‘writing’

Creating Writing Habit: Take Two

The person who is writing a book on developing healthy habits through principles of animal training with operant conditioning and positive reinforcement is having trouble sticking to her own habits of WRITING said book on developing healthy habits…..

New High

I’m pretty proud of myself today.  I achieved several accomplishments in my workouts, eating habits, and especially my writing habit.  It’s nice to reach new personal records, as it’s a natural high for me.

New Warm-up

In preparation for NaNoWriMo, I have dusted off a few of my writing books from my bookshelf and started to delve into one in particular, “A Writer’s Workbook” by Caroline Sharp.  It provides daily exercises for writers, and I can’t think of a better time to practice some of these…

A New Me, a New You

I’m doing a fitness challenge called “New You” through South Island CrossFit.  It’s a 6-week challenge including 3 day/week workouts and meal planning booklet. I figure I as a coach, I should experience some of the components of a fitness program to discover some of the pros and cons, and…

30 Days Wild- June 3: Writing in the Woods

30 Days Wild- June 3: Writing in the Woods

I didn’t think I was going to have my day in nature today until I went to my Whidbey Writers’ Network social planning meeting at Captain Whidbey Inn in Coupeville.  Once there, I was enthralled with our new writing quarters.  This quaint lodge on Penn Cove in the Puget Sound…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 98: Why I’m Here

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 98: Why I’m Here

The last few weeks I feel I’ve drifted a bit away from the physical aspects of EarthFit and have been focused on the mental/psychological aspects of our health and well-being. There’s nothing wrong with that, necessarily, it’s merely an observation.  But it’s an interesting one.  I have found myself seeking…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 86: Tales From the Taproom

Within 24 hours, I have visited the Beer Bar in Bayview Corner called the Taproom twice already and have had a wonderful experience both times.  However, both times had nothing to do with the food or drinks consumed.  It was the atmosphere and feelings afterward that made the Taproom so…