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Write with Ease: Keep Your Creative W...

Write with Ease: Keep Your Creative Well Filled

I attended an event last week to honor Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina’s Poet Laureate. As she spoke—as I drank in her words—I felt a tremendous sense of relief. The words themselves? I couldn’t tell you. But the feeling of craft and inspiration and new ideas…ah. I hadn’t realized I felt like a parched plant […]

The Importance of Rest and Restoratio...

The Importance of Rest and Restoration

A couple weeks ago I found myself dreadfully weary. A busy work schedule overlaid with the pervasive negativity of the US elections had drained me. I first decided to shut off the news for a while—eliminate that negativity. I tried to draw better boundaries around my work day (never easy for me). Then, when an […]