Life Balance

I’m a fraud, not a writer

Hiding your talent from the world is not the answer

For me as a writer, one of my biggest challenges is to read the work of someone better than me.  What happens sometimes is I read some beautifully pinned words and I think, “I could never write that well.” Unfortunately, I have allowed that very thought, those exact words to halt my progress of being consistent in my daily writing.  If I don’t stop that one thought, it spirals into another negative line of dialog and before I know it, I have entered a full-blown episode of ‘Fraud Syndrome’. (more…)

A Crackhead Gave ME Fashion Advice

Me on patio at Gevaris-winery

Time was not on my side.  I was thirty minutes off schedule to get the things done that I needed to accomplish after work.  Since it was one of those few and far between days where I didn’t have a meal prepped or time to cook, I went to the drive-through line at McDonald’s for the only thing there I eat, their fish fillet sandwich.

Minding my own business as I waited in the drive-through queue, I listened to a story on my Kindle.  After giving my food order, I drove up a spot in the long line of cars waiting to pay for their food, when I noticed a sketchy looking man walking quickly towards my car (more…)

Health Tip – Exercise and Sleep, a Writer’s Best Friends

It’s so true and you know it.  Exercising is the single most important thing you can do for your body outside of eating nutritiously balanced meals and getting proper rest.  Let’s first talk about how to get that exercise in our life.

People, you cannot be Nilly Willy about your health.  If you can join a gym and actually work out, good for you!  But what if you can’t?  What if you truly don’t have time for that 30-minute workout every day?  (more…)

HELP! – When should you ask for it?

Give up control.  You heard me.  You can’t do it all alone.  It’s time to delegate.

Someone explained it to me this way.  You can either be a firefighter driving to every fire, putting out every fire, and maintain your equipment, or you can be the chief and delegating who gets to fight the fire, maintain the equipment and drive the big red truck. (more…)

What is “Life Balance”? How can you attain it.

Believe it or not but life balance has a lot to do with your physical balance.  If you are off balance that means you have put too much effort to one aspect of your life and another part of your life is suffering.

What I mean by balance is; you are enjoying good health, lifestyle doing things you want to do, work that you enjoy, and have an income that covers all your bills, enough to pursue other interest.

I know what you are thinking.  Life balance is for rich people (more…)