Mindfulness #8 Early morning walkThe sun has not yet risenThe silence still reigns Anthony Nanfito, Haiku Ponderings Pondering this haiku I still remember where I was when I wrote the haiku. I was staying in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in early 2020. The two-story, multi-family home was located in a suburb on the Northern side ofContinue reading “Early morning walk”
Category Archives: Reflections
Walking in the field
Mindfulness #6 Walking in the fieldA dragonlfy hovers nearAnd the grass whispers Pondering This Haiku Have you ever listened to the grass? What did it tell you? When I go for a nature walk and immerse myself in the greenery and listen to the wisdom of nature, a calmness washes over me that’s best describedContinue reading “Walking in the field”
Stuck in the Present
Throughout the month of April, I’ll be sharing blog posts that feature haiku from my poetry collection, Haiku Ponderings to celebrate National Poetry Month. Further, for the entire month of April, my ebook is discounted for a promotion price of $0.99 (USD) to celebrate National Poetry Month. Click here to choose your favorite retailer andContinue reading “Stuck in the Present”
How to be a Research-Based Author
This week I learned … How to be a better researcher when it comes to writing. As a writer, I consume a lot of media in the form of books, podcasts, and videos. Alongside traveling to new places, this information helps fill my creative ‘well’ and provides inspiration for the stories I create. However, itContinue reading “How to be a Research-Based Author”
Love Your Enemy
This week I learned … The world really does need more love. Even economists are beginning to think so! Okay, maybe not all economist — I haven’t done a survey to ask them all — but the economist, Arthur Brooks, featured on Episode #478 of Freakonomics Radio does think the world needs more love. ParticularlyContinue reading “Love Your Enemy”
It’s Writer’s Brew. NOT Writer’s Block.
This week I learned … This week’s TWIL post is themed for writers and other creatives. I’m a writer (mostly) so I’ll use that term throughout, but feel free to replace it with whatever type of creative you are (e.g. painter, singer, actor, sculptor, YouTuber, podcaster, etc.). Of course, I think some of these couldContinue reading “It’s Writer’s Brew. NOT Writer’s Block.”
Human hair? No, it’s human fur!
This week I learned … As a writer, I consume a lot of media in the form of books, podcasts, and videos. Alongside traveling to new places, this information helps fill my creative ‘well’ and provides inspiration for the stories I create. In other words: I’m a learner and I love learning. Each day, IContinue reading “Human hair? No, it’s human fur!”
Six Lessons from My First Audiobook Project
This week I finished completion on my first audiobook project. Here are 6 lessons I learned from the project.
Reflections on 2020
Well, the year 2020 has come and gone and it brought a lot more than any of us expected. It’s challenged us to grow in ways we never thought possible. As we begin to transition to the year 2021, I am hopeful for the future but very grateful for the things I have in the present.