8 Slow Joy Offerings for August

Spinning Your Gold Blog: Words that Open Hearts & Inspire Actions “Let a seasonally sanctioned sojourn of  slow joys  refill the authentic reservoir of creative energy.”~Sarah Ban Breathnach Thank you, July. Hello, August! With daily temps still soaring to triple-digit numbers, rigorous outdoor activities are nearly impossible! Any form of exertion –outside or inside– poses serious health and emotional …

5 Ways Whales Inform & Inspire Creativity

“Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye.” ~Dorothy Parker Have you ever seen whales breaching? Stared into their eyes in person or in photos? Who isn’t filled with wonderment seeing them leaping and frolicking like giant ocean puppies? Like the whale, a wild mind and disciplined eye can be yours to create. My first …

5 Cool Ways to Recharge Your Creativity!

Is the summer heat melting your creative energy away? Has the lure of a summer vacation and kids being out of school distracted you from writing? As an entrepreneur and sister writer, I know the feeling. After all, it’s tempting to want to take a 3-month summer vacation (like we did as kids), but the …

What’s Your Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream?

“Ben & Jerry’s is an indulgent dessert and should be eaten in moderation. You should not be replacing more than one meal a day with ice cream. We do not consider a pint or tub of ice cream to be a single serving.” –Jerry Greenfield Did you know that July is called the Ice Cream Month? And …