Destination: Self–RelianceTo Rely on One's Own Capabilities
Reliance on one’s own capabilities, judgments, and decisions in
a self-sufficient manner; independence, self-direction, resourceful.
Self-reliance is not only about how to survive the elements of Mother Nature…it’s also learning how to survive everyday situations, as well. It’s about learning how to adapt to whatever gets thrown our way. It’s about staying strong by finding inspiration in even the most mundane. Even in our careers we often face uncharted territory…where the landowners keep changing and the borders keep moving. But rather than let it overwhelm us, we can embrace a sense of new adventure right around the corner.
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We have a variety of ways to cook outdoors, but what about something I can use in the house during a power outage that will allow me to heat some water or a can of soup? I found the perfect item for $5 at a flea market…
November is that time of year when millions of writers join in on a challenge. To put our butts in the chair and write—50,000 words in 30 days—to be exact!
Many of you have been along for the ride these past months as I’ve shared my experience at indie publishing my novel, TRACKER. So it’s only right that I follow up and tell you what I’ve learned, now that the book is officially out there in the world…
I recently returned from a ten-day camping and hiking trip with my husband. What a reminder that many times the best remedy for our health issues is to simply get out in nature and move our bodies!
As the last weeks of summer heat slow the production in your vegetable garden, opportunity awaits you for a fall and winter crop of cool temperature-loving veggies…will you take advantage?
By sharing my trials, tribulations, victories and insights I hope I can help others find the path to publication without as many of the bumps in the road as I’ve experienced. Others have certainly helped me avoid some pitfalls along the path – and I’d like to play it forward!
Our ancestors had a secret weapon to survive economic hardships…one that most people are missing today…could you survive?
But I haven’t published a book yet. What would I put on a website? This is the question most writers ask when told they need to have a website before their book comes out…
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“If America could be, once again, a nation of self-reliant farmers, craftsmen, hunters, ranchers and artists, then the rich would have little power to dominate others. Neither to serve or to rule: That was the American Dream.”