Two Surprisingly Easy Ways To Manage Stress

For those stressful days when you cannot think of anything that could possibly make you feel grateful I have recently applied to become a writer for a Medium publication called A Few Words. The publication is called A Few Words because each post is limited to 500 words or less. Most of my posts are …

3 Stress Management Strategies To Help You Weather Any Storm

Facing a Major Life Transition We sold our house and bought another. Impossible to put the ever-escalating anxiety, nerve-wracking worry, overwhelming panic and threatening despair associated with the seven words above into words and onto paper. Why does it have to be so complicated to sell a house and buy another? Here in France, it …

Get real Value from Gratitude Journaling

Forget about “the rules of journaling.” Journaling rules can never be more than mere suggestions. I’m not good at keeping rules. I get bored if I always have to do the same thing, at the same time. I get frustrated if I force myself to keep to a strict schedule. The only thing that I …

How to keep a Gratitude Journal consistently, even if you gave up many times before

Three days ago, I decided to create an e-Course. Clearly, I have too much time on my hands, despite rushing around with a virtual hosepipe, desperately trying to put out the pre-publication fires springing up left right and centre as I prepare for the publication of my latest book “Embrace Change in 10 minutes a …

A Writer’s Immobilising Insecurity #IWSG

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss” Is there anything more nerve-wracking for an author than publishing a book? After hours and hours of writing, re-writing, reviewing, proof-reading and editing (according to Word I have spent more than …