Your Creative Work: Sacred or Essential?

Jo March, the protagonist in Little Women, has long been a sort of patron saint of writing for me. Ever since my first introduction to Little Women with a screening of the 1994 movie starring Winona Ryder as Jo when I was 10 years old, I found myself identifying with Jo: her drive to tell... Continue Reading →


One Simple Question Unlocked My Best Self Care

Originally posted on The Art of Simple. Self care should be simple. Carve out some time, then use it to do what fills you up. But I’ve found if I have a couple hours “off” on a Saturday during naptime, I’m torn. Should I hike? Go shopping and treat myself? Meet a friend for lunch?... Continue Reading →

These Good Old Days

One of my favorite openings of any film is Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (#guiltypleasure), where we see several scenes of the four girlfriends growing up through high school and preparing to move on toward college. Over shots of the friends in blue and gold caps and gowns at graduation, the protagonist Carmen describes... Continue Reading →

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