Category: Shell’s Blog Highlights

Poetry: A Thousand Ways to Skip (After Amanda Baker)

An after I wrote based upon a poem from Amanda Baker.

Poetry: Standing On My Tippy Toes – Reading

A video with me reading “Standing On My Tippy Toes” from “When I Stopped Remembering Tomorrow”, which I published in 2020.

How Journaling Empowers You In Living a Proactive Life

Journaling is how I have been making progress throughout my life. I believe it is a great tool for living a proactive life and encouraging you to see your progress.

7 Tips for Living A Proactive Life

You made it to week four. Now we are going to look at tips for you to start trying to maintain your proactive lifestyle.

How Looking Back Can Help You Move Forward

Looking back can help you move forward when you use healthy outlets for reflection and growth. In this post, I share three outlets that helped me make several changes over the past decade.

When Loss Reveals the Depth of Love

This challenge from 3 AM Epiphany, Point of View Exercise 1: The Reluctant I, is to write a 600 word story from the first person point of view using “I” only twice. Let’s talk about HARD!

Poetry / Prose: What Do You Do?

Another poem from the archives. This one takes us back to my teens. I was in a girls’ home when I wrote this one back in the last 90s and my mindset is clearly one of someone who has given up. For some, there may need to be a trigger warning, as this is a bit dark. It’s asking questions that come into teen minds more than we like to admit.

Poetry: The Homeless Man

A poem from the archives of my notebooks.

Let’s Beat Procrastination Together This Month: Procrastination to Progress Challenge

Do you struggle with procrastination? If so, the next thirty days are going to change your life! Everyone procrastinates every now and again; it’s human nature to put things off so we can enjoy some quiet time or avoid a big project. This month, we’re going to kick the habit out of lives and welcome in progress! Let’s end this year strong by starting October with this challenge.

It’s Time for You to Shine Bright

It’s time for you to shine bright. No more fearing all that you are. Time to rise up so you can help others!