Tag: health

Benefits of Play, Creativity Boosting & Inspiration, Fun & Humor

Recess Isn’t Just for Kids

Recess

Adults typically think of recess as something only kids do. Only kids go out in the middle of the day and run around to blow off some steam. (Unfortunately, even this isn’t true anymore as many schools have cut recess in order to focus more on mandatory testing. But that’s a rant for another day.) …

Creativity Boosting & Inspiration, Productivity & Time Management, Random Generalizations & Observations

The Joy of an Analog Day

Analog nature

Once a week I make it a point to turn off everything digital and live in the real world. That means no cell phone, no laptop. No social media, no TV. No tablets, no texting. I can hear a lot of you screaming at the mere thought of such a day. What would you do? …

Random Generalizations & Observations

Why I’m a Planner

Titanic

Since my earlier post this week was about my writing calendar, I thought I’d just make a week of it and post this ode to planning. People make fun of me because I’m a planner. They like to laugh over my detailed calendar and extensive to do lists. I like to make sure that nothing …

Productivity & Time Management, Writing Tips & Career Advice

Care and Feeding of the Writer’s Body

Healthy Writer

The most important piece of equipment for a writer is their body (and that includes the mind). Think about it: Without a well-functioning body and mind, writing is impossible or at least very difficult. If you are sick all the time, laid up with repetitive stress injuries, or having other health issues, you don’t get …