Lori's Blog on Books, Writing, and Creativity

Enjoy these articles on my books, writing in general, and the even broader topic of creativity. Although most have been written by me, I invite guests to contribute, too.

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Category: General

A Quick Note on Gut Feeling

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 30, 2017
I know gut feeling is highly debatable: No one has more impeccable intuition that Captain Picard of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and he’s a fictional character. Some argue that gut…

Have a Vice? Maybe a Little “Flip” is All You Need

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 24, 2017
Each of us has a vice, most of us have several, some have many. These vices vary in their strength from annoying habits to full-blown addictions. I have no experience…

You Get Inspired By Someone/thing and Want It: Consider Reconsidering

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 17, 2017
I’ve read over the years how the brain doesn’t fully mature until age 21 or 22. I also read a Quora response from someone (I’ve lost the reference, unfortunately) who…

Sore Shoulders, Motivation, and Writing

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 10, 2017
Physiotherapy consists of usually gentle but difficult exercises to help heal a physical injury. Weightlifting consists of generally harsh but usually easy exercises to help build muscle. And they should…

Juggling Too Much? How I’m Starting to Focus

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 3, 2017
This week, I watched a video on lynda.com called “Getting Things Done,” by David Allen. This is Allen’s organization system, and he has a book about it and coaches about…

What’s the Point of the Arts?

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 20, 2017
I do believe the arts are a spiritual endeavour, one that’s not always easily put into words. But when I read about cuts to the arts in schools, or run…

Hiring an Administrative Assistant? I Have a Few Tips for You

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 6, 2017
Growth happens. It’s painful (just like those growth spurts in your teens), but it’s worth it (oh, look, muscles!). It doesn’t matter if you’re running a startup, an arts organization,…

A Few Pointers About Virtual Presentations

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 22, 2017
I recently watched a webinar about how a company implemented a new software solution. The presenter had a good deal of information to share with us, but after 40 minutes,…

Yes, World, There is Prejudice in Canada

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 1, 2017
My Hometown A myth is developing about Canada, my country: that our arms are wide open to immigrants. It’s also easy to begin believing in that myth yourself when you…

A Different Way to Listen

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 18, 2017
I’m going to introduce you to a man you have probably never heard of. His name is Joseph Schaeffer. He’s a mediator and educator. If you’ve been around long enough,…

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