Fresh Starts

Let’s talk fresh starts. 2024 has just kicked off, and I’m pondering a simple idea: making new memories. It’s like giving your brain a mini-vacation without leaving your routine. Ever notice how time seems to stretch when you’ve got a handful of novel experiences under your belt? Life can feel like a monotonous loop if …

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Shaping 2024

As we get closer to shaping 2024, we stand at the threshold of possibilities. The question lingers: are you one to make promises or to mold your future like a skilled sculptor with a lump of clay? The promise-maker looks ahead with a checklist of resolutions, a roadmap for self-improvement. They vow to hit the …

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Festive Jitters

The season of festive jitters is here, with Christmas parties and festivities, followed by the grand celebration of New Year’s. Amid the cheer, some find their anxiety levels on the rise. Navigating through these events can be overwhelming, but fret not – self-love exercises are your allies during this season. To begin, practice mindfulness. Take …

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December Dreams

My first week of December Dreams has arrived, and here in Georgia, I’m eagerly anticipating what this winter season has in store. While it’s tough to predict the weather in our neck of the woods, I’m secretly hoping for a chilly season. There’s something special about the feeling of crisp winter air and the opportunity …

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Final Stretch

In the final stretch of this year’s NaNoWriMo, I find myself just 500 words away from the coveted finish line. It’s an exhilarating feeling, one that’s akin to completing an arduous marathon, albeit one of the literary kind. Every keystroke, every paragraph, and every chapter has been a step in this creative race. As I …

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Third Week

It’s the third week of NaNoWriMo, and I can hardly believe I’ve already put down 32,000 words. It’s been a whirlwind of creativity and discipline, and I’m thrilled with my progress. But there’s one thing I’ve had to force myself to do: resist the temptation to go back and edit. Editing is an important part …

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13 days

It’s the second week (13 days, but who’s counting?) of NaNoWriMo, and I find myself in the passenger seat of a car, escaping the confines of my writing space. I wish I could tell you exactly where I stand with my word count, but the Wi-Fi is spotty, and I’m in the middle of nowhere, …

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First Lines

It’s down to the first lines of NaNoWriMo. If you’re anything like me, you might be wondering how to keep that word count climbing and that self-doubt at bay. As of now, I’ve managed to pen down 15,000 words. But you might have that nagging feeling of falling behind that lurks in the background. But …

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