Speaking (and writing!) what matters most…

We have all heard the expression, “it’s not what you say, but how you say it that matters most.”  I believe the same is true in our writing.  If we take the time to get in touch with the emotional charge (energy) that lies behind our thoughts, before they become words, putting ourselves in the other’s shoes, what comes out in our writing is loving and kind…(even if it is not pleasant to write about or to even speak about).  When we aim or writing in this direction it is not so much about “winning” (I can’t say that word now without picturing Charlie Sheen!) but about creating a sacred space for you to write, communicate and share.  Today make a conscious effort and intention to make yourself heard (either by the spoken or written word) in a manner that is nonthreatening, nonshaming and peaceful.

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"Because of Tammy I have found confidence in my writing and feel blessed to be honored in such a way. I have found my voice. I have found freedom! I recommend anyone for whatever reason to expand their life and sign up for her writing workshops or classes. You'll be amazed at how good you are and how everyone has a story worth telling. Sign up and set your voice free!"
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Tammy L. Coia is an AWA Affiliate, certified to lead workshops in the AWA method as described in Writing Alone & With Others by Pat Schneider, Oxford University Press.

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