I journal… to remember to forget to journey inward to let what’s inside out. I journal… to ground myself to allow my dreams to take flight. I journal it out. I journal it in. I journal… when I want to when I have to when there seems to be no […]
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Entries by Donna Gould
The heart-shaped balloons and bedazzled boxes of candy started hitting shelves January 2nd. I think buying chocolate a month and a half before gifting it to your sweetheart is a bit sketchy. But I do enjoy seeing hearts at every turn. They’re a daily reminder of the value of moving through the world with an […]
It’s practically impossible to resist the urge to make that “new year, new you” vow. You know the one: To look better, feel better, be better. The world is awash in advice for making sure 2016 is our best. Year. Ever. We should walk more, read more, sleep more, call more. And eat less, drink […]
Grateful Heart Lately I’ve been bemoaning the fact that I haven’t posted to this blog in months. Many months. A minimum of once a month. That was the plan. My last post is dated April 9. You do the math. I’ve had a boatload of excuses: I was hiking in Peru, needed to catch up […]
My throat’s been really sore the past few days. The kind of sore that radiates into your chest, makes swallowing torture, and talking a last resort. Whenever this happens I’m reminded of the healer who once told me I had a tendency towards imbalance in my throat chakra. This wasn’t great news for someone whose […]
It’s kind of a love-hate thing. My feelings about The Blacklist, that is. If you haven’t seen the NBC crime drama, the basic premise is a most-wanted criminal turns himself in to the FBI and offers to help them track down a “blacklist” of elusive criminals they have a mutual interest in eliminating. What I […]
It’s February – and we all know what that means. We’re bombarded with messages about love and romance and (if we’re women) keeping our hearts healthy. All this heart talk got me thinking about my relationships with the people and things I love. Which eventually led to the following question: When was the last time […]
The most important thing I learned at the Gotham Writer’s Workshop was how to write less and tell a better story. I was an aspiring short story writer. Adam Sexton was a published author and a brilliant teacher. Each week he would review my drafts and, sentence by sentence, strip away every extraneous word. I’m […]
I’ve been telling stories about people, places, and businesses my entire career. As founder and chief storyteller at Open Heart Creative, I am privileged to share my story as part of the process of helping other small business owners share theirs.