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 …

Choosing a Niche for a Blog

After 153 blog posts and 4 years of blogging, I have finally decided on a niche for this blog. Empowering women (as well as all the men who read this blog anonymously) will remain the overall objective, but I have now decided to narrow the focus of this blog to a specific subject: coping with …

Surviving as a Writer #IWSG

“I am not what I think. I am thinking what I think.” Eric Butterworth I have been thinking (watch out for the flying sparks.) I am writing a book about gratitude journaling, because I profoundly believe that reminding ourselves what we have to be grateful for, on a daily basis, will attract more to be grateful for …

Writer’s Life: Doing Research in the 21st Century

Gratitude: The ten best Books, TED-talks and Apps I am doing research at the moment for my new book Thriving On Change with Gratitude and Generosity (new working title.) Research is a tedious process, but it has to be done, even if only to avoid saying the same thing in the same way for the …