Review of "The Boys in the Boat" book

April 12, 2021 | An excellent historical fiction about 9 Americans who beat all odds against them

As I was on the water this weekend, kayaking with a friend, I was reminded of the book The Boys in the Boat written by Daniel James Brown.

Is clutter a negative thing or a personality thing?

March 14, 2021 | Clutter can be responsible for the stress you've been feeling.

I recently read that clutter can affect our mental health in a negative way, but only if the clutter is an issue for you. That might be good news for some of you.

How Taking a Chisel to a Boulder Will Help You Finish That Novel

February 28, 2021 | Every obstacle you face and overcome will give you what you need to find success in anything you do, writing a novel included.

It was 4:30 in the morning when I woke up with the lines to the pitch for my novel running through my head. It was wholly unexpected, yet something I’d been struggling to write for months. I had a pitch written after inspiration from a live webinar I’d attended a couple of months back, but I knew it wasn’t complete in every way it needed to be.

This True Story Will Inspire You

February 13, 2021 | A positive attitude is powerful

This story about a gym-friend of mine is always worth telling, but I think in these strange times we’ve been going through for the last year, it’s even more relevant. This man and his positive attitude after suffering through a life-changing trauma will warm your heart and give you a renewed sense of how powerful a positive attitude really is.

The Symbolism and Language of Flowers

January 31, 2021 | What specific flowers and their colors symbolize

Who doesn’t love the beauty of flowers? For me, they are the epitome of romance in symbolism.