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The Torture of Comparison By Jeanine Englert Okay, here it goes. I’m going to dive into a pool of discomfort for this month’s blog as it has weighed on my mind and been a talking point with more than one … Continue reading

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Lovely Digits: The Little Book That Could

By Jeanine Englert I’ve learned a great deal since I published my first book, Lovely Digits, back in June of 2019 with Soul Mate Publishing. The biggest thing I have learned is that there is immense value to trusting yourself. … Continue reading

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The Five Best Bits of Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received

By Jeanine Englert Writing may feel like it’s done in a lonely dark void most of the time. Perhaps that’s a bit overdramatic. It’s only that way when the words don’t flow. However, most of the time, it is a … Continue reading

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Three Things That Changed My Writing Life This Year. . . for the Better!

By Jeanine Englert Despite the chaos buried within 2020, there were nuggets of gold within it. I believe we all found we were far more resilient than we believed ourselves to be and gratitude for our health, family, and well-being … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Halloween Hound

By Jeanine Englert Earlier this year in my February blog, I wrote about the death of one of our beloved rescue pups, Chloe, to cancer and how she had come into our lives back in 2011 on April Fool’s Day, … Continue reading

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Letting Go to Receive More

By Jeanine Englert Letting go is a strange and unusual concept to many, especially if you’ve held a shame, a guilt, or a disappointment close to you for any length of time. If you’ve carried and clutched it with you … Continue reading

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The Crazy Idea of Non-Attachment

by Jeanine Englert As someone with rather strong codependent tendencies, the idea of detachment, let alone non-attachment seemed ridiculous to me when I first heard it. But, over time, and with some repeated false starts and uncertainty about it, I … Continue reading

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Time vs. Timing in 2020

By Jeanine Englert Time has definitely seemed a bit nebulous throughout 2020 as we meander through lockdowns, quarantines, and working from home. But, timing, is an altogether different beast I think, and you never realize the importance of it until … Continue reading

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Reflection Makes You and Your Characters Stronger

By Jeanine Englert I have a confession to make: I didn’t have a Facebook account until March of 2018 when I became a Golden Heart Finalist. And the first time I got a “memory” on Facebook, I was annoyed. Why … Continue reading

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The Stranger: My Latest Binge Worthy Distraction

By Jeanine Englert In this time of uncertainty and angst, I admit I *need* distraction as much as I need air to breathe. Thinking too long and hard about all the many things I can’t control and all the people … Continue reading

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