Monthly Archives: May 2016

Hey You Remember to Look Up

[caption id="attachment_3673" align="alignright" width="300"] Look Up from Cuba[/caption] As I witness people walking across the street glued to their phones or catch myself Snapchatting while on a mini-getaway to the Bahamas, I have to slap myself and virtually you all too. What are we doing? Are we living life in front of a screen instead…
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To Write Well Live an Adventurous Life, One Worth Writing About

[caption id="attachment_3685" align="alignright" width="300"] Savoring a mint tea in Tangier, Morocco[/caption] A little over a year ago, a wise peer author reminded me that Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway had the writer's life down pat. Yes, it is easier to write well when you are living a life worth writing about. As you know, I…
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FIGT – Friday Is Good Therapy

  WooHoo! The time has come. Drum roll, please... It's Friday Is Good Therapy time! Now, if you haven't heard of FIGT. Well, it's about time you do. Background: Roughly five years ago, I flipped the traditional TGIF to FIGT; thus, Friday Is Good Therapy was created. What was I thinking? As Friday typically marks the…
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Heidi Siefkas’ Wins National Indie Excellence Award for When All Balls Drop

Last Friday, when I arrived in Miami from Havana, Cuba, I was pleasantly surprised to see this in my inbox. CONGRATULATIONS!  You are a Winner in the 10th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards in the category of Self-Help-Motivational for When All Balls Drop. Your powerful story truly embodies the excellence that this award was created…
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