I believe that loneliness is a direct relation to self-love and self-worth. Let’s face the fact that aging is a subject that’s on every woman’s mind once she reaches the age of 30. Why is that? Why do we worry so much about getting older and being alone? I think it has to do with … Continue reading Do you have any thoughts on Loneliness and Aging?
I LOVE this question! But I can’t answer with only one thing! I’ve been on a long journey that started the beginning of February 2019 and spanned many countries and cities: Dallas, Tx. Paris, Fr. New Delhi, Agra, & Goa, India, (Istanbul, Turkey for 2 nights) Jerusalem and Tel Avi, Israel, and finally Bangkok, Krabi, … Continue reading What was your biggest culture shock going to Turkey?
Do you lead a creative life? It’s 12:30 noon on Sunday the 6th of October in Istanbul, Turkey where I’m currently living. It’s almost 3 pm in New Delhi, 4:30 in Puerto Vallarta, and 11:30 am in Paris where my son lives! I refer to the world clock often on my phone. It’s a way … Continue reading Kick Start Creativity
We (Cree and Elizabeth Gilbert) are walking through France right now—wandering at our own footpace, following the whims of the day. I want to tell you a story about Cree. Sixteen years ago, right before I took off for my EAT PRAY LOVE journey, I went to say my goodbyes to Cree. She had seen … Continue reading Don’t you love her wisdom?
If you’re having a hard time with your sense of direction, metaphorically, these Paulo Coelho Quotes can help you understand that perseverance, diligence, and faith in yourself are keys to getting what you want. I love this piece from Paulo Coelho's website: Link is on the bottom for the full posting. Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho was born … Continue reading What you may not know about Paulo Coelho
A Canadian politician is winning praise on social media this week for his surprising response to a racist attack at Sunday’s MuslimFest in Mississauga. Gurratan Singh, who represents the Ontario district of Brampton East, went viral for declining to correct a man’s ignorant string of Islamophobic comments directed at him ― despite the fact he … Continue reading Sikh Politician Goes Viral For Calm And Powerful Response To Anti-Muslim Attack
How can I become a better writer in 2019? Lynda Filler, Winner of Best in Contemporary Fiction 2017 BTRC at Writers and Authors (2009-present) Quora I love this!!! Elizabeth Gilbert—Everyone has read Eat, Pray, Love, right—posted this on Instagram today and I just had to share! elizabeth_gilbert_writer repost from Instagram A friend told me yesterday that … Continue reading How can I become a better writer in 2019?
How I ended up in this city is pure serendipity. But here I am and I LOVE it. Everyday I learn more and more. 17M people live here, but it feels like any other city in the world, only more historical and beautiful. Let me tell you why I love it.You walk amongst historical sites … Continue reading Reasons why Istanbul should be #1 on your Bucket List
What is your Best Unconventional Writing Advice? It has nothing to do with grammar, or the English language, or what sells or doesn’t sell. I follow a few simple rules. I think I read this in Bird by Bird (Anne Lamott) “You have to stop writing as if your mother is reading over your shoulder!” I paraphrased, … Continue reading 6 Tips that will change the way you write
Read, read, read. I love my iPad for reading. I know, lots of my friends want to touch and feel the paper. But I love my iPad, #2 will tell you why.When you read your favorite authors, as a writer, on an iPad you can highlight. Remember when you were in school? For some of … Continue reading 10 Successful Writers Secrets