Posts Tagged "Goals"


A few of my close friends choose a word annually to help them focus, a kind of loose resolution. The words are encouraging, challenging, and/or empowering. Selecting a word can influence your attitude towards your career, hobbies, family, and more. I’ve decided to take on my friends’ tradition, and my first word promises to filter into every aspect of my life. For me, 2018 will be about writing with my whole heart! Unique...

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The new year is here and no matter how hard we try we can’t go back. I’m resolved to step away from Netflix and its holiday haze, and plan to step into a year of action: creative, physical, and spiritual action! Some of us *points finger at self* have set lofty goals for 2016. I do it every year and subconsciously make the same mistakes. Whether it’s the number of words I plan to write or the number of novels...

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I’m currently wrapping up my day and ending my week. It also happens to be the last month of the year. Yet as everything is coming to a close, I’m not ready to tie a shiny bow on any of my projects. The fact is I’m in the middle of two manuscripts, the Christmas shopping isn’t finished, and there are always papers to grade and laundry to be washed and folded. If I tried to wrap up anything in my life right now...

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Referencing Social Media and Sabbatical in the same post may get a few interesting reactions. I can already read them… “Sabbati-what?!?” “But social media is my friend!” “If I don’t get enough ‘Likes’ and ‘Shares’ no one’ll like me or share my book!” “Daily? Like, every day? No, really. EVERY day?” I’m trying to lighten the mood with all...

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