Today’s Prompt: Invent a new word and define it. Let it replace a feeling, action or idea that you believe the world needs, yet you have found no other way of expressing. Incorporate it to your vocabulary and start using it.
This one started as a joke today, and quickly became fitting when I read the day three prompt! I hope you’re all having a wonderful weekend.
(present tense verb; past tense: schnitzeled)
Partaking in a hearty, delicious meal (read: comfort food) paired with good company (optional: good beverages, alcoholic or otherwise) in celebration of the fact that life is good. Especially effective as a reminder when one is overwhelmed, or simply as a positive, celebratory way to end a day.
“Man, I’m so glad we schnitzeled tonight. I’m entering a food coma, but it was worth it.”
“This week’s been pretty tough, eh? We need to go schnitzeling ASAP.”
Today’s Prompt: Imagine your current life as an autobiographical novel. Narrate a day in your life as the main character in your book. What story would you tell? Focus on details and describe yourself: include your strengths and weaknesses and everything that makes you YOU.
Today, I’ve the privilege of starting 30 days of writing, led and inspired by Tyler Knott Gregson and Andréa Balt. With their guidance, I’m excited to participate in Write Yourself Alive. Not only will I learn and be inspired… it’s also brought me (long overdue) back here to you, where I intend to continue writing in the days to come. It’s about time I took the opportunity to focus on this. Life getting in the way is not an excuse, it never was, and this is my way of pushing those excuses aside.
Today’s Prompt: Reflect over the past 10 years of your life and write the decade-younger YOU a letter, as if you were catching up with an old friend. Include 5-10 life lessons learned so far that you would share with this younger version of you.