Five Positive Pandemic Lessons

Most of us had some downtime during our state-mandated lockdowns. Or whatever version of social distancing was encouraged in your state during this ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. For the most part, I was still going to work every day as an essential worker in Healthcare, delivering physical therapy services in an Assisted Living Facility. My husbandContinue reading “Five Positive Pandemic Lessons”

If Your Interested in Changing Careers, Read This Book

When I hated my job, what I loved the most was Friday’s at 5:01 pm, when I’d push away from my desk, jump out of my swivel chair, and walk out of the building into the beautiful outside world. I felt giddiness in my stomach, and I was filled with relief and the possibility ofContinue reading “If Your Interested in Changing Careers, Read This Book”

If You Want Change in Your Writing, Consider Joining a Writing Group

  “Get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” Jillian Michael’s shouted through my mobile fitness app as I did what felt like my 100th burpee.  In reality, I think it was my fifth.  Even through my exhaustion, those words instantly made sense to me.  How could I change anything without pushing myself further than I had before?Continue reading “If You Want Change in Your Writing, Consider Joining a Writing Group”

I Didn’t Get the Job, But I learned 5 Ways to Start Writing

“Neat,” said the interviewer in response to my answer. I cringed, feeling slightly sick (thank goodness I had the phone to hide behind). I was failing this interview. Experience wasn’t the problem. It was an entry level writing position with no experience necessary. And so, I thought yes, I can do this. I can breakContinue reading “I Didn’t Get the Job, But I learned 5 Ways to Start Writing”