• Leadership

    On Understanding Negativity

    While I do agree with many people that it is important to be positive in life I also choose to embrace the negative moments in my life. I just don’t embrace them, I feel them, I let them in, I…

  • Publishing

    The Intuitive Process of Writing

    Are you an intuitive writer? For a writer, there is a cycle to writing and publishing books, it begins when he starts to write a book, edit it, have it beta read, re-edit, and begin the submission process- with the…

  • Writing

    Wolf Winter, Cecilia Ekback

    The winter of our discontent. The scene is Sweden’s interior wilderness: forests, lakes, marshes, and mountains. A smattering of families, referred to as settlers, living in wooden cabins occupy this territory alongside the native Sami, referred to as Lapps in…

  • Leadership,  Writing

    Power of Being Positive

    There is no doubt in my mind that trying to think positively is a powerful experience- if you test a limit each day. ┬áTake a look at life, if you have a mindset that something, anything will go wrong- it…

  • Writing

    Positive Action Through Simple Steps

      take one step at a time In my last post on positive thinking, I described a mental exercise to help rid those plagued with negative thoughts with more useful, positive ones. The process of relaxation techniques and mental imagery…

  • book review

    Book Review: Ruby by Cynthia Bond

    I’ve never been a follower of Oprah. The occasional moment flits on t.v. or the must watch YouTube clip. The “You get a car” moments or Tom Cruise leaping up on a couch confessing his love for Katie Holmes. But…

  • book review

    On Writing A Book Review

    I am writing my first book review for the world to see.My normal reviews are oral and intended for a one on one audience. My dialogue, mannerisms and excitement level (or lack there of if I didn’t care for the…