Coffee and conversation

  Nothing like the smell of fresh brewed coffee. I enjoy meeting friends for coffee and conversation. Is there someone in your life you’d like to spend a casual hour with to reminisce or reconnect? Today write about that conversation. Who would you most like to be with during this conversation? This could be a parent, a child, a long …

How could this view change your perspective?

  Imagine for a moment that you could soar high above the clouds to see your current circumstances from a different point of view. Would it change the things you are currently worried about? Would you do something different with your day? Would you feel more expansiveness? We can get stuck in our daily routine, habits of thinking and interpreting …

Write a few lines to yourself

  Take a moment and feel the well of peace and stillness deep within your being. No matter what you have going on, give yourself a few precious minutes today to experience silence. Close your eyes and focus on your breathing. With each exhale, release all heaviness and stress you’re holding in your body. Allow yourself to relax and get …

How will your story end?

  Take a moment to write about something you want to begin to change in your life. It could be a small thing or a big project. Sometimes the answers come when you take a moment to write freely, asking yourself if you’re where you want to be. Truly. Perhaps you just need to write a letter and make amends …

What drives you?

  Is fear in the driver’s seat of your life? Believe it or not, the reason you’re not accomplishing your writing goals isn’t procrastination. It’s fear. Sometimes it’s the fear of doing it wrong, or fear of reliving painful moments. Others have a fear of failure or disapproval. There is also fear of not knowing how, fear of looking foolish. …

Know what motivates you

    Know what motivates you. If you don’t know what motivates you, as well as what stops you, you won’t be consistent in moving forward toward your goals. Most people talk about wanting to do something great but few ever achieve it. What makes the difference? Motivation, Information, Knowledge, Action. Motivation and Desire are not the same. Take a …

Do you believe in MAGIC?

  Do you believe in MAGIC? In MIRACLES? What if the real magic in living life is the miracles of the people – our moments, our stories and our hearts, instead of money, gold and diamonds?

Out of this world

        Out of this world… what is beyond planet earth? Do you believe in angels? What is your view of the cosmos? Are you superstitious? Is there life out there? Do you remember when man first landed on the moon? We often don’t think in terms of “what’s out there?” Have fun with this writing prompt.   …

Pictures of Life

I’m thankful for the pictures of life. Looking at photographs is helpful when you’re trying to piece stories together. I have a few letters my grandfather wrote to my grandmother in 1921. Their love story was amazing. My dad talked about his parents love for one another with great pride. My grandfather died before my parents married. I don’t have …

What does it take?

Writing is like developing a creative muscle. If you’re out of shape, you must start to build and strengthen – exercising your mind to develop in this way. Writing for even 15 minutes a day, following the writing prompts posted here or in my Facebook group, can help strengthen your writing ability. Click on this link to join my Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/writingmylifestory/?ref=group_cover …