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10 Ways to Soothe a Crick in the Neck

Filed in The Healthy Writer by on July 1, 2014 4 Comments • views: 3830
10 Ways to Soothe a Crick in the Neck

I woke up with one of these a week ago. Yuck! There’s nothing like trying to work for hours at the computer when your neck hurts. In the past, I’d always just lived with it, slowly working it out through my yoga practice over a series of days. It got me wondering. Was there a […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Sydney Scrogham

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on September 3, 2015 6 Comments • views: 1563
Featured Writer on Wellness: Sydney Scrogham

Biggest physical challenge of being a writer? Not plowing my way through a bag of chocolate when I’m writing. Wow, that’s hard. I don’t feel like I have any trouble getting exercise (my horse keeps me active), but when it comes to emotional eating… Writing is an incredibly emotional thing, and if I’m not taking […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Carmiel Banasky

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on March 9, 2016 1 Comment • views: 1564
Featured Writer on Wellness: Carmiel Banasky

It took me a long time to realize that all my aches and pains were from leaning over my laptop. Hunching forward like that, the chest tightens in a subtle way that strains the neck and shoulders. I had a tailbone injury years ago that also made sitting painful. I also ended up with cysts […]

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7 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Finding Time to Write

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on August 15, 2016 6 Comments • views: 2656
7 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Finding Time to Write

You promised yourself you’d get chapter twenty-one done today. But the day is gone and it didn’t happen. Oh well. You’ll get to it tomorrow. Tomorrow comes and goes and the chapter still isn’t done. No problem. The weekend is coming. You’ll get it done then. We all tell ourselves things like this all the […]

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5 Signs You Need to Shake Up Your Writing Routine

Filed in Boost Creativity, When Writing Is Hard by on September 26, 2016 0 Comments • views: 2535
5 Signs You Need to Shake Up Your Writing Routine

A good writing routine can save a writer. No matter what else is going on in your life, if you have a set time to write and you’re used to writing at that time, the sheer force of habit will increase the odds that you’ll actually get your writing done. Sometimes, though, routines wear out […]

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