grief // catharsis

Don’t leave before the miracle happens.

Be the one who says “YES.”

Kindness is not a joke.

How to write a eulogy.

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

You already know everything.

Just the right words. Just the right time. Three stories to inspire you to say them.

How to get angry people to calm down & be cool.

Tired of waiting? Great. Start creating.

Warning: Do not read this if you enjoy clinging to excuses that prevent you from making art, moving forward & doing wonderful things.

555 words on hate-blogging & bullying.

The 3 major flavors of “writer’s block.”

Fear Choice vs. Love Choice. Which will you choose?

What would Love do?

Read this when you’re feeling unwanted & rejected.

This is just a reminder.

Feeling drained by emails, blogs, newsletters — the whole Internet? Take back your power.

Poem: Origami stars.

21 mantras for people who are ridiculously, painfully, excruciatingly overwhelmed.

What to say & do when the worst-case scenario comes true.

Poem: You are not confused.

Or, you might surprise yourself.

I hate writing! 3 words that (usually) mean something… else.

Poem: I want to be your lightning bolt.

Want to be memorable? Be moved & be moving.

The power of an unexpected “time out.”

The impossible courage of “I love you, but no.”

Poem: The benefits of isolation.

How to survive when everything sucks.


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