More than a dozen aspiring and newbie freelance writers gathered in Midtown last night for Ed2010Atlanta’s quarterly speaker series, hosted by Ruksana Hussain. This year’s second session featured The Atlantan Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Davis Smith as the guest speaker.
Stephanie is also Contributing Editor to Jezebel and Executive Editor of Men’s Book Atlanta.
Every morning, my email inboxes are filled with motivational messages from fellow artists, writers and entrepreneurs who are experts in their fields. I have to admit, I love having these little nuggets of knowledge delivered to me without my asking, like a good breakfast in bed. I especially love when a message is seemingly meant for me, something that I can readily apply to my life and is not just interesting to read.
In addition to its moral implications, honesty may very well be the best policy for maintaining a healthy body and mind. According to a first-of-its-kind study titled “Science of Honesty,” lying may wreak adverse effects on your health.
I have a great life filled with wonderful people and unique experiences. Of these experiences, I am especially thankful for the online connections I’ve made with other women writers, bloggers, mothers and entrepreneurs. This cyber sisterhood is a great source of motivation and happiness for me. I am blessed to know of women whose strengths reflect my own, and whose spirits are uplifting.