Welcome to the New Cheap Courage & Happy May Day

Today is May Day and this is the first official post of the NEW Cheap Courage. Less than a year ago a dreamed up a new blog that I could use to help me face fears, take chances, and welcome you all to do the same. That mission still remains, but in a prettier package, …

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When You Crash and then Burn Real Hard

I had a bit of a breakdown last week and by a "bit" I mean "total". I almost thought I shouldn't share that here, since I am all about motivation and aspiration, but having total breakdowns is part of the program. You don't get anywhere by being stagnant and sometimes a good cry is all …

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Trim The Fat: Working Out with Writers

I’ve always compartmentalized my life. I wouldn’t talk about writing at work, talk about work while working out, or talk about working out with other writers. Everything had its place… Until now. I’ve started opening up about my multiple lives. I work a day job, I write at night, I love to lift heavy weights …

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