Ruth Nicholas

Decision-less Choices

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For the first part of our life all of our decisions are made for us. Including our birth. We didn't ask to be here, we just became. One day. Without our consent. - March 17, 2022

I am a very indecisive person. 

(just figuring out how to begin this post has taken me way too much time and energy)

It dawned . . .

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April 09, 2022

Holding the Reigns

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Life might feel like it just happens and we have to maneuver around the obstacles, figure out how to stay afloat and stay sane at the same time. But we always hold the reigns, whether we see that or not. - March 10, 2022

Lately I have been teaching myself to "see" the reigns. Acknowledge that I am holding them, and have the . . .

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March 13, 2022

Branded

Do it uncomfortable...

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Lately I have become obsessed with mental blocks. Specifically, my own.  

My entire life I've had passionate aspirations... I want to be a writer, a photographer, an artist, a "creative". And I'm very curious about my resistance. That thing I can't quite reach.

I try. I stop. I start again. I stop. I try once more.

I . . .

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April 24, 2021

Reboot

Well, 2020 knocked me out cold. Not sick, I just fell silent. My processing system went down.

I of course was not alone, literally everyone in the world was effected in one way or another. For me it killed my writing, my creativity. I could barely think straight. And the worst part being that I had just announced publicly (with zealous . . .

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March 08, 2021

Begin It Now

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It's tricky starting something new. But it can be even trickier getting to Day One.

I have always been inspired by this quote...

Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic, and power in it. Begin it now. - W.H. Murray

It stirs me up. It strengthens my resolve.

Many moons ago I . . .

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February 29, 2020

Game Changer!

Removing the hair-tie...

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It was the day before Thanksgiving.

Sitting in a swivel chair, my head down. Snip snip snip… I watch as my hair falls to the floor. A striking picture of an Italian actress with pin straight hair and full bangs sits on the work station beside me.

My mind races… terror and excitement run rampant.

I’m . . .

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January 31, 2020

Consistency

Reversing a Bad Habit

It has been over a year since I last wrote, and it's driving me nuts that I can't create a habit to write.

Apparently I have no problem not writing on a consistent basis, clearly I have that habit down pat. But how to reverse this?

I guess the question is, what's stopping me?

I want to create a habit to write but in reality, where . . .

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May 02, 2019

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