2015 in Review

2015 in Review

Now that I have my new year, new approach, I was interested to see how things turned out with respect to the Goal Setting class I’d taken a year ago at Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Part of the class includes writing two letters to ourselves about our goals and...
New Year, New Approach

New Year, New Approach

I’m a bit of a self-help/self-improvement junkie. I read or listen to a lot of books, watch inspiring videos, and always feel motivated to change…at least initially. But many of them have exercises or new ways of approaching my life and I rarely did them...
Writing Goals: One month check-in

Writing Goals: One month check-in

A month ago I wrote about my experience with a writing workshop about energizing our writing and setting some goals.  I’ve decided to do a check in on my blog to keep myself honest and to see where I need to make adjustments. After setting broad goals for 2014,...
At the Core of Our Resolutions

At the Core of Our Resolutions

Back in July, I wrote about digging a little deeper when it comes to why we write. Goal setting is great and I thrive on it (I love checking off tasks and gaining that sense of accomplishment), but it has been amazing how answering deeper questions about why I write...
Friday Focus: Progress Check in

Friday Focus: Progress Check in

So back in January I set up my 2013 Writing Goals and for the first time ever, tried to set goals that I could actually meet. I’ve actually completed goals 1 and 2 and am focused on #3, where I am trying an experiment. I’m using Blake Snyder’s Save...