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Featured Writer on Wellness: Chuck Barrett

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on April 21, 2016 2 Comments • views: 768
Featured Writer on Wellness: Chuck Barrett

Obviously being a full-time author brings with it an excessive amount of sedentary time. For the most part, the only physical ailment (thus far) has been some back and neck pain associated with slumping over the keyboard all day. A few months ago I bought a posture shirt (the 2.0 from AlignMed) and that helps […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Kathy Gottberg

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on April 14, 2016 2 Comments • views: 562
Featured Writer on Wellness: Kathy Gottberg

I started writing when I was young enough not to know any better. As a voracious reader, I just figured I could write stories and ideas as good as anything I was reading—ah, the hubris of youth! So with the encouragement of my husband, who knew even less about writing than I did, I started […]

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Why Writers Need to Wander Daily

Filed in Finding & Following Your Voice by on April 11, 2016 0 Comments • views: 405
Why Writers Need to Wander Daily

by Sarah Schembri As a writer working from home, I know how creatively draining it can be when you don’t get out of the house to go to the office. I’m not complaining. Working from home allows me to create my own schedule and to work in complete silence, which is ideal for me. But […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: J. T. Twissel

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on April 6, 2016 11 Comments • views: 886
Featured Writer on Wellness: J. T. Twissel

I destroyed both my knees playing soccer with a group of parents who didn’t learn the sport until they were over thirty-five, but envied their children and wanted to learn a game which should only be played by the young. For me, the biggest physical challenge of writing is standing up after I’ve been sitting […]

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The Best Energy-Efficient Light for Improving Productivity

Filed in The Healthy Writer by on April 4, 2016 0 Comments • views: 564
The Best Energy-Efficient Light for Improving Productivity

Want more tips on boosting productivity? Come see Colleen at the Northern Colorado Writer’s Conference April 22-23, 2016. It’s getting harder to find regular incandescent bulbs. They’re being replaced by compact fluorescent lamp (CFL), halogen, LED (light-emitting diode), and other more energy efficient options, including a higher efficiency incandescent that includes halogen gas to slow […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Lauren Gregory

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on March 30, 2016 2 Comments • views: 647
Featured Writer on Wellness: Lauren Gregory

I have a specific health issue that began before I started writing in earnest, but which has been worsened by and made writing more difficult. I have cervical (neck) disc and bone degeneration, which results in nerve irritation and neck, arm, and hand pain. I have trouble moving my fingers to type. Sitting at a […]

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