Palm of Your Hand
Linoleum was cool under my small feet, kitchen walls drenched in yellow light–half-light, suppertime light light folding in on itself, dusk-foragingsundown, bird tracks tracing muskypines. You stood like a kildeer before me, sandy-brown feathery hairframing your 8 year old face, sharp shoulder bonesand feather-slips of […]
Writing For Wellness
Are you a writer or someone who enjoys expressing themselves through the written word? Do you journal, or make lists, or use words to describe your day on social media, use written language to make a decision or process your day or your situation or […]
Trauma-Informed Connection & Our Sacred Stories: Expressing the Inexpressible
“The wound is the place where the light enters you.” Rumi I have been writing as long as I can remember. Poems, stories, journalling, first person essays, and more. But it’s only in more recent years that I have been exploring the connection between […]
Dreaming About Your Perfect Writing Home?
How many of you are writers and creatives dreaming about your perfect writing home, where you can fill your notebooks? Or maybe you are looking for a large bright space, or even just a little corner with a small desk, window, some photos, and a […]
Eating Creatively Boosts Writing Creatively!
Want to boost your creativity? There is a strong connection in how we can boost creativity by healthy eating. So often we talk about all the factors that increase our creativity in writing, art, creative projects, and more. We mention writing spaces, mood, inspiring photos […]
Creating The Mood For Writing What You Love
Where do you love to write? Let’s talk about the creating the mood for writing what you love–in other words, the space, place, mood, and atmosphere that inspires you most. Our lives consist of so many moods and spaces: modern and contemporary, dark and romantic, […]
Reflect Before You Blog: What Is It I Really Want To Say?
Sometimes we want to simply jump into our writing. But it’s important that you reflect before you blog. We get in front of the blank screen, and we want to dive into our topic with two feet. We have our tea ready, we’re at our […]
Five Senses Image-Writing: Bees, Dragonflies, & Grasshoppers
You are walking on a summer day through a field of flowers. The sun is hot and the flowers and bees are beautiful. You are alone and happy. OR You are walking through a field of dandelions and wildflowers. It’s hot summer. Your skin is […]
Writing In Community: What Does This Look Like?
Many of us are used to writing alone. We might writing our blog posts alone at our desk at home, or we might take a walk with our nature journal and sit on a log while writing down some thoughts, or we might visit the […]