‘The 7 Spiritual Laws of Success’ for Fearless, Purpose-Led Writing

This past week, I had the immense privilege to read “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success” by Deepak Chopra. On Sunday night I finished reading and bought the audiobook. I went to sleep listening to Chopra read, and on Monday I gave my hardback copy away to a friend. I will buy another copy for […]

How to Use Life Architecture to Create the Life You Want

“Goals can be made in the spirit that life is an enjoyable game to be played, and one that can be deeply rewarding.” — Shakti Gawain Have you ever wished that you had more time for your family? Have you ever wished you could live somewhere beautiful and could spend your days outside? Do you […]

The Trade-Offs of the Writing Life — What Would You Sacrifice for Your Dream?

For the last 10 years or so, I have been plugged in to the world of sustainability. I’ve flirted with vegetarianism. I’ve tried my hand at vermicompost. I avoid single-use plastic whenever I can, and I try to be mindful of my consumption. I’ve backslid on my own sustainability journey in the last three or […]

How to Do a Life Audit (and Why You Should)

Often we start the new year with the best of intentions, but life gets in the way and our goals peter out. We have that cigarette. We blow off the gym. We feel like we failed and that our lives can never change. If you find it difficult to stick to New Year’s resolutions, you […]

5 Great Books to Give Writers This Holiday Season

Writers can be a peculiar bunch, which makes us hard to buy gifts for. Writing also happens to be one of the cheapest pastimes, and it requires little more than a notebook and a pen. If you have a writer in your life, you may be struggling over what to buy him or her for […]