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How To Get Your Mojo Back In 10 Easy Steps

By Shelli Johnson | Sep 17, 2012

So for over a year, I’d been going too fast, taking on too much, and a few months back, I just burned myself right out. I lost all my mojo & didn’t want to do anything at all: hung out at my house, in my pajamas, watching TV a lot. Here’s what I did to get …

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How To Heal Your Burned-Out Self

By Shelli Johnson | Sep 10, 2012

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman, civil rights leader Well, I came across that quote the day before I left for vacation. First off, if you like water, sand, and the …

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Slow-Cooker Scrumptious Sunday Brunch

By Shelli Johnson | Aug 20, 2012

So this one for slow-cooker scrumptious Sunday brunch is always a winner. And crazy easy. And delicious. Takes about 10 minutes prep. time. Serves 8 – 10. Costs less than $10. To make slow-cooker scrumptious Sunday brunch, You’ll need: 3 slices bread, torn into small pieces 3 cups Cheddar cheese (2 cups then later 1 …

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Why I Wrote My Novel, Small As A Mustard Seed

By Shelli Johnson | Jul 30, 2012

  I am somewhat obsessed with war. My grandfather fought for the Germans on the Russian front during World War II. My grandmother, in the middle of 1940s Germany, held their little family together by herself for more than six years. My dad had the formative years of his childhood in a war-torn environment and …

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My Favorite Writing Advice: Trust The Story

By Shelli Johnson | Jul 2, 2012

Favorite writing advice: “Trust the story.” Who said the writing advice trust the story: Patricia Ann McNair, creative writing professor Why: The story knows what it wants to be. You just need to get out of the way ~ with your thoughts on what it should be or what you want it to be, trying to …

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Does It Matter If You Believe?

By Shelli Johnson | May 30, 2012

“Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you’re right.” ~ Henry Ford  So this post goes along with one I wrote on doing versus trying. I’ll do my best not to make this a snooze because there’s some science. I think it’s incredibly important, though ~ it changed the way I approach …

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How To Find Your True North

By Shelli Johnson | May 21, 2012

Sometimes people get lost in their own lives. There’s no map and they don’t know how to follow their own internal compass. They don’t know which way is true North. Maybe you’re one of them. Maybe you, too, have listened to parents, siblings, teachers, friends, and/or bullies ~ just to name a few ~ tell …

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10 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was Dating

By Shelli Johnson | May 14, 2012

Well, I burned through a few boyfriends on the way to my husband, mostly because I had no idea what I was doing. If I could write a manual, a kind of how-to dating manifesto, and give it to my single self, here are some things it would say: 1. Find yourself first You need …

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My Favorite Writing Advice: Slow Down & See It

By Shelli Johnson | Apr 30, 2012

Favorite writing advice: “Slow down & SEE it.” Who said the writing advice slow down & see it: Ann Hemenway, fiction writing professor (& University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop grad so she knows her stuff) Why: Sometimes going fast is the best thing to do the first time through so you can get it all …

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