Category Archives: Ramblings

Who Would Do Such A Thing?

Two weeks ago I came across a heartbreaking article on the internet about the Australian writer and blogger Belle Gibson. Heartbreaking in a weird kind of way. According to the article Belle Gibson built a public profile (since 2013) around … Continue reading

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Name Your Dream

“Imaginary Lives: If you had five other lives to lead, what would you do in each of them?” asks Julia Cameron in The Artist’s Way. Then she writes: “Name your dream. That’s right. Write it down. “In a perfect world, … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Six

Last month when I started my conversation series on my blog, I thought I would have a real conversation with some of my readers, a few of them at least. I thought as a writer, I would be engaged in … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Five

I have a horoscope app on my phone that I like to check on a daily basis. Today morning after reading the first few lines I stopped. It read: “You may be associating some experience from the past with a … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Four

It’s a cold snowy winter morning in Montreal. I sit at my desk hoping to continue my conversation. I have taken notes in my journal of all the points that I would like to tackle in my blog. I start … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Three

The second most important basic tool for creative recovery according to Julia Cameron (in her book The Artist’s Way, 1992) is The Artist Date. She writes: “The artist date is a block of time, perhaps two hours weekly, especially set aside … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Two

In my last conversation, I mentioned two best-selling authors Julia Cameron and Sarah Ban Breathnach and their advice about journaling, putting all your thoughts and feelings on paper, in a sort of “stream of consciousness” writing form. Julia in her … Continue reading

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