Writing Motivation: Who will be next?

I really enjoyed this video, where it touches upon not just writing, not just writer’s block, but the raw emotions that writers endure. Even more beautiful is how the video illustrates this through scenes from movies (many about authors) to show you, not just tell you, the pain, joy, and adventure that writing is all …

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The Power of Words

Today I migrated my personal blog at Blogger to WordPress. I’m also moving away from my online identity of Frootbat31 to Sharon Poffinberger, which my personal site now reflects The blog I entitled My Life is an Adventure, and this seems to bolster my intention of a life with adventure. Sure, my adventures so far …

Productivity Hack Gone Awry

 I found this well-intentioned article on Lifehacker.com that gives some tips of having a more productive day; Spend the first 30 minutes of the day reading news and email, and make a checklist for the day. Okay, so this might work for some people, but for me, I find reading news takes longer than 30 …

Motivation versus Resolve

While perusing the Internet this morning, I happened upon this article on GoodLifeZen.com. Want to Establish a Good Habit? Use This Secret Mental Force, by Mary Jaksch. As one always seeking the ‘secret trick to motivation’, my interest was definitely perked. The author makes a very good point with the difference between motivation and finding …