After being diagnosed with two serious, scary-sounding diseases, I became consumed with hear and convinced I was jinxed. I started expecting bad things to happen and it seemed like that’s what I was getting. When I finally got sick of being scared and miserable, I threw myself into he self-help world and began learning about […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Expect Good Things – And Watch Them Come
I’ve been known to end my day dancing to whatever music moves me at the moment—Abba, The Beatles, Johnny Cash or Eminen—to name a few. But I’ve never kick started my day with a dance until this morning.Continue Reading... No Comments.
I didn’t understand the power of deep breathing until I started doing it recently in an effort to increase blood flow and circulation in my eyes. Turns out that in addition to improving my overall health – including immune system function, absorption of nutrients and the release of toxins –it’s amazing for relaxation and stress […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This action actually happened a week ago but it’s still bringing me so much joy that I had to mention it here. I admit that I was a little skeptical when my family told me they were taking me to the singalong for my birthday. It’s true that I’ve always liked the movie and the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I spent a lot of time last year dwelling on the negative—from health concerns, to politics, to global warming. Then, because I’m a big believer in quantum physics and the notion that what we energize expands, I started focusing on all that’s right in my world. And it’s made a huge difference. I’ve been starting […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
New York Times bestselling memoir author, novelist and celebrity ghostwriter Joni Rodgers launches writing retreats in Westport, Washington.Continue Reading... Comments Off on NYT Bestselling Memoir Author, Celebrity Ghostwriter Brings Writing Retreats, Mentoring to Washington Coast
I now offer ongoing workshops and classes designed to unleash the power of personal narrative. But I want to do more one-on-one coaching with people who need help structuring and writing their stories. So to kick it off, I’m offering a special rate to everyone who follows this blog.Continue Reading... Comments Off on I Want to Help You Tell Your Story
Let’s talk personal storytelling! If you’ve got a story you need to tell and are wondering how to bring it to life, join me for a free hour-long webinar on Tuesday, October 4th. Here’s the Webinar Overview In this free, interactive webinar, NYT Bestselling Author Ingrid Ricks will share how she personally discovered the healing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Some of you have expressed interest in writing your own story so I wanted to share the new Hippie Boy Narrative Writing Handbook I put together for educators and anyone interested in unleashing the power of personal narrativeContinue Reading... Comments Off on Free Hippie Boy Narrative Writing How To Guide
Dad and I were vagabonds. It’s a lifestyle he’d been living for years, and one I had begged to join since I was 4. Now that I was 13 and on the run from a cruel Mormon stepfather, he and I had finally joined forces and had quickly become two of the best tool […]Continue Reading... No Comments.