I know that you’d love to increase your productivity and nurture all of those brilliant ideas swirling around in your head. My curated collection of Ted Talks will give your brain just the fuel it needs to stay sharp and creating. Continue reading Get More Brains and Creativity
You can find the audio version here. Do I have what it takes? Can I make things happen? Should I turn back to what I know? How do I survive? Will I live? Breathe in Breathe out. This is not my writing. This doesn’t skip along with jokes tossed in. This is slow moving and laborious. This is ugly and dirty-bellied. This is dragging on … Continue reading Hopped Up On Despair
Have you hugged a tree lately? If not, you’re going to want to after reading this. Continue reading 5 Benefits of Spending Time In Nature, or Smell the Flowers for Fuck’s Sake
I just came out of another fitness fell off the wagon and knocked my head and was dazed for a while and just wanted to lay down phase. In the first installment of My Journey Back to Fitness, I talked about how bike riding saved me, or the fit part of me. This time around, I’ll give credit to eating a vegan diet and running. … Continue reading Fitness Journey Wrap Up
You’ve seen the women I’m talking about. I’m not one of them. I’m dragging myself along. Care to join me? It’ll be fun they say. Continue reading Yoga Vegan Hippie Women, and Me.
I found some old clothes of mine recently and it was like traveling back in time. Continue reading Finding Old Clothes
Was anyone else afraid of ditching school growing up? I consider myself a risk-taker and a rule bender. My relationship with rules is like a high school relationship. Mostly casual, a lot of talk, and a few scares. There’s also been drama, but for the most we’ve given each other our space. But there was always something about ditching school that terrified me. I never … Continue reading Ditching School
As a writer, sometimes I’ve got to force a routine. But I can’t always force the results. Bonus: audio reading Continue reading Sitting Down To Write. And Staying There.
Here we are, Part Two. Breakfast has been nothing special. It was the same all week. Peanut butter sandwich on whole wheat with black coffee. I tended to be starving by lunch because I wasn’t paying attention to the time and there were very few snacks in my house that I could eat. You’ll recall that I was also challenging myself to not go out … Continue reading Going Vegan Part Two
Six days ago, I decided to go vegan for 5 days. I wanted to know what that lifestyle is about, whether it’s a monumental task, whether I’ll look healthier or sickly, whether I’ll feel satiated or starved. What does it take to put the animals, our planet and our bodies first? I decided to go cold turkey. I wanted to be aware of what I … Continue reading 5 Days of Vegan Part One