• Well-Being

    Prioritize Yourself

    Good morning, Monday. Good morning, World. That’s how I’ve been waking up. I open my eyes, look out at the morning sky, and greet the day. Some days, like this morning, I’m awake before dawn. On those days, I close…

  • WRITING HABIT

    I Am A Writer!

    It has been more than 15 years since I sat at my first writer workshops or attended my first writer group.   Since then, “I am a writer.” has graced many workshops and conferences I have attended, and it has…

  • Well-Being

    My Coffee Mug’s Reminder

    Usually, the morning coffee ritual takes place in a clear, 12 ounce mug, but a couple of weeks ago, I unearthed one of my mugs that had writing on it. For a while, I thought that I grabbed it because…

  • Well-Being

    Not Tomorrow – TODAY!

    It seems like 2018 just rolled into 2019, but last week, I turned the calendar over to August. For years as a student, and then as a teacher, I considered August the beginning of a new year. New school clothes,…

  • Well-Being

    Let Your Dreams Motivate You

    What is it you want to do in life? Go ahead. Brainstorm. Take out that sheet of paper and write down some of the things you want to accomplish in life. Me? I want to share my writing and my…