Tag: writing

Managing Anger

I’ve been feeling angry lately. Not furious, just angry at the ‘voices’, at the people following me around, at anyone who doesn’t live up to my expectations, at how I think I’m being treated (unfairly at times) by my fellow Buddhist friends, at whoever I think is broadcasting my thoughts over the internet, and at […]

A Great Pitch-O-Rama Experience on Saturday!

My husband John and I had a great session with the therapist last night. I went to a writers conference on Saturday in San Francisco and had the opportunity to get feedback on my memoir pitch. I also pitched my memoir to a few agents, editors and publishers. I came back with a new plan […]

My Memoir Manuscript Draft is Finished!

I finally finished editing my memoir manuscript yesterday. I now have a more or less complete first draft, but I know there’s still a lot of work to do. I sent out a few chapters to my immediate family members for feedback and I’m hoping that I’ll eventually be able to get feedback on the […]

A Great Visit With My Brother’s Family!

I had a bad headache & toothache last Thursday and didn’t make it to my monthly Buddhist discussion meeting. My toothache went away when I replaced my cracked night guard, and my headache slowly diminished until it had faded away completely by Sunday. I picked up my brother’s family on Friday morning and we had […]

Giving Myself Time for “Thought Venting”

The voices have been less present and less intrusive in my life over the past few days – especially over the weekend. John and I went out for breakfast Saturday morning at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Sunnyvale and had a great time meandering slowly amongst the fruit and vegetable stands. The market has everything […]