The Writer’s Health

10 Ways a Positive Attitude Makes for a More Productive Writer

We don’t need another study to tell us that in traditional workplaces, happy workers are more productive, more creative, more...

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Top 10 Health and Wellness Tips for Nanowrimo Writers

Just signed up for Nanowrimo? You must be getting excited right about now. The month ahead is going to be...

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Be A Stronger Writer! Gym Workouts for Writers

We writers are a special breed. We place unique demands on our brains and bodies and yet there is so...

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The Writer’s Brain on Exercise: Get Active and Write Better!

Runners exercise for endurance and cardio-pulmonary health. Weight lifters exercise for strength. Writers exercise for a whole host of reasons,...

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Sleep – The Ultimate Tool to Become A Better Writer

If you want to become a better writer, the usual advice is to write more. And I’m the first to...

Writer’s Cramp: Hand Problems from Handwriting

We’ve talked about the physical risks of typing and the ergonomic adjustments you can make to save your body, but...

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Writers Beware! Stillness is the New Smoking (and not just for writers)

We’ve probably all heard by now that “sitting is the new smoking” and the dangers of sitting are starting to...

Secret Ways to Keep Moving and Keep Writing During the Day

Here’s a confession. I know all about the dangers of sitting and stillness and the imperative need for constant, consistent...

Learning to Write, Learning to Run: An Expedition into the Self

Almost a decade ago, I bought my first pair of proper running shoes with the intention to start running and...

Writing in a Dynamic Workspace

Yeah, yeah, we know. Move around during the day and don’t stay still in a single position for too long...

Have You Ever Considered Working With A Writing Buddy?

Exercise buddies are not a novel concept. Exercise buddies are training partners, someone you enjoy spending time with and enjoy...