Diary Of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis – April 2021

Well it appears as if I've left it quite a while again. My last diary update was just before Christmas 2020. Things have not been going well since that time. I am fully aware that COVID has meant that people, generally, have not been having a good time and for some people things have been … Continue reading Diary Of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis – April 2021

Risk-Taking in the Face of Uncertainty — Archer’s Aim

As creative people, we all need to take a chance from time to time. Archer's Aim has some good points on how we can manage those risks... Many of us write stories with protagonists who start out as timid persons, only to realize their potential by the of the book. When charting the hero’s journey, … Continue reading Risk-Taking in the Face of Uncertainty — Archer’s Aim

Depression! — radhikasreflection

The sea of people swarming seem oblivious to my feelings which swell, inundating my soul. The tussle continues unabated my thoughts scream yet, the deaf ears do not heed each one, engrossed in their bubble. My mind plays diabolic games, I wallow in guilt and self pity. The unsaid words are imprisoned within the walls […]Depression! … Continue reading Depression! — radhikasreflection

A ‘Best Of’ To Start The New Year

Well it's not my first post of the year but I wanted to get this out in January 2021. What follows is a list of links to some of my more popular posts of the last couple of years (I was MIA May '19 - Sept'20) along with a brief description of what you can … Continue reading A ‘Best Of’ To Start The New Year

Challenging Negative Thoughts

As I mentioned at some point (several points) in the past, I have struggled with negative thoughts around my writing in particular, and my life in general. Now, I'm no expert on this subject, but I have experienced feeling like this and have received some training to help me challenge this way of thinking, which … Continue reading Challenging Negative Thoughts

Making Your New Year Resolution Stick — Be Inspired..!!

A new year is always a great opportunity to start fresh and make your goals happen; to get inspired and make changes to your lifestyle for the better. New Year’s resolutions can vary greatly, but they are all about achieving something that will have a positive impact in your life. Whatever your goal is – […]Making … Continue reading Making Your New Year Resolution Stick — Be Inspired..!!

Diary Of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis (Including A Monty Python Sketch!) – November 2020

Longer than I imagined today (Jaunt reference). Jump in where you like:Introduction | Writing | Monty Python | Learning Point #1 | Writing Pace | Learning Point #2 | Health This is the first diary post I've done for real in quite some time. My last Diary post was technically in September, but that was … Continue reading Diary Of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis (Including A Monty Python Sketch!) – November 2020

How To Be More Creative – Creativity#2

Creative Juices Last Time, I talked about why creativity is a good thing and the health benefits that it brings with it. Now, I assume you're all creative people. If not, or if you're just stuck, read on for some ways that you can 'unstick' yourself and get those creative juices flowing again. If you've … Continue reading How To Be More Creative – Creativity#2

How to Deal with Comparisonitis — Suzie Speaks

Something that has affected me for a long time. Advice over on Suzie Speaks to help if you are struggling with this cruel affliction... Comparisontis, the compulsion of comparing your accomplishments to those to others is the worst, but is not a new concept – keeping up with the Joneses is an idiom that is … Continue reading How to Deal with Comparisonitis — Suzie Speaks

Road To A [Horror] Comic – October And Why You Should Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Jump to Why You Should Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone This is harder than I anticipated. Not the drawing part - I knew how difficult that was going to be. No, I'm referring to fitting in all the things I want to do! I lost my job (spoiler alert) last year and that has … Continue reading Road To A [Horror] Comic – October And Why You Should Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone