devotion // liberty

 

Don’t know what to write in your online dating profile? Try this.

      Delving into the world of online dating? Struggling to craft a profile + tell your story — without rambling on for an eternity? Here’s a series of fill-in-the-blank statements to help you craft a witty, playful, not-too-long dating profile. Because brevity is sexy. And love is the best.   . . ….

How to ask someone on a date. Also: free smut.

    Got a crush on someone? Do you day-dreamily scribble his name in your diary with hearts and shooting stars all around it? Do you blush every time you walk into the local coffee shop, and — gulp! — there she is? You should probably ask that person on a date. Like, today. This…

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Honoring a life. Choosing the right story.
My thoughts on how to write a eulogy.

    “Alex: I was wondering if you have any advice on writing a eulogy, especially for someone you were very close to? I’m struggling with how I feel and what to write. I don’t want to write a ‘shopping list’ of memories and great qualities. Could you help, please?” –Jo   First of all,…

Still trying to “find your voice” as a writer? Um … That’s not how it works.

      “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” –George Bernard Shaw   There seems to be a myth percolating through certain parts of the writing world that everyone is born with a naturally amazing + perfectly-formed “writing voice” … … but cruel “society” stomps it out of you, with all…

If you were the BEST in the world at what you do, how would you behave?

    A few years ago, I hopped on a plane + scuttled into a business conference in NYC. While I was there, nervously crossing and uncrossing my legs in the audience, waiting for my mind to be blown + my game to be changed, the conference’s founder, Marie, asked a simple question, onstage:  …