Taslim Jaffer


Try-This Tuesday: Take Notice Of The Extraordinary In The Every-Day

The majority of us would like to release our creativity and free our Selves from the structure of our daily routines.  Time is a big issue for most of us…

Introducing: The Old Man Who Lives In My Head

Everyone’s got one; some of us know ours well, others of us are just getting acquainted.  I’m referring to what Julia Cameron calls the Censor in her book, The Artist’s…

The Best Love Letter I Ever Wrote

When my friend came to me with questions about journalling, I was thrilled to have a chance to talk about something I am so passionate about.  For me, writing in…

Try-This Tuesday: Gaining Control Of Your Time

Since the launch of this blog, and even prior to that when I began coaching a friend in journal writing, I have heard expressions like “I hope I can find…

You Have A List – Now What??

If you did the “Try-This” Tuesday task this week, you’re wondering what to do with the list of words I asked you to generate.  First, I’d like you to think…

How My List Was Born

Yesterday I posted my first weekly assignment, known as “Try-This Tuesday“, and I want to share with you a bit of background on how I came up with my own…

A Little P.S.

Excuse me, did I say in my post The Shadow Artist that my brother doesn’t write?  Well, as I was composing that post, he was designing a blog to debut…

Try-This Tuesday: Make A List

“Try-This” Tuesday is short for “I strongly suggest you try this exercise today, which is Tuesday, or at least within the next 24 hours.”  But I think Try-This Tuesday will…

When ME Went “Missing”

My ME went “missing” over time.  I know that I started feeling unsettled when I was about to graduate with my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Linguistics.  I had…

The Shadow Artist

Like you, I am surrounded by wonderfully talented, creative people.  Often, these people’s talents seem to jump right out of them and dance in front of me while the possessor…