https://youtu.be/7cyxtVVBwS4 Just some great words of encouragement. There were four words my brother said that really made my day, and I think they were some of the most encouraging words you could hear. They remind me that I should keep being myself and embrace the challenges that every day brings. They remind me to walk … Continue reading What my brother said . . .
One of My Photos Was Accepted for Licensing! No, It’s Not My Cat
I'm learning photography, and I'm still a beginner. On November 19th, I started a 500px page, and began posting photos I edited in Adobe Lightroom. My first image was accepted for licensing today, eight days later. It's a picture of pine needles, that I cannot show on WordPress, due to my licensing agreement. However, you … Continue reading One of My Photos Was Accepted for Licensing! No, It’s Not My Cat
9 Reasons Why You Should Start Writing Your Novel (OR ANY OTHER PIECE OF FICTION)Today
Writing today is the start of writing every week, which is the start of writing every other day, which is the start of writing EVERY DAY.
3 easy ways to INSTANTLY up your writing game [video post]
These are three things I do to keep myself writing consistently and happily. I hope you can use these to improve your writing life in some way, shape, or form. If not, let me know below. It’s good to know when something doesn’t work!
Bloggers and Noteworthy Reads (This Week’s Reads # 2)
Happy Sunday! I’d like to give a shoutout to a few bloggers and sites that may interest you. These people are worth following on WordPress if you like book reviews, writing, visually appealing blogs, and personal opinion pieces. This is the second post in this series. Read the first post here. Here are this week's reads … Continue reading Bloggers and Noteworthy Reads (This Week’s Reads # 2)
Marcus Aurelius and Quotes from His Meditations
Marcus Aurelius was once emperor of Rome, a philosopher, and a military leader. He practiced Stoicism, a branch of Hellenistic philosophy. He is a great inspiration. A Time to Sit and Think Years ago, I was on a trip with my fiancé that took me through London, Oxford, and Whitby (photographs available here). We made … Continue reading Marcus Aurelius and Quotes from His Meditations
How would ______ do this? Three more questions to ask yourself when experiencing a creative block. . .
I knew I had an idea . . . I knew it was great, but where did it go? The blank screen had no answer for me, and only the sound of my cat meowing filled the air. What happened to that shiny object I was chasing? Luckily, I had an answer. This is the … Continue reading How would ______ do this? Three more questions to ask yourself when experiencing a creative block. . .
What’s next on your reading list? #ReadWithCurtis Challenge: Day Two and Book Review Blogs
Whenever I finish a book, I usually consult a reading list, pick a book from a stack, or go to my online reading communities via book blogs or vlogs. When you can't decide what to read next, what do you do? What's next on your reading list?
STACK THOSE BOOKS – The 7-Day Reading Challenge Starts Tomorrow!
It's the day before the challenge, and I am pumped.
In case you didn't know, I have invited people to read every day for seven days, starting tomorrow!
If you are not already participating in the #ReadWithCurtis 7-Day Reading challenge, I urge you to do so. Here's what you can do today to join a community of readers who are also doing the challenge ...
31 Questions to Help You Embrace the Challenges of Time-Consuming Work and Commitments
Work consumes time, and sometimes it takes us outside of our average working hours. Whether your task is creative, administrative, organizational, manual, or a combination of the above, any one of these 25 questions may help inspire you to embrace the challenges of your job, hobby, or side-hustle.
Even taking a silent minute to mentally answer one of these questions may change your day.