We bloggers are a creative bunch. Whether we are writing, cooking, crafting, making art, dancing, photographing, or anything of the like... we are creating. I stumbled upon a few quotes on creativity the other day and had to share them with you. They really struck a chord with me because it wasn't until I embraced… Continue reading The Importance of Creativity
7 Tips to Stay Creative & Productive
When I started this blog almost four months ago I had no idea how it would work itself into my schedule. I already felt like I had a lot on my plate with caring for Dutch and running our household. But it only took publishing a few posts to realize I really enjoyed it. I… Continue reading 7 Tips to Stay Creative & Productive
6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Blog
Let’s face it, we writers are a self-conscious bunch. We all want our work to be noticed and affirmed. But for a moment let us set aside what others might think. Let us reflect on the reasons we began blogging in the first place. Here are 6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Blog. Enjoy!
I launched Letters To Dutch a little less than 4 months ago. For the first week, it was like a drug I couldn’t kick. Blogging was all I could think about. I felt so creatively inspired that it consumed me. Normally I’m a control freak, struggling to let go and ride the wave. Not this time. I let the excitement take hold of me like a bird lifting its wings, soaring above the clouds. Just what is it about this blog that has me so fired up?
For one, it’s healing. There is something about putting words to paper that heals us. Somehow we gain confidence and a better understanding of ourselves. These last few months have provided me a kind of relief. It’s like I can finally breathe once I’ve published a post. It’s no wonder people have been journaling for centuries! I also love the idea of documenting our human experience. Only the memories…
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