From Showing Off to Showing Up by Nancy Regan

Still not yet a review, just a moment that I was inspired to share and show up for. There are many similarities I’m finding, within the stories in From Showing Off to Showing Up and this particular one brought back a situation I am not proud of. One, like Nancy’s, is a moment that ripped […]

Taking Action Based on From Showing Off to Showing Up by Nancy Regan

I heard so much of this book and the fabulous author that I had to get it. I wasn’t exactly sure it would be for me, however, as I naively never really saw myself as a show off or having the need to be a great public speaker. I was wrong. I hate and love […]

Not As Special As You Said I Would Be

Not As Special As You Said I Would Be

Growing up being consumed with the feeling of being special was both a blessing and a curse.  I was “the real child “, “the baby”, “the perfect one” yet I could do wrong and boy, was that wrong. I remember distinctly my brother telling me he predicted I would be beat up because I thought […]

Minute Moments of Wonder and Joy

Minute Moments of Wonder and Joy

Minute and minute are spelled the same but mean different things. I point this out because of the giggle it gave me to read it when I was gifted a moment to myself. A moment to breath and not be expected to find something or do something. A minute to write. So I opened my […]

Future Joys

In Write Yourself Happy the next topic is to write about something you’re looking forward to. Hard to do when everything is so chaotic and you don’t know what the new normal will look like, or when, yet but I’ll do my best. Just yesterday I thought back to a monthly smoothie date I had […]

Another Question from the Series

Wait for a publisher or self-publish? That will all depend on you and how long you want to wait. Both have perks, all have drawbacks. I’m independently published which is grouped with self-publishing. It’s an uphill battle with regards to getting respect and recognition. For example, I was welcomed to the Writers in the Schools […]

Questions I Love to Be Asked

Questions I Love to Be Asked

Recently I have connected with so many new writers it’s convinced me I’m on the brink of a major tipping point in my writing career. It’s been overwhelming but so enjoyable and confidence boosting. With each connection comes a question or two (or more) so I thought I would start sharing them here as I […]