Welcome to Judy's Free Writing Resources

 To inspire, share wisdom and experience, and to clear interference.

Are You Still Avoiding Things That Overwhelm You?

IS OVERWHELM BY THE NEW BLACK?
AVOIDING THINGS ONLY MAKES MATTERS WORSE.
 
SOAK IN A FEW WAYS TO OVERCOME AVOIDANCE. B R E A T H E !
 

This week alone, I worked with three clients who avoided something important: a phone call to an...

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Books, Grants amd Movies

Many online service providers wisely make time to rest. Sometime between the clock's turning-back and the end of the year is ideal for many reasons, #1 being our natural body rhythms. I usually make time to rest, review, and read.

Reading plays a...

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How to Rise Above Failure

As we near the end of another year, thoughts turn to cleaning up and clearing out, making room and creating space, reassessing, and resting. In these days of "Life in the Time of Weird," I think we could benefit from some new perspective on our...

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When Sleep Gets FUBAR

I've started pre-heating our dinner plates. Windows are closed.  A shower of leaves and twigs rained down in front of the windows last weekend, which means the gutters are clean (for now); I made a huge pot of bean and veggie soup, ladling it...

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My Most Treasured Secrets

What childhood messages do you think still echo in your mind?

"Life is not all fun and games."

"You're so funny." 

"Do unto others..."

"You're a born teacher."

"Children should be..."

"You're good at..."

"You were a mistake from day...

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NaNoWriMo or No and the skinny on group writing

You're Not Writing. You Even Make Time to Write. You're Not Writing. But you want to write. You feel the call to share stories, experiences, your gifts, or to record history as it unfolds. But, crickets! TRY. ONE. MORE. THING. Please? It is...

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GRATITUDES- 15 Gifts to Nourish a Writer's Mind, Body, Emotions, and Soul!

What do recipes have to do with writing? Sense-memories; Nostalgia, Connection with others, Retreat plans, Gratitudes; body pleasures, all nourishing gifts for writers’ and readers' minds!

Some of the best things about Winter begin with warm...

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How to Stop Suffering from "The Book I'll Write, Someday!"

"The Feels" can become barriers and self-sabotage; food for The Resistance Monster hiding next to the manuscript in your closet! Perhaps you’re like me, looking at retirement (finally) and an empty nest as a pathway to (finally) writing that...

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Our Gifts Are Not Just Here For Us!

“Non nobis solum nati sumus. (Not for ourselves alone are we born.)” — Marcus Tullius Cicero

 
Our gifts are not just here for us, so here are a few reasons to Share instead of Shadow your Gifts. I adapted from my friend...
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