Hello, hello! BIG NEWS: I have moved sites!!! I finally bit the bullet and bought a domain name. Very exciting. It's still in the works but my new site is below - hope to see you there! https://doseofdelight.net/ Stay classy, - [the O.G.] Dose of Delight
How many times have you been drawn to the title of a TED talk and clicked on it, hoping for this 13 minute talk to help you discover what you want to do with your life, how to follow your passion, why you should quit social media, etc? Well, have you discovered what you want … Continue reading Why We Love TED Talks.
Well, I have failed. I planned to write every single day for 30 days. Doesn't seem hard, right? WRONG. It's very hard. I do place some blame on my job; I work essentially every hour of my useable day when I AM working. I would have time with little breaks between flights, but some days … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge: FAILURE
What is writer's block? Is it genuinely a lack of material permeating our minds or is it something else? Perhaps it's preoccupation of the mind. How can we fuel creativity when our minds are focused on another thought? Or perhaps it's more biological; factors such as hunger, fatigue, mood. My prediction would be that there … Continue reading Writing Challenge: Day Two (Writer’s Block)
It's quite incredible, isn't it? You can step your feet back into a place you once spent countless hours, and see a whole new world of stimuli; a whole new cloud of ideas, a new set of colours, and each breathe none like you've ever breathed before. We carry with us always our memories. We're … Continue reading Writing Challenge: Day One
I have decided to challenge myself: I am going to be writing a paragraph every single day and posting it on this blog. It can be of any format - fiction, poetry, songwriting, non-fiction, character map, what have you. The point of this challenge is to re-ignite my love for writing by taking away the … Continue reading Writing Challenge
Lately I have been suffering severely from writer's block. I don't think it's a lack of creative juices - perhaps that's part of it - but I think it's more tied to something else that's been going on. I've found that my thoughts are fleeing like mosquitoes in my mind. Writing a thought out is … Continue reading Mind in the Sky.
Along with an appalling number of other people in my life right now, I am currently sick in bed. I feel totally helpless and frankly quite frustrated by the time and money that I'm wasting just lying here like a potato, calling off work each day that another cough attack nearly pops the pressure from … Continue reading Sick. Mind.
You need to let go, so I've learned, so I know sink into the high sink into the lows or be caught in your wind you foolish soul The wind you've created, that halts all your growth So my dear, my sweet when this does arise; sink into the madness, and open your … Continue reading The Madness
Today has been one of those days. One of those soul-enlightening days. There have been several little words, phrases or feelings that have kind of stuck with me all day (thanks to an Alan Watts audio file, some YouTubers, the final episode of This Is Us, and a couple of my best friends - sup … Continue reading A Moment of Enlightenment