October Updates: Life is changing!

socialanthropologistHello, friends!

It is finally October, one of my favourite months, and there are lots to do, lots to learn and lots of joy!

What’s happening over here? Well, my timetable is full, that’s for sure. So much happening at once, so many positive changes, and a few wistful ones. This year is literally changing my life.

What does that mean?

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How to Organize Your Own Writer’s Retreat in 6 Easy Steps

retreat (spiritual)
[ri-treet]
noun
1. the act of withdrawing, as into safety or privacy; retirement; seclusion.
2. a place of refuge, seclusion, or privacy: The library was his retreat.
3. a retirement or a period of retirement for religious exercises and meditation.
4. recreational holiday. In this context retreat means to leave everyday business for a few days (weekend-retreat) up to weeks.

Make room in your life for a retreat. Think it as a gift to yourself – a way to connect with your life vision – or perhaps even a way to finish your book…

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Highly Sensitive Persons: 20 Ways to Protect Yourself

There’s a good reason why I haven’t written in a while. I’m a highly sensitive person who needed a break.

Definition of The Highly Sensitive Person:

Dr. Elaine Aron defines the highly sensitive person (HSP) as a person who, compared to the 80% of the population without the trait, processes everything around him/her much more – reflect on it, elaborate on it, make associations. In other words, the 20% highly sensitive persons have a sensitive nervous system that is more aroused to stimuli than that of the 80%.  Continue reading

How I Stay Sane Whilst Chasing an Artistic Career: 20 Little Things That Make Me Happy


My awesome coach Jodi keeps telling me that in order to finish and publish my books I need TWO main focuses.

One, to do what is necessary for my writing and prioritize it.

Two, to set aside time on my schedule to simply enjoy life. To breathe it and be passionate about life! – And be awarded with sparks of inspiration… Continue reading

How I increased my Creative Energy: Feng Shui for Writers

My journey to become a fulltime writer has proceeded one more week; the destination is one week closer. A lot has happened in this last week. My apartment is a lot emptier and my creative mind is so much lighter. What I have been doing aside from writing? Feng shuing my apartment to let the creative energies flow! Continue reading