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Overcoming the 10 Biggest Obstacles to Creating

Every day I struggle with the resistance to writing, and every day I lose the struggle … but then I beat the struggle. I lose more often than I win, but I win every day. And that’s what matters. Because we can’t get rid of the resistance to create — whether that’s creating art, starting a business, or writing. The resistance will always come up … but we have to learn how to overcome it, to work with it. Do you face this resistance, and struggle with procrastination? Do you want to create daily, but face difficulty finding focus and fighting off distractions? Let’s talk about creating that habit, and […]

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Happy Author Day!

The 1st of November is National Author Day! OK so it’s an American Tradition but I’m going to celebrate it regardless! Celebrate and read a book today or start that book you have always wanted to write. One year from now when its National Author Day 2016 you are going to wish you started writing that book today! Here are some other ideas on how to celebrate National Author Day: Purchase a book at a bookstore. What better way to celebrate than to support a local bookstore and your favourite author. Spread the word on Social Media. Send a thank you email to your favourite Author. Write. Write. Write. Start a […]

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My Latest Book to Help You Generate Ideas

Exciting News Alert. I have a new book out and it’s perfect if you are struggling with the following: Do you want to be more creative? Do you want to create compelling stories? Come up with amazing Ideas? And create a habit of generating ideas all in with one notebook? This book is for you! I’m currently experimenting with print books and my latest workbook 10 Ideas a Day: A Notebook for your Ideas is now available on Amazon. The best part is I’m on track to completing my goals for 2015. Really hope you enjoy it and stick with the habit. Here’s the full description from Amazon: BECOME AN […]

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The Zen of Patience by Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci had his ups and downs in his career. Surprisingly it took quite a while for his career to take off. When he was still a poor artist trying to make a name for himself in Florence there were people that doubted him and made fun of him. Today we might call these people trolls, critics, maybe even family.   So what did da Vinci do with all the naysayers. Did he hunt them down and give them a does of their own medicine? Did he kill them like so many would in renaissance Florence? Nope. He did nothing. Nothing. He did nothing because he said ‘Patience protects me and so I wait’. He […]

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