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Freewriting Exercise: Write A Letter to Yourself in the Future

This exercise will only take about fifteen minutes but it’s guaranteed to make your day.

It involves spending a few minutes now to write a letter that will get delivered to yourself in the future.

Think of it as an electronic time capsule. A secret message you can send into … Read more

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Freewriting Exercise- Find Your Life Goals

One of the most powerful freewriting exercises I know of is also the most straightforward.

The exercise is for finding your life goals and developing a plan for achieving them.

Why use freewriting?

Freewriting is a way of writing that gets around the common blocks and mental barriers. Because you … Read more

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Freewrite Your Path to Creative Independence

What is creative independence?

I use the term to mean things like

  • location independence
  • financial independence
  • generally, your life on your terms
  • a free mind
  • being empowered to share your message and vision with the world

The exercise that can change your life

Everyone has ambitions, desires, and goals that … Read more

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Why Finishing A Book Is Harder Now Than Ever (And How to Gain the Competitive Edge)

Setting out to write a book often comes with a surge of energy and inspiration. The words flow and the ideas emerge.

Maybe you’re writing a nonfiction book to help expand your platform or share a new tool with the world. Maybe you’re penning the next bestselling mystery series.

No … Read more

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Writers, Don’t Waste Your Life In The Pursuit of Money

Ah, the thrill of the quick buck.

I own a small business making and selling handmade shea butter skin cream. Everything involved with this business is pure pleasure. That’s why I do it. It earns me some money, and that’s a plus. But the main reason I make and … Read more

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Why You Need to Trick Yourself to Write

Sometimes when I wake in the morning I don’t give a hoot about anything except for staying in bed. I understand theoretically that I love and believe in all sorts of things, but they feel distant. At the moment, all I care about is snoozing.

It’s one example of a … Read more

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Use Freewriting To Accomplish Impossible Goals

I like to set impossible goals and impossible expectations.

Partly because it’s inspiring to achieve what was previously believed to be impossible.

Huge goals are impressive.

The shadow side of this tendency is to set impossible expectations because it leads to a kind of failure that supports my negative beliefs.… Read more

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Stick With It… Until the Onion is Peeled [Writing / Goals]

Writing isn’t hard. Compared to other challenges life brings, writing isn’t even remotely difficult.

Writing for a sustained period, however, takes courage. Writing and finishing a project takes bravery. More bravery than most people realize.

Nonwriters have only had a taste of this in school or when maybe writing … Read more

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A Rant About the Small Ways We Think Big

He knows himself greatly who never opposes his genius

William Blake

I’m writing today to see if I can add something to the ongoing discussions people have around goal setting and achievement.

I’m basing this post on my own experience of pursuing various goals at various stages. I have experienced … Read more

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Perfectionism, Burnout, and Finishing What You Start

I don’t know about you, but I love to start new projects. It’s almost like a high I get from some drug. I see the whole world through a different lens. It’s not just me that feels inspired. Everything looks different to me. Anything seems doable.

At first when you … Read more