“Writing & Wellness” – Guest Interview

I’m honored this week to be interviewed on Colleen M. Story’s wonderful blog, Writing and Wellness, where she explores a variety of topics for writers seeking to achieve balance in their life and work.

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http://www.writingandwellness.com/2015/06/25/featured-writer-on-wellness-lisa-kirazian/

It was a pleasure addressing the topics she shared with me, and I certainly look forward to having her guest post on my blog in the coming months as well!

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You can also follow Colleen at www.colleenmstory.com.

Please read and enjoy! And let us both know how you are doing on your own path of writing and wellness!

Onward!

Word for 2015 – Revisited

It seemed fitting to start my blog’s second year with a closer look at the word I chose as my theme for 2015: shed.

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Since we’re nearing the end of first quarter 2015, I decided to check in quarterly about this word, this goal, of mine. Every three months seems like a decent interval to assess and recalibrate my efforts.

So far, I’m learning that the more I try to shed, the more needs shedding. Or at least, the more I realize needs shedding. On some level, like a pile of mail, or like exploratory surgery, you don’t fully realize all that there is, until you jump full in.

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Here are the areas I identified three months ago.

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My Word for 2015

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My word for 2015 is SHED.

Shed.

Not the noun; the verb.

Get rid.

Of a lot.

I looked at what the dictionary says. There are actually several definitions of SHED, but this one resonated with me the most:

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