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Being a helpful friend in times of crisis

A lot of people had and are having a very difficult time right now. Often, only few folks know what’s really going on. It’s difficult to open up and seek help when there is already so much mess. Good support makes a world of difference and can really lighten the load for someone. Experiencing care … Continue reading Being a helpful friend in times of crisis

Coming soon: The DIY Phoenix

COMING SOON! The DIY Phoenix: How to drag yourself out of the ashes, mend your wings and start flying again. A practical guide to help you keep going in gnarly times. It starts where you are, and guides you in a solution-focused way to get going again. It will be on kindle. Sign up here … Continue reading Coming soon: The DIY Phoenix

A beginning, a muddle and an end (resolution)

That's how I heard the classical story structure described in a writing class. This is not just true for stories, this is also true for life in its twists and turns of creation and recreation and change. It is also true of the creative process itself. Colum McCann recommends "arse in the chair" as the … Continue reading A beginning, a muddle and an end (resolution)