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self improvement

10 Important Habits To Develop In The New Year

Is it possible to train yourself into a more focused person? It is if you start developing the right habits, which we will discuss below. r

We all face rejection at one time or another. That is not the question. The real question is: what will you do when rejection faces you?

How To Reject Rejection

I am no exception. I feared rejection just as much as the next person. Yet, this was a major problem for me. I was in one of the worst possible fields to have a fear of rejection. Why? Well, I was a writer. r

survival

How Loss and Love Can Lead to Creative Persistence

Your experiences are important. Your story is unique. Sharing that story gives you power, courage, and hope. Sharing your story can also help to heal those who have been on parallel journeys. I encourage you to write about your losses and your love. r

writing tips

5 Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Writing

Think about it: in college, professors required us to write a paper a certain length. We also felt compelled to use big, fancy words from a thesaurus to sound as smart as possible.

So what did we routinely turn in for a grade? Bloated 8-10 pagers full of words we barely knew and sentences that never once came out of our mouths.

Basically, we stopped being ourselves. r

writing tips

Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments for Writing Well

When Henry Miller penned these rules for writing well, he was speaking to the struggles that he faced on a regular basis. However, these commandments are useful to all, even in areas of life outside of writing. Here is his most precious advice to creative types, unlocked. r

write a journal

Our Little Secret: How to Unravel the Truth Within

We are all hiding something deep within ourselves. And we know that we are hiding it, and we also have a feeling that everyone else is hiding it – although we’ve never talked about it with them. It’s what Rumi called “the open secret.” The essence of this secret is the inner feeling that we have no idea what we’re doing. r