Tag: Gratitude

Writing on Wednesdays title cover with Sarah Bereza and Nicole Roccas

You know how it’s hard to be grateful? (Episode 045)

We recorded this before COVID-19 became a big deal, but gratitude is more relevant than ever! In this episode we talk about the connection between gratitude and writing, Nicole’s new gratitude journal, plus Sarah shares a tip about Instagram and we both talk about books we’ve read recently. Books we mention in this episode: Nicole’s…
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5 Prompts for Gratitude Journaling

My recently released Journal of Thanksgiving is a three-year, sentence-a-day journal to help folks (including myself) make gratitude a more intentional practice. Knowing that gratitude doesn’t always come naturally, I included a list of 33 prompts at the end of the book to help spur thoughts. Here are five of them! What is the funniest…
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How to Cultivate Gratitude Every Day: 5 Fast Tips

You can never cultivate enough gratitude! This week’s #FastTipsFridays topic was recommended by an Instagram follower. Enjoy! At breakfast, visualize what you anticipate will be the most stressful part of your day. What is one positive thing that could come of that situation? What is one aspect you can look forward to? Once a day,…
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Writing on Wednesdays title cover with Sarah Bereza and Nicole Roccas

Abundance Mentality and Generous Writing MIDDLESODE (Ep 027)

Battling fears and scarcity mentality? Lean into generosity to cultivate more abundance in your writing life!

Writing on Wednesdays title cover with Sarah Bereza and Nicole Roccas

Ep 002: 3 Things to Love About the Messy Middle

Like it or not, the messy middle is where we spend most of our time as writers. If you don’t find something to love about it, you’ll burn out pretty quickly. In the thick of Book #2, in this episode of the WoW podcast, I share what I’ve come to appreciate about the middle phase.…
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3 Things to Love about the “Messy Middle” of Writing

Like it or not, this is where we spend most of our time as writers. If you can’t find something of value about the middle, it will seem that much more arduous.

Using the 6+2 Week Template

Yesterday, I posted a free project management template for writers inspired by Jason Fried’s 6+2 Week system. Here is the original post in case you missed it. Today I’ll break down the template and explain how to use it. How to Use the 6+2 Week Template At the top of the template, fill in the…
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How to Nourish Abundance through Generous Writing

Does writing ever seem like a shot in the dark? Like the world of ideas has already been picked dry by more creative or successful writers? Does your genre ever feel too small for a measly scrap like you? Today, I’m kicking off a series I’ve called Generous Writing. It’s about how to use writing…
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