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What Famous Writers Know About Walking

Filed in The Healthy Writer, The Writing Life by on March 6, 2014 2 Comments • views: 4209
What Famous Writers Know About Walking

By now most of us know that walking is good for us. Research has linked it to a lower risk of diabetes, stronger bones, a healthier cardiovascular system, reduced body fat, increased energy, and a more focused mind. Long before modern studies revealed these benefits, though, writers had already keyed into the wonders that walking […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Simon James Barron

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on April 10, 2014 0 Comments • views: 408
Featured Writer on Wellness: Simon James Barron

Manx-born English and psychology graduate and small business owner, Simon has written magazine articles since 2011 when he was the original editor of Gallery IOM magazine. A painfully loyal LFC fan and lover of sci-fi and comedy films, he can most often be found hiding behind a games controller ignoring the dishes in the sink. […]

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7 Reasons Writing is One of the Most Dangerous Professions

Filed in The Healthy Writer by on April 22, 2014 1 Comment • views: 1108
7 Reasons Writing is One of the Most Dangerous Professions

Most people probably think writing is a pretty cushy gig. Kick back in your easy chair with your bon-bons and jot down a few words when the inspiration strikes. Go for a walk in the park. Enjoy the sunset from a rocking chair on the porch as you indulge your musings. Surely just about every […]

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The Key to Making Better Decisions—for Writing and Life

Filed in Finding & Following Your Voice by on May 27, 2014 0 Comments • views: 475
The Key to Making Better Decisions—for Writing and Life

Are you facing a decision but just aren’t sure which way to go? Here’s one thing that may help: calm any emotions you may be feeling. Emotions have a way of interfering with the internal signal from your inner voice, or intuition. Think of your mind as a radio, and the inner voice as a […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Clarissa Draper

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on September 25, 2014 19 Comments • views: 2678
Featured Writer on Wellness: Clarissa Draper

When I write, I feel the urge to eat. Perhaps it’s because my brain is crying out for nourishment to feed the creative demons. Whatever it is, that urge to eat coupled with long hours of sitting causes me to gain weight if I’m not careful. Walking Gets the Creative Juices Flowing I’m not on […]

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