Write What You Love: Finding Inspiration
Advice / Writing

Write What You Love: Finding Inspiration

If you listen to my podcast, Storytelling Saga, you know that my sign-off for every episode is “remember, write what you love.” It’s similar to the well-known phrase, “write what you know,” since personal is universal, and there’s no better way to write something authentically than to have experienced it yourself firsthand. When I bring … Continue reading

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Nobody Cares
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Nobody Cares

I hate to be the one to tell you this, but nobody cares. Nobody cares if you tripped and scuffed your new shoes. Nobody cares if you spilled coffee on your clean shirt. Nobody cares if you completely embarrassed yourself in some totally innocuous way that you may have found mortifying in the moment but, … Continue reading

The Art of Achieving Mindfulness
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The Art of Achieving Mindfulness

Recently I’ve discovered the positive effects of practicing mindfulness. Simply put, mindfulness is the act of focusing on the present moment. If you’re someone like me with an overactive mind, who’s constantly thinking and analyzing and ultimately worrying too much, you’ll find that those thoughts can negatively impact your overall well-being. Mindfulness teaches you to … Continue reading

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Job Hunting Tips

I promised that after I finally got my first post-college job, I’d give tips to anyone out there who has just graduated and may be struggling to find their first “real world” job the way I was last year. Although, really, these tips are just for anyone who’s looking for a job. Regardless, this blog … Continue reading