6 Great Stretches for Writers

6 Great Stretches for Writers

Unlike, say, wrangling rattlesnakes or teaching tigers to tap-dance, writing isn’t considered a hazardous profession. After all, we’re basically sitting still for way longer than we really should, tapping away at a keyboard. The only real risk is spraining our...
6 Ways To Tell You’re Burned Out—And What To Do About It

6 Ways To Tell You’re Burned Out—And What To Do About It

When we think about becoming a professional writer, it often seems like sunshine and bluebirds. We’ll spend a few hours a day at the computer, where the words flow easily onto the page. When the book’s done, we’ll land a six-figure-advance publishing deal with a major...
4 Ways to Practice Mindfulness and Master Your Mind

4 Ways to Practice Mindfulness and Master Your Mind

When I first heard about mindfulness training, the first thought that came to my mind are Zen Buddhist monks who want to live an exotic lifestyle alone in a monastery. I found out through study, life experience, and talking to really successful and intelligent people...