This article was published on silverleafwriters.com For almost a decade, I’ve been participating in this amazing worldwide event called National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The goal of NaNoWriMo, if you don’t know, is to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days. Every November is an insane month of scribbling and typing for writers…Read more ML, no longer on the D/L
This article was published on alignthoughts.com After the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, debate has never been more heated over the taking downof historical monuments. One side says removing these monuments attempts to hide or change history, while the other points out that they pay homage to questionable – and even shameful –…Read more “Behind Every Successful Man is a Woman” Really?
For decades, the debate has raged on...seat up or seat down? As trite as the argument seems, it's lead to some pretty serious arguments about equality and sexism. Men say that if women really want equality, they should have to leave the seat up. It's sexist to expect otherwise! Well, I'm here to settle the…Read more The definitive answer to the toilet seat debate
This article was published on alignthoughts.com In this article, I want to talk about the morning after. No, not that kind of morning after. This is about waking up determined. STEP 1: THE TO-DO LIST The first step in waking up determined starts the night before. Recently, I explained why the successful, stress-free life is a myth. At the…Read more Wake Up Determined, Go to Bed Satisfied Everyday
This article was published on alignthoughts.com If you want success but you don’t want stress, chances are you will never be successful. What does success look like to you? Success looks like different things to different people, but generally, everyone thinks of success as some magical point in the future when they’ve achieved everything they set…Read more The Successful, Stress-Free Life is a Myth
When I was a child, I was a pathological liar. At least, that’s what I’ve told myself my entire life. It’s true that I lied about a lot of things: I tried to deny it was me who forgot to flush the toilet, or said I’d brushed my teeth when I hadn’t, or claimed it…Read more Don’t Believe Me, I’m a Liar
Have you ever received a friend request from a stranger and, as your finger hovered over the ignore button, wondered, "What if?" A year ago today, I posted a meme on Facebook that went semi-viral. It was meant as a response to the growing trend of posts saying, "I'm testing to see who my real…Read more What happens when you accept friend requests from strangers? My social media experiment.