Health & Wellness

How Has Your Writing Changed Over the Years? 9 Q’s to Think About

How Has Your Writing Changed Over the Years? 9 Q’s to Think About

Written by on December 17, 2012 in Health & Wellness, Inspiration & Creativity with 13 Comments

Look at the voice, content, and style of your writing. How has it changed over the years? Here are a few questions to help you assess your writing style – sort of a “before” and “after” look at yourself as a writer, blogger, novelist, or poet. My reason for writing this is a question from […]

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5 Ways to Find Flow for Stuck Writers

5 Ways to Find Flow for Stuck Writers

How writers get unstuck differs from writer to writer – but there are common solutions. These five ways to find flow are from Deanna Proach, a successful novelist who just completed her second book. Before her tips, a quip: “People have writer’s block not because they can’t write, but because they despair of writing eloquently.” […]

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7 Health Tips for Writers Who Don’t Get Enough Exercise

7 Health Tips for Writers Who Don’t Get Enough Exercise

Written by on June 4, 2011 in Health & Wellness, The Writer's Life with 7 Comments

Unless you write on a walking treadmill, you probably don’t get enough exercise! These tips are for writers who know that healthy bodies equal healthy minds…and healthy minds increase creativity, productivity, and overall happiness. Before the tips, a quip: “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what […]

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Personal Blogging for Emotional Healing – 7 Tips for Bloggers

Personal Blogging for Emotional Healing – 7 Tips for Bloggers

These tips for personal blogging and emotional healing are from a blogger who survived depression and a serious head injury. Steffani Cameron spoke at Mental Health Camp at UBC in Vancouver; she’s been blogging since 2004, and has a sex blog called something I can’t write here. But her link is below! Before her tips, […]

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The Biggest Mistake Writers Make?  5 Tips for Writing More, Writing Better

The Biggest Mistake Writers Make? 5 Tips for Writing More, Writing Better

The biggest mistake writers make isn’t ignoring the rules for good writing! These five tips for writing more and writing better are about cultivating a laser beam-like focus. As a writer, the biggest mistake I make is multitasking. I careen wildly from Twitter to writing blog posts to researching my latest health article to packing up […]

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Healthy Writers Are Happy Writers! 5 Fitness Tips for Writers

Healthy Writers Are Happy Writers! 5 Fitness Tips for Writers

Physically and emotionally healthy writers are happy writers (creative, productive, and resilient). These five fitness tips for writers range from the unusual to the simple — and all but one are tested by moi. I can’t stress it enough: the healthier and happier you are as a writer, the easier it’ll be to flow with the ups […]

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5 Ways to Overcome Fear of Success for Writers

5 Ways to Overcome Fear of Success for Writers

These tips for overcoming fear of success for writers are a follow up to my article called Signs of Self-Sabotage in the Writing Life. There, I describe what being afraid of succeeding looks like for some aspiring and established writers….and here I share ways to overcome fear of success. Before the tips, a quip: “You just have […]

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How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome for Writers and Computer Geeks

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome for Writers and Computer Geeks

Written by on January 8, 2010 in Health & Wellness, The Writer's Life with 22 Comments

Repetitive strain injury or carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by the repetitive motion of typing on a keyboard. Writers, bloggers, anyone who uses a computer every day — if you recognize the symptoms of carpal tunnel, you can (and should!) prevent it. Here are a few tips for avoiding the strain and injury caused by typing on a […]

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10 Tips for Eating Healthy While Working From Home

10 Tips for Eating Healthy While Working From Home

Written by on April 6, 2009 in Health & Wellness, The Writer's Life with 10 Comments

This roundup of tips for eating healthy while working from home are inspired by my inactivity and fear of gaining 100 pounds! But, luckily, I’ve actually lost weight since I went fulltime a year ago. Before the tips, quip: “Sleep on your writing; take a walk over it; scrutinize it of a morning; review it […]

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