Less than a month ago I was debating whether Morning Pages were still worth the time and energy anymore. At that writing, I recommitted myself to writing daily and promised to check in with my thoughts. Because I'm getting up to write morning pages, I've started cultivated a writing routine that I felt was impossible… Continue reading Build Writing Momentum with Morning Pages
2019 is the year of the PAUSE! This year, I'm making an effort to wait a couple of heartbeats before making a decision or replying when something rubs me the wrong way. Of course, there are moments when I totally blow my lid or lie without meaning to, but I think I'm becoming a bit… Continue reading Pausing to Help Reach My Goals
I started writing morning pages just over two years ago. I loved it and looked forward to waking up at 4:30 nearly every single day to write in my journal; I relished being able to get the coffee pot ready each night and then crawl out of bed to the smell of hot coffee and… Continue reading Are Morning Pages Still Worthwhile?
The news cycle is unrelenting. I find myself getting lost in the endless loop of Twitter - the same heartbreaking news stories and pictures, with several hundred different outraged people attached to them. My heart breaks with every scroll through social media. My outrage at America's willingness to vote a miscreant into office is renewed… Continue reading The Simple Things in Life Are Saving Me
It is September! How did that happen??! I hope you and your family have escaped the floods in Texas unscathed. You might know that I grew up in Southeast Texas, near Beaumont. Don't worry -- my family and friends are all okay and have managed to make it through without a ton of damage. It's… Continue reading August 2017 Morning Pages Flip Through
I don't want to shock you, but today is the last day of July. Summer is almost over and I couldn't be happier. Last night I had snickerdoodle ice cream and it was full of cinnamon - delicious! Which only made me think of apple pie, and then my heart ached for Fall. Tell me that's… Continue reading July 2017 Morning Pages
Today marks six months of writing morning pages. How unbelievable is that? For some reason, I took 3 weeks off in late May and early June. I sometimes do this: I'll be on a roll with something and then all of a sudden I stop. Then I forget to start again! Does that ever happen… Continue reading How I’ve Changed After 6 Months of Morning Pages