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Self Care for Authors and Writers
July 23 @ 12:00 pm
Discover how to choose yourself with Debra Eckerling (Your Goal Guide) and moderator Elise Marie Collins (Super Ager).
Personal and professional goals are often intertwined.
When you feel good – and prioritize self-care – you are happier, more productive, and feel like you can do anything … or at least finish that book, essay, article, screenplay, etc. that you have been meaning to complete!
To help you prioritize self-care, the Women’s National Book Association – San Francisco chapter put together a panel of amazing experts for a Lunch N Learn.
Debra Eckerling, founder of the D*E*B METHOD® and author of Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning, and Achieving Your Goals
Saeeda Hafiz, holistic yoga, nutrition, and wellness educator and author of The Healing: One Woman’s Journey from Poverty to Inner Riches.
Dr. Meg Haworth, transpersonal psychologist, holistic nutritional chef, and author of Get Well Now; Healing Yourself with Food and The Power of the Mind
Mytrae Meliana, founder of Temple of Sound Healing and Brown Skin Girl: An Indian-American Woman’s Magical Journey from Broken to Beautiful.
Moderator: Elise Marie Collins, President of the WNBA-SF Chapter and author of Super Ager
Discover how to:
Decide what self-care goals are right for you
Find better work-life-writing balance
Goal-setting expert Debra Eckerling is the award-winning author of Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning, and Achieving Your Goals (2021 IPPY Silver Medalist, Self-Care) and founder of the D*E*B METHOD®, which is her system for goal-setting simplified. A professional writer, communications specialist, and project catalyst, she works with individuals and businesses to set goals and manage their projects through one-on-one coaching, workshops, and online support. Deb is also the founder of Write On Online, a website and community for writers, creatives, and entrepreneurs, as well as host of the #GoalChat Twitter chat, GoalChatLive show, and The DEB Show podcast. She is Vice President of the WNBA-Los Angeles Chapter.
Saeeda Hafiz is a yoga teacher and wellness expert with certifications from the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and the Natural Gourmet Institute. As a holistic health educator with the San Francisco Unified School District, she focuses on sharing her knowledge of physical and mental wellness with diverse groups. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. The author of The Healing: One Woman’s Journey from Poverty to Inner Riches.
Dr. Meg Haworth is the founder of The Holistic Academy of Intuitive arts and sciences with a signature course, “Evolving Intuition: Building Self Trust for Life.” She is a transpersonal psychologist and holistic nutritional chef. Holistic medicine is her world and helping people heal the connection between trauma and illness is her specialty. Meg’s latest book is Get Well Now; Healing Yourself with Food and The Power of the Mind. She’s had over a dozen chronic illnesses and traumas that she healed with holistic methods and has had the pleasure of helping thousands of others do the same over the last two decades.
Mytrae Meliana (pronounced “My-thray-yee”) is a women’s empowerment and spiritual teacher, holistic psychotherapist, trauma expert, speaker, and author. She empowers women to heal from trauma, liberate themselves from patriarchy, and connect with the Divine Feminine so they can live true, bold, inspired lives. Mytrae is also Founder of Temple of Sound Healing, which offers sound healing trainings and Certifications for health/wellness practitioners and social justice community leaders. A WOC immigrant from India, Mytrae shares her story of healing, empowerment, and awakening in her memoir Brown Skin Girl: An Indian-American Woman’s Magical Journey from Broken to Beautiful. She healed from Lyme disease using holistic and spiritual healing modalities
Elise Marie Collins, the current president of the WNBA-SF chapter, teaches yoga online right now and lives in a multi-generational household with her parents. She writes about yoga, Ayurveda and aging (healthfully). Her latest book is Super Ager, You Can Look Younger, Have More Energy, A Better Memory, and Live a Long, and Healthy Life.
You Can Look Younger, Have More Energy, a Better Memory, and Live a Long and Healthy Life
Super Ager has everything you need to know to “live long and prosper”; from movement, diet, fasting, brain and memory health to the major impact of relationships on longevity.
Filled with science, suggestions for gentle daily movement, natural remedies and modern wisdom, Super Ager is a practical and concise guide to optimal aging. Yoga instructor, nutrition expert and healthy living blogger Elise Marie Collins has compiled a comprehensive look at what “Super Agers” are doing to live long and prosper. Learn about movement at any age, brain fitness and memory maintenance, foods, vitamin and mineral content cues and clues, and what they do to promote health, prevent disease, and decrease and reverse symptoms of illness.
A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals
Start with a plan. One of the biggest reasons goals fail is that we often don’t put enough thought into what we really want before diving in. Your Goal Guide by Debra Eckerling starts with that first, crucial step: figuring out your goals and putting a plan in place. As a professional writer, communications specialist, and project catalyst with more than 20 years of experience, Eckerling is prepared to help you achieve success.