Category Archives: Writing & Peak Performance

Kindness Counts

“Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle.” Plato “What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?” George Eliot “Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on.” Henry Burton A cautionary … Continue reading

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Worthy Goals

As we all continue to work our way through these challenging times, we can take solace from the fact that, as writers, every experience we have can be fuel for our creativity and help us along our writing journey. As … Continue reading

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One Step

“To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at at time, but we must keep on stepping.” Chinese proverb One step at a time. One word, one phrase, one sentence. Sometimes it’s hard to remember that … Continue reading

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Ceaseless Creativity

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”   Maya Angelou What an uplifting thought, isn’t it? It’s so easy and even ordinary to think of creativity as a limited resource, something that we can use … Continue reading

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Life Lessons

As we move toward some kind of new normal, it’s comforting to know that there are sources we can turn to for energy and support. In these trying times, for me, listening to my wonderful friend and mentor Dr. Rob … Continue reading

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“Little Raft”

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “For me, writing starts with a line or some imagination, or some notion, and I just go with it as far as I can. And you know how this works, this idea that … Continue reading

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Babe Emboldens

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” Babe Ruth An interviewer once posed the following question to the immortal Bambino: “Babe, what do you do when you get in a … Continue reading

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Finding Focus

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “In summary, creating the practicing mind comes down to a few simple rules: Keep yourself process-oriented. Stay in the present. Make the process the goal and use the overall goal as rudder to … Continue reading

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Attitude Check

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”   Zig Ziglar Zig was a highly successful motivational speaker and author. His snappy little comment captures a lot of wisdom and packs a powerful … Continue reading

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“Pillow Test”

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.”   Ecclesiastes, 9:10 “A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work, and done his best; but … Continue reading

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