Letter from Lori: Activating your Awesomeness

As some of you might know, I write for teens and young adults, and I spend a lot of time in that world of writers. In that community there’s a well-known acronym: DFTBA. What does it mean? Well, while it is, of course, more fun to create your own meaning, the actual “official” one is […]

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Creativity Jumpstart: Activating your Awesomeness

 If activating your awesomeness sounds a little nebulous to you, or if you’re faced with a project, writing or otherwise, that needs you to show up in your very best form on a continual basis, consider trying this: Establish an Awesomeness Activating Routine to do every time before you work on your project. Here’s how to set […]

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Asana & Pranayama: Activating your Awesomeness

  Find a practice that lets you be still (not necessarily literally; read on). This might be yoga, or it might not. It might be meditation. It might be rollerblading on the beach. It might be taking out a canvas and paints and going at it. It might be dancing around your living room, or meeting friends […]

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Top 5 Ways: Activating your Awesomeness

1. Fail. A lot. In fact, you can even suck at things. I know, I know…for a perfectionist like me to suggest this is practically heresy. But here’s the thing: you don’t have to fail in public all the time unless you want to. If you are writing something, write lots of terrible passages. Show them to […]

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