July and August Updates: A Writer’s Chaotic Summer

How was your summer???

I wish I could tell you that I’ve been writing all summer.

With flowers in my hair, angel dust on my keyboard, lots of coffee and thousands of pages.

What a peaceful, productive summer that would have been. Continue reading

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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