“The expert in anything was once a beginner.” - President Rutherford B. Hayes I am sure you have heard it before, but it’s worth repeating: Everyone was a beginner at one point. Take a second to consider this again and then apply it to something new that you are learning right now. Perhaps you are learning a new skill to propel you to your next role at work, a new exercise routine to hit your fitness goals, or a new marketing tool to grow . . .
Last year, a calling welled up inside of me that said - “it is time to begin to write again.” After a long hiatus, I started to write in a daily journal. At this same time, I was reading a few books on writing such as Bird by Bird – by Anne Lamott and Writing Down to the Bones – by Natalie Goldberg. From these authors suggestions, I was learning to release judgement about myself and my artistic abilities and to simply enjoy the processes of . . .
Writing a journal is a good way to discover what you want and express what your opinions are. Without getting thoughts on paper, all of your thoughts are just stuck in your head unexplored. I call my journal morning pages, inspired by the author, Julia Cameron, who wrote the popular book, The Artists Way. In fact I've been reading several books from some great and inspiring writers and every one of them recommends morning pages as a daily . . .