How to Write A Love List…A Practice In Self-Care

Berlin Wall Graffitti

I know what makes me happy and whole. I also know the list of things I need to thrive is not simply filled with selfish wants — and, those things aren’t solely self-focused. Often, even if an act of self-care starts with a form of isolation, it will press outward in some way in want of connecting […]

Read More

How To Do a Fast-Write or “Stream of Consciousness” Writing Exercise in 3 Steps

Julia Cameron, who wrote The Artist’s Way, calls stream of consciousness writing upon waking, “morning exercises.” This writing exercise is an excellent practice to loosen up your writing muscles. Preferably you practice this first thing in the morning, writing in response to a reading or prompt.   There’s some brain science to handwriting versus typing, […]

Read More