Why Do Most New Year Resolutions Fail

New Year Resolutions Photo Annie Spratt

Around 88% of people who set New Year resolutions fail, at least according to this study. I don’t know about you, but I’m careful with my resolutions this year. I know from experience that I tend to “over-resolve.” Why do so many New Year resolutions fail? Here’s what I think. 1.     Not setting small, measurable … Continue reading Why Do Most New Year Resolutions Fail

Another Snowless Christmas

Another snowless Christmas in Bucharest—I’ve gotten used to them, but still… If it wasn't for the tree mother set up in the living room, the decorations in the shops and on the streets, and the Christmas Market under the Palace of the Parliament, I may not have even noticed the coming and going of Christmas … Continue reading Another Snowless Christmas

What Makes a Writer a Writer

Words on paper photograph Unsplash Debbie Hudson

Is it the lines you write? The books you author? The readers you gain? The books you sell? Is it the hours of solitude you devote to your craft? Is it your sensitivity and keen sense of observation? Your rich imagination? Your daydreams and your fantasies? Your playful desire to rewrite reality, to make it … Continue reading What Makes a Writer a Writer