Category Archives: Lifestyle

5 Side Effects of Growing up on an Island

As many of you know, I grew up on an island. Sounds cool… I guarantee you it’s not as cool as you think.

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3 Mental Road Blocks You Have to Pole Vault Before You can Publish

So you have this book, you’re kind of excited about it, and you’ve been toying around with the idea of publishing it… but you haven’t. Chances are, you have a list of “reasons”. Some of those might be legitimate, but some of those might be excuses, or what I like to call “mental road blocks”. Today, I’d like to discuss some popular ones writers face, and how you can pole vault over them to achieve your goals, and maybe live your dream!

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Setting Goals and Being Your Most Productive You

How often do we let the days sift by like sand running through our fingertips? We take one look at social media and compare ourselves to what everyone else seems to have accomplished so far, and we are left feeling behind, unproductive, and worst of all, like we have in some way failed.

Goal setting is a habit, and achieving goals is a lifestyle. This isn’t just for people who are naturally good at “that sort of thing”, this is a skill anyone can learn. So lets look at how you can become more productive, happier, and more successful, starting today!

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8 Tips for Self Publishing, Book Marketing, and not Losing Your Mind.

I’ve learned a lot over the last year when it comes to publishing your own book. It has been fun, stressful, exciting, and a source of great anxiety. There are innumerable ways to cut corners and save money, or save time (but alas not money).

With all the options available for outsourcing various tasks, it really is a mix and make your own publishing cocktail kind of time in the industry! This is great for authors who want to get their books out there, but can also be a little tricky to navigate.

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“Easy” Wasn’t one of God’s Promises

God is a keeper of promises. He has made us a lot of promises, all of them good, but none of them said that this would be easy. After the fall in Eden, life went from being something simple and beautiful and became about survival. We were promised forever, and we threw it away. Ever since then, we don’t get to have it easy, but what we do get is assurance that we won’t be alone.

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