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When your fears about your writing come true…

HypothyroidWriter.com writing fears blog post Sarah Lentz

Naming the fearsThe other day, I was looking over a mind-map I'd created for my first book and reading the bits about the fears I had with regard to writing and self-publishing it. These (some of them, at least) will no doubt sound familiar: the fear that I'll put months into writing this book only to realize that no one cares to read it -- much less spend money on itthe fear that no matter how much time and effort I put...

Where did my energy go? Don’t make this mistake with adaptogenic herbs!

HypothyroidWriter.com adaptogenic herbs post Sarah Lentz

Beware adaptogenic herbs when you don’t know what effect they’re likely to have on your hormones! For example, if you’re estrogen dominant, it’s probably not a good idea to take an herbal supplement that acts like estrogen in your body or that makes your body produce more estrogen. I have suspected estrogen dominance, based on what I’ve learned of it, but I hadn’t done any research on adaptogenic herbs that could increase the amount of estrogen in the body. So, what...

The Hypothyroid Minimalist

  The Hypothyroid Minimalist I dabble in minimalism. It’s a matter of survival – mainly because keeping more stuff (and keeping it organized) requires more energy than I’m willing to put into housework.  My husband is understandably concerned that, as my writing business grows — and as I write one book after another — my writing will become more important to me than my usual wife- and mother-related duties.  It’s already more important to me than housework. But then, so many...

Designing a new blog header

After spending hours trying out font after font for my new blog’s title, I went to Canva to see if they had a template for creating blog headers. Turns out they do (“Blog Title”). You can see the results at the top of this blog.  Now, when I look at it, I don’t think, “I’m really not sold on that font.” I have the font I wanted – the one I’ve used many times in my blog graphics and which...