Author Interview Tracey Gemmell
Other Authors, Writing

Author Interview: Tracey Gemmell

While I was writing Indie With Ease, which publishes this week, I was lucky to connect with no fewer than 15 indie authors who kindly shared their wisdom and contributions for the book. (See who contributed here.) Everyone who…

Do you like surprises in books? | Pauline Wiles
Reading

Do You Like Surprises?

It seems to me that surprises in life, and surprises in books, are two rather different things. In life, I don’t love surprises How about you? Do you feel a special thrill when someone goes to the effort of…

Reinventing | Pauline Wiles
Purposeful Goals

Reinventing Yourself: Nine Tips

I admit it: part of me wishes I had woken up on my fourteenth birthday with a steadfast desire to be a nurse. Or an astronaut. Or anything, really. It would have been mighty convenient to make every career-related…

Easier Meditation | Pauline Wiles
Mindfulness

An Easier Approach to Meditation

Chances are, you’re either already practicing meditation or you think it’s a total load of baloney. If you’re in the second camp, please try this: stop thinking of it as meditation, and start thinking of it as practicing paying…

Beginner's guide Welsh Rarebit | Pauline Wiles
Anglophile, Tea & Food

Beginner’s Guide to Welsh Rarebit

Coming up soon, September 3rd has been named National Welsh Rarebit Day in honor of this incredibly tasty toasted cheese snack. It’s one of my favorite indulgences and happily, no rabbits are involved. What is Welsh Rarebit? The simple…

Purging Paper | Pauline WilesPurging Paper | Pauline Wiles
Clutter

Purging Paper: Reader Q&A

Whenever I talk with readers about clutter and feeling organized, paper is invariably mentioned. It seems many of us struggle with far too much paper in our lives. It forms insidious, accusatory piles all over our homes and in…