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Following Your Dreams is Easy–Said No One

My writer’s journey began in 2007, when I left my stable, lucrative career as a physician to pursue my dream of being a professional writer. My behavior seemed pretty reckless to those who loved me. I…

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The Internet, the Writer, and the Video Artist

Often times, people focus on the negative aspects of using the internet. Although it's true that obsessive use of the internet can be unhealthy, internet use in moderation can have some remarkable ben…

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Living The Dream, Funding The Trip

I used to think that Living the Dream was my goal, that when all of the pieces fell into place, I would be there. I would be doing work that I love, and my people and I would be healthy and happy. I w…

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The Relationship Between Writing, Art & Money

As author Richard Ford said in this article about money and the writer, “It mattered a great deal more that my novel would be read than that somebody paid me." When you’re a writer, sentiments like…

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The Pineapple Shortage (In My Head)

I wish I felt like a writer right now. There are so many things happening in the world that move me, a long line of people whose stories I believe would heal your heart and open your mind, but I just …

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Overwhelmed? Try These Seven Words

I don't know how to do that. I know some seriously overwhelmed women. I know more than a few who actually want to hire me as their life coach but feel too overwhelmed to "take on another thing" an…

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You Have Got To See These Pumpkins! (with video)

Halloween amps up creativity on so many levels - the costumes, the parties, the decorations and the pumpkins! With their sinuous stems and richly textured orange-colored flesh, pumpkins offer Hallo…

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6 Ways To Awaken Your Creativity

"Whatever you dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now." Goethe Many people link the idea of creativity with being an "artist," meaning someone who has …

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