writing from the heart

Here’s a radical idea: when you start to write a chapter for your book or a page in your journal, stop thinking. Don’t try to figure anything out. Just let go of your everyday mind and stop trying to tame the muse.  Instead, take a slow, deep breath, let it out, and focus your attention on your heart. According to research done at the HeartMath Institute, “Coherence is the state of heart, mind, and energetic alignment and cooperation.”  Coherence is associated with sustained positive emotion and a high degree of emotional and… Read More

journaling: a meditation

Journaling is a genius way to focus on a single idea for a dedicated period of time or space. In this way, it is not so different from meditation. If you take your journaling seriously, as many high-performing leaders do, you’re focused on that activity to the exclusion of all else. If you treat journaling as a discipline, you will create structures and rituals around it. For instance, you will write in a certain place, at a certain time, about particular topics or goal-related concepts.  You will be accountable to the practice…. Read More

write now

I’m super excited to announce that book deux will be out in 2021. Woot! Meanwhile, book uno is holding it’s own. Know a writer who loves books about writing? Two words: stocking stuffer.