A conversation about her recently published memoir, Afterglow. Over ten years ago, Kirby joined my Journaling workshop and became my first client.  I’ve been fortunate to be her writing coach as she wrote three children’s books, various short stories, and a novel.  Recently, after the sudden loss of her husband, Bill, in 2009, her journaling…

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After my morning ritual of journaling the cobwebs from my head, stretching the cricks from my joints, then feeding my body tea, fruit and grain, I felt jaunty, ready to go. As I passed my desk, I noticed a text from an inner circle friend sharing that a mutual friend had suddenly passed away. Instinctively,…

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“When I get really stressed, about to boil over, I head toward my closet.” Totally serious and willing to share, my friend, a woman I’d known since our teenage years, went on. “You’ve seen my closet, right?  You saw the chair?” Nope, just a big walk-in closet in a big house seriously packed with lots…

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29 characters of a short-not-sweet tweet broke his heart. Then she grinded it into the ground with detailed phrases. Always late.  Earbuds in ears, you never listen.  Forgot bday.  Crappy friends.  Not best lover. #breakup Not only did they go out to her hundreds of followers including their friends and families, but she hash-tagged it…

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