Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

How to Recover from Burnout

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013

How to Recover from Burnout

  What transpires when a writer can no longer write? This is what happened to me in January a few months ago. While I have always looked forward to the post-holiday revitalization to reignite my creative juices and recharge my body, mind, and spirit, this year the relief did not come. Starting 2013 with my usual optimism about taking time to write, I lacked the energy and enthusiasm to create....

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Guestpost: Remembering Amy Winehouse

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011

Guestpost: Remembering Amy Winehouse

Today we welcome back Coach Olga Monroe who blogs about the positive and not-so-positive effects of creativity as we remember Amy Winehouse who died Saturday July 23 in her North London home at the age of 27. Janis Joplin, Sylvia Plath, Edith Piaf, Vincent Van Gogh, Toulouse Lautrec and Amy Winehouse are only a small handful of talented artists who contributed pricelessly to our world through...

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Guestpost: The Art of War Book Review

Posted by on Jun 27, 2011

Guestpost: The Art of War Book Review

Today we welcome back regular contributer, Dave Baldwin who will share his thoughts with us about Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. Thanks again, Dave! I first read The Art of War in 2009, when the library didn’t have the book I was looking for. I kicked myself for having not read it sooner. I had heard a lot of people recommend it, but I didn’t understand what it was. When I started...

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Guestpost: Coach Olga Tames the Inner Critic

Posted by on May 2, 2011

Guestpost: Coach Olga Tames the Inner Critic

Today I want to welcome my new guestblogger, Coach Olga Monroe of Raleigh, NC as she shares valuable tips on taming that Inner Critic! Welcome, Olga, and I look forward to having you guest blog again here at aliceosborn.com! “When life turns upside down, stand on your head!”  I frequently recall this quote from Bapsy Jain’s Luck Everyday.  Luck Everyday is a story about the human spirit’s...

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Guestpost: Man’s Search for Meaning Book Review

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011

Guestpost: Man’s Search for Meaning Book Review

Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankel Hi, everyone! Today we welcome back Guestblogger Dave Baldwin who reviewed Victor Frankel’s Man’s Search for Meaning. Enjoy and thanks so much, Dave! Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankel You might find it hard to believe that a first-hand account from the inside of a Nazi death camp is instrumental for the purpose of stimulating...

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