Energy, Writer's Life

Guest Post at 85K90

My guest post today at the 85K Writing Challenge combines two topics close to my heart: writing and serenity. 5 Ways for a Writer to Recharge discusses the benefits of pausing during the writing process, to avoid burnout and…

Serenity Poll | Pauline Wiles
Serenity Project

Serenity: Where Do You Struggle?

As I move into a new phase of my Serenity journey, I’m thinking about how I can best share my learning from a year of experiments. To help me figure out what would be most useful to you, I…

Up and Away | Pauline Wiles
Serenity Project, Writer's Life

Up and Away!

I made a huge and exciting change last week: I left my day job. Thanks to my incredibly supportive hubby, the decision was made in January and, as well as working out my notice, I’ve spent almost three months…

A Boost of Motivation | Pauline Wiles
Writer's Life

A Boost of Motivation

Sometimes, even though I don’t realize it, my motivation flags. Because writing often involves long-term projects which require months of work before seeing results, and because, frankly, my income from those projects is modest at best, it can be…

Serenity Project: Plan a Vacation | Pauline Wiles
Serenity Project

Serenity: Plan a Vacation

I was horrified when my research uncovered the number of people who don’t take all their vacation (holiday) allowance from work. Figures suggest around half of Americans leave some time unused, with fear of being replaced the main reason.…