Reading: This book is on the suggested reading for The Year of Creativity theme of play. It has been on my to read list for a while now. It has so many good nuggets of wisdom, I am taking away so much from it. Listening: This podcast on the (formerly) Grit and Glitter Co podcast was really interesting. Tiffany… Continue reading Reading, Writing, Listening 6
Reading: Finishing Chasing Slow. This has been one of my favorite books I've read this year so far. I'm having a hard time picking what book to read next. I think it may be between this or this. Listening: I really enjoyed this conversation on Katie Dalebout's podcast. Her insights on being enough and writing were inspiring. Writing: You are coming into yourself,… Continue reading Reading, Writing, Listening 5
Reading: This book by Erin Loechner is rocking my world. She is a favorite blogger of mine and I love her writing style. Finished this book (it's a quick read. Stuff I already know, but always need a reminder of). Listening: This episode of Dear Daughters podcast. This episode of the Grit and Glitter podcast with the editor of Holl… Continue reading Reading, Writing, Listening 4
I have found myself reaching for my phone, unlocking it, and looking for that app. When I remember that it is gone, I close my phone and try to evaluate the reason for grabbing my phone in the first place. I have given up the fear of missing out- missing out on the lives of these instagram moms I will never meet. How they live their lives has no affect on me
Reading: I finished this book earlier in the week. I loved this part where she talks about journaling. It is so much of my feelings toward journaling, which is a practice I have recently picked back up. One of the most helpful tools a writer has is his journals. Whenever someone asks how to become an author,… Continue reading Reading, Writing, Listening 2
I may not be comparing my life to hers and theirs, but I was ignoring my life to see how they were living. I think that’s even worse.
Reading: This post was such a breath of fresh air for me. It validated my feelings toward my early days of blogging and also gave me the important reminder that I'm writing for myself and only myself at this stage. Maybe in a few months or a few years I'll take this somewhere else, but for… Continue reading Reading, Writing, Listening 1