Affirmations., Goals, Inspiration, New Year intentions

A New Year, A New Intention

    Like many people, I don't like 'having' to do anything. This is why I cringe when people ask me about my resolutions or goals for the new year. "Goals," "Resolutions," the words sound so inflexible. I'm not a big fan of the word "resolution," because there's something rigid about it, and goal-setting in the… Continue reading A New Year, A New Intention

Encouragement, Goals, Gratitude, Latino culture

Why Looking Ahead is Better than Falling Behind

I woke to sunlight creeping through my bathroom windows. Unusual, since the last month has been grey days of coastal overcast. More unusual since June in our parts is called June Gloom. It dawned on me (no pun intended) we are quickly approaching the middle of the year. Almost half of 2015 is gone. Yikes.… Continue reading Why Looking Ahead is Better than Falling Behind

AROHO, Chingonas, Dreams, Goals, How to be a Chingona, Travel, Uncategorized, Writing

Ghost Ranch, Greek Myths, and Writing

My bags aren't packed yet for my trip tomorrow to Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico, because one of the kids beat me to the washing machine this morning. I'm not stressing though because I am still drifting on a dream. Last January I thought about my goals for the year. The intention word to… Continue reading Ghost Ranch, Greek Myths, and Writing

30 day writers challenge, A Room of Her Own, Editorial calendar, Encouragement, Fear, Goals, Roadmap to My Dreams, Robert Lee Brewer, Wordsmith Studio, Writing

How to Celebrate a Writing Anniversary

Woo-Hoo, this month is my first year anniversary!gettyimagesI'm single, but I still have an anniversary to celebrate. An important one.How to celebrate? Well it wouldn't be a commemoration without food. Unfortunately, it's not with that yummy looking cake and fizzy champagne, but with a vegan carrot cake muffin and a huge cup of coffee. Because an anniversary… Continue reading How to Celebrate a Writing Anniversary