two things needs to happen.
Excellence and starting
Excellence can be measured many ways. But how do you measure the best blog post of the year? The kindest random act for a stranger? The most generous networking introduction? The most beautiful film? The most heart-warming meal?
Not the movie. A thing. THE thing. A place, an achievement, a title, a certain amount of money, an experience. That thing we desperately want. The desire to be in the next place.
The place of pressure
Pressure can propel us, and other times it can stifles us.
A new year conversation
Ugh. A New Year, and I’m late to writing about it. Everything I’ve read by other people has been better than what I’ve got to say. I’m running out of ideas for this stupid blog.
Love Letters: to those who won’t know
I’m fifty posts in now. I remember distinctly what it felt like to set up this website and start writing. What made me finally do it?
Love Letters: Libraries
A library doesn’t claim to change the world, but it may just change us.