This year many things have changed in my life:
Ok...so this isn't a long list, but each of these things is big and so many details change because of them that put together it feels like a million things are different in my life from the start of 2021 to today.
I'm feeling the pull to gather myself inward, to put all the threads together.
After spreading my...
Today is the Waxing Quarter Moon, the midpoint between the New Moon and the Full Moon.
This is a great time to do a quick win to help you start writing!
When it comes to blogging, one thing that can hold us back is the amount of time, energy, or work we think it will require.
When you want to write online, it can become confusing when there are so many different ways to publish your writing on the internet.
What is the difference between a blog, an email newsletter, or a social media post?
This question comes up all the time in the Courageous Bloggers Society, and I'm going to answer it for you today.
Here's my take on the roles your blog, email newsletter, and social media pages can play in your online writing.
I see your blogging website as...
Have you ever been stuck with your blog, not knowing what to write next? With blogging it's important to find fun and interesting ways to prompt your writing ideas, so you can start writing and keep writing.
Working with writing prompts can be a seriously fun way to get ideas going.
When you work with a writing prompt, you usually begin with a phrase or sentence to help you start writing. For example:
I think one of the most challenging parts of writing is the phase of writing when you go from "Not Writing" into "Writing”.
When you are not writing you are living your daily life. You're busy, you’re thinking, you’re chatting, and you're working. There are probably 100 different things going on in your head or in your life at any given momet.
Writing is a completely different mode than your regular daily life. Writing is when you get...
"This card is a reminder that we can hold two extremes at the same time.... Carl Jung said 'The paradox is one of our most valuable spiritual possessions' and for anyone who does shadow work, they know this to be true."
-The Threads of Fate Oracle
Spring is a time of extremes.
Longer days with the sun taking over the sky, but it's still cold and chilly.
Green leaves budding on trees, while gray clouds hover overhead.
The feeling that we should be thawing out from winter - the...
The Beaver looks forward to the spring thaw. She lives in her lodge for the winter with her colony, only emerging in dire times for food.
She's cooped up in winter, and when the spring comes she is ready to emerge. She wants to swim, to work, to master the creation of her dam, to eat, and to nourish herself.
For Beaver, the movement from winter into spring is one of stretching open after living in tight quarters.
How could you stretch open this spring? What work could you pick up...
The days are longer, and the crocuses are blooming here in the Pacific Northwest. Spring is coming soon, like really soon. The spring equinox is this Saturday, March 20. It arrives on the waxing quarter moon, as the moon turns towards full, gaining energy and wholeness.
I would love to wax poetic with you about spring. To talk about the baby ducks, the adorable wildflowers, and going outside on warmer days. These things are all ridiculously glorious to me. I LOVE the...
Every couple weeks my amazing friend, Caitlin Bosshart, and I publish an episode of Full Heart Free Voice Podcast, where we talk about inspiring books, one chapter at a time.
This week we published an episode I think you'll enjoy about how creativity can fill your heart and open your voice.
In today's episode I interview Caitlin Bosshart about creating our podcast cover art. In the show we discuss: