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Why New Chapters Are A B*tch

Why new chapters are a b*tch

I’m not even talking about writing. I’m talking about ~life~ and the realities of Starting Over and Going Back to Basics. Those old clichés that we recite to make the facts sound less scary. Clichés are comforting, aren’t they? They’re familiar, they readily roll off the tongue in a time of crisis. They tell us …

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5 Life Lessons from Pablo Picasso

We encountered a new problem last week. Clue: it’s probably the mother of all first-world problems. Having arrived in our new home in France, my boyfriend and I both leapt eagerly into our respective passion-projects. Me: writing. Him: cycling. After weeks of packing our lives into boxes (literally and figuratively), we had been starved of …

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5 Ways to be Braver

Raise your hand (or just your eyebrows if you’re in public) if you’re scared about putting your work out there. If you’re scared of starting a new venture. If you’re scared of moving to a different city or country. Or even if you’re just scared of going for a new job / promotion. Stats say …

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