How to be a crazy perfectionst (Hint: It is NOT the secret ingredient to a happy writing career)

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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

My 5 New Year’s Writing Resolutions

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Do you have New Year’s resolutions?

I have five New Year’s writing resolutions and I’ve tried to keep them practical, measurable and doable. Continue reading