Tag: grief

Random Generalizations & Observations

Why We Grieve For People We Didn’t Know (And Why It’s Okay)


I hear you thinking… “Wait. Aren’t you a writer, not a psychologist? Why on earth would you write about this?” Two reasons: First, I’ve been trying to sort out my own insanity lately and, second, I think writers and other creatives may be more susceptible to this than others. I think there’s a need to …

Creativity Boosting & Inspiration, Random Generalizations & Observations, Writing Tips & Career Advice

When Art Touches Your Soul


It’s entirely possible that I’m alone in what I’m about to write. But, knowing my share of artists, writers, actors, and other creative types, I have a strong feeling that I’m not alone. And if I am alone, then I apologize for saddling you with my personal brand of insanity. So what’s on today’s menu …

Random Generalizations & Observations, Writing Tips & Career Advice

Writing as a Way of Dealing With Life’s $#%!

Dealing with poop

Like everyone, I have my share of crap to deal with. Some of it’s easy but annoying everyday stuff (I’m looking at you, car who abandoned me on the side of the road), while some of it is the tough stuff like grief, anger, depression, and anxiety. We all have junk that happens in our …