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Tips For Adulthood: Do You Wish You Could Change Your Past?

On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. A while back on Facebook, a friend of mine...

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Tips For Adulthood: Five Ways to Cope With Being Laid Off

On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I was laid off recently. It was something...

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Designing Your Creative Space

One of the hardest things about being a writer isn’t finding the time to write....

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  • Tips For Adulthood: Do You Wish You Could Change Your Past?

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. A while back on Facebook, a friend of mine posted the following status update: “If you could go back and etch-a-sketch away some part of your life, what would it be?” Wow. What  a great question. I’ve always believed that regret is a central component of adulthood. But […]

    Posted on September 13, 2017 0 comments
  • Tips For Adulthood: Five Ways to Cope With Being Laid Off

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I was laid off recently. It was something that I both wanted – and welcomed. But now that it’s here, I’m struggling a bit. When you know that a major change is on the horizon that’s going to upend your daily routines – a move, a break-up, an […]

    Posted on September 6, 2017 0 comments
  • Designing Your Creative Space

    One of the hardest things about being a writer isn’t finding the time to write. It’s learning how to set up a space – physical, emotional, spiritual – that enables you to be creative. Accessing that creative space isn’t unique to writing. It’s something all artists need to do. I have a painter friend, for example, […]

    Posted on August 31, 2017 0 comments
  • Tips For Adulthood: Five Reasons to Start Journaling

    On occasional Wednesdays I offer tips for adulthood. Re-entry is always difficult. This is true when you’re coming back from a trip and you need to get back into your daily routine. And it’s equally true when you’ve been laid off and need to create a new space to accomplish your goals, whatever those might be. […]

    Posted on August 23, 2017 0 comments
  • How To Redefine Yourself When You Are Made Redundant

    I’m about to lose my job. It’s a long story, but the Reader’s Digest version is that I work for a large, British NGO in London that just lost a big chunk of its government funding. As a result of that decision, my entire department is being shut down at the end of July. The […]

    Posted on July 21, 2017 2 comments