Let me just put this out there: Sending my wish / prayer that your deepest desires are fulfilled in 2018. Thanking you profusely for reading my posts, for every like, and for interacting with me in the comments. Holding space for hope, positive change, and healing the world over. With love and LIGHT, Happy 2018! … Continue reading My Prayer
Do you love Stephen King to the point that you’re literally counting down the days until his next book, The Outsider, hits stands next year? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. From sewer-dwelling clowns to killer Saint Bernard dogs, the monsters King has conjured up have tantalized our imaginations and scared us senseless for over 40 … Continue reading OMG – Perfect post by Capital Nerd 🙂
One business, two passions, three ways to showcase them; two social media platforms I don't know how to use effectively; marketing; networking; "please come to my event, it's free" (begging); event organizing - why do small spaces cost such large amounts of money? Finding (paying for) the right words to convince people I really do … Continue reading The Overwhelm
Um, yeah - let me take off all of these hats: indie author publisher project manager CEO / CFO admin professional marketing department personnel coach content developer editor writer ...oh yeah, and my wig (lol). Whew. Okay, here we go. Hi. My name is Dana Ellington. You're reading a blog post on one … Continue reading Behind the curtain, one more time.
Read a lengthy article via one of my favorite blogs (Ends and Beginnings) not too long ago (click HERE). By the end of the article, my fear, mistrust, and sadness rose to the highest levels they've been since elementary school when the TV mini-series Roots aired (1977) and sparked racial tension at school I was ten years old … Continue reading Another Glimpse Behind the Curtain…
I tend to avoid any topic that seems to bring out the confrontational side of others. I am a peacekeeper / people pleaser to my heart (and most often, to my detriment). I keep my opinions to myself, regardless of how strongly I may feel them, in order to avoid coming across as preachy or … Continue reading Have I Shared This With You?
Not sure if this qualifies as an eating disorder or not, but I can officially declare that I am over eating. Not "over-eating" as in I'm eating past my comfort level, although I often find that I do that as well. No, I mean, I'm over the act of eating. I lost my taste for … Continue reading And We’re Done Here
Here are just a few of the items you'd find: a note pad and an ornately carved ink pen with a fine tip. The ink inside would randomly change color to cover all the spectrum of the rainbow. a seven year old playing, skipping, reading, but mostly day dreaming of all kinds of things an … Continue reading If you could see inside my soul…
Random TEDx talk I watched this morning as I was trying to squelch this growing unease. I'm at home, having had a most uncomfortable morning of symptoms without connection to any known illness I've ever had. This is the second time I've felt this way but the first, I was over it by 6:30 am … Continue reading Growing older
I want counseling. But not just any kind of counseling. I don't want to spend an exorbitant amount of money for 55 minutes of hearing myself talk. Oh no. I want to go in, state my issues, and walk out with some concrete ways to deal with them. I'm sinking again. The overwhelm, the negativity. … Continue reading 23 of 40 – How to find a good therapist.