• nature benefits for writers
    Balance,  Creativity,  Habits,  Inspire,  Motivation,  Productivity

    What Nature Does to Unlock Secret Creativity

    Creative types need a constant well of inspiration and motivation to pull from. Staying in the best frame of mind to work at your top performance ends up becoming work in and of itself. To keep your creative juices flowing, even when the infamous writer's block kicks in, habits need to be formed and cultivated to help you steadily replenish your ideas. This will help you write more, stay productive, and keep from burning out and rebelling against writing altogether. Even if you're not a writer or in a creative profession, nature unlocks creativity that you may not even realize you possess. Here's more about what nature can do to…

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    11 Tips for the Best Self Care Sunday

    A day of rest and relaxation, Sunday is your perfect opportunity to practice self-care. Self-care Sundays show you how to put yourself first and start your week on the right foot.  You're busy and you deserve (no, you need) a chance to recharge -- mind, body, and soul. Otherwise, you're making a vain attempt to pour from an empty pitcher. You have to take care of yourself and your needs first.   I learned this firsthand when I started freelancing. I was working to build a business and Continue Reading

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    10 Tried and True Ways to Double Your Writing

    Write more with less willpower. Just sit down and write. It sounds so easy, but many things in the life of an adult are easier said than done. And maybe they are. When it comes to writing, the fact of the matter is that you just have to write. Writing cures writer's block, after all. But it seems to me like there are other tricks, hacks if you will, that help me get into the writing spirit. Everyone works differently, and not every tip will work for every person, so it's important to try out different writing techniques to fuel your creativity, feed your soul, and keep you producing magical…

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    Balance,  Inspire,  Productivity

    14 Easy Ways to Read More Books

    Whether you already read daily or not, reading more books can be easy with the right techniques at the right time. Not every option works for every person every time, so it's important to try out different things from time to time. This is particularly helpful if you have trouble meeting your reading goals.    Readers can't get enough reading time whereas many others say they want to read, but they fail to find the time in their busy schedules to take in much more than a flood of email.    The Continue Reading

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    36 Things You Can Achieve In Under Two Minutes

    Do you ever feel like there's not enough time in the day, like you just can't get everything done, or like procrastination holds you back from accomplishing your goals? I know I do, and it's amazing how many daily tasks I allow to slip through my fingers. No amount of to-do lists can keep me on track, so all the healthy habits I'd like to have in my life don't always stick. Time management skills are pivotal to staying on track, but what does the concept really mean? According to the Oxford Dictionary, Continue Reading