Writing

6 Signs Fear is Stopping You From Blogging

6 Signs Fear is Stopping You From  Blogging

In my last post, I shared common misperceptions that often stand in the way of women blogging as a way to share their message with the world. Sometimes, though, the reason women aren’t blogging has more to do with fear than misunderstanding.  

How you can recognize if fear is at play so you can get out of your own way and share your message with the world?

Here are six signs.

5 Misconceptions About Sharing Your Message by Blog

5 Misconceptions About Sharing Your Message by Blog

The women I work with – the coaches, the healers, the creatives – all have a meaningful message deep inside their hearts they want to share with world. These women are strong, passionate women, and yet often, when we look at blogging as a compelling way to share that message, many are resistant.  

The business owners typically “get” the value of blogging to support their business but have a mixed relationship with it.

Remembering Gratitude

Remembering Gratitude

This week here in the U.S., we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, and I turn my attention more fully to gratitude. I’d like to reshare a piece of writing I wrote nearly two years ago. Even though life has, in many aspects, moved on from what it was then, I know that tapping into a profound sense of gratitude, often for the simplest things – the late autumn sun, the ability to put pen to paper, the breath rising in my body – can always fill me with more than enough.  

Writing and the Glimpse of Possibility

Writing and the Glimpse of Possibility

I often get questions about how to use writing as a tool to help discover your deeper meaning and purpose, or to help uncover what you may be truly longing for. As a starting point, I always recommend Julia Cameron’s practice of writing Morning Pages. Morning Pages are three pages of stream of consciousness writing, written long-hand and first thing in the morning. You write without stopping and without rereading anything you’ve read.  

It’s deceptive in its simplicity, yet powerful in what it makes possible to experience.

Dare to Compare: Hidden Gifts and Building Your Coaching Practice

Dare to Compare: Hidden Gifts and Building Your Coaching Practice

We often subconsciously project our own qualities, along with our hopes, fears and whole host of other things, onto those around us. And if we’re willing to dig deep, we can uncover valuable information about our own gifts, sparking new ways apply them in our businesses.