Anxious children can spend an inordinate amount of time worrying – time that could be better used for optimistic and resilient thinking. Contain upsetting thoughts by dedicating a specific time of day to worry; it’ll go a long way towards interrupting its harmful effects.
So you’ve written a marvellous book. Maybe you’ve self-published it; maybe you’ve got a publisher. Either way, the efforts that you as its author make to promote it are critical to its success.
When I was Arts and Life editor at the Vancouver Sun newspaper, I received countless pitches for coverage from book publicists. Most, I ignored. Some leapt out immediately as must-do stories, usually because of the popularity of the author, or the timeliness or local relevance of the subject... keep reading
If you’re having difficulty applying your bum to the chair and sitting still long enough to get the words flowing, the problem might lie in the location of that chair.
Some places lend themselves especially well to productive writing sessions (and no, we’re not talking about Cuba or Paris.) Many writers find that they work better in certain settings than in others. Are you a creature of habit? Easily distracted? Whatever your temperament, there’s an ideal writing place for you, and it might not be the one you’re using now.
Welcome to the LifeTree Media blog’s very first post. How wonderful that you are here to bear witness to this birth!
This brand new bouncing baby blog will grow up to have a life of its own, moving in directions I can only imagine and touching the lives of people I will never meet. As it should.
Of course I have dreams and intentions for it. I hope that this blog will become a source of inspiration, joy and support for those who get to know it. I hope that it will become the meeting place for a community of like-minded people who are interes... keep reading