Approval Is An Inside Job

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  “You are enough. You don’t have to prove yourself to anybody.” ~Maya Angelou The lies we believe Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones & never had anyone say or do anything negative to you ever. If that’s true, I’m soooo happy for you because you have a leg up on all the rest […]

Why You Need To Stop Believing In Failure

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  “I don’t believe in failure. There’s either success or learning.” ~Jen Rozenbaum, Jenerations I recently took an amazing photography class from Jen at creativeLIVE. (And if you’ve never heard of creativeLIVE, you should absolutely check it out; free online learning). She spent time talking about being an artist and how if you want to succeed […]

Why You Should Listen To Your Body Truth

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“Your mind lies. Your body doesn’t. Listen to your body truth.” ~several yoga instructors over the years A while back I made a choice that changed my life and not in a good way. My head talked me into it. That conversation went something like this: Me: This is a bad idea. My head: No, […]

Why I Stopped Looking At The Numbers

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“If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.” ~ Anna Quindlen I’m writing this post because I need a reminder about what’s important to me. When I started this independent-publishing journey, I was happy […]

How Do You Define Success?

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For some people, success equals money. For others, it’s fame. Maybe scoring an agent. Or a book contract. Good reviews. A New York Times bestseller. Your book optioned for a film. But what if you don’t have those things? What if your attempts at finding an agent fell flat? Or you got reviews that cut […]