May 1st, 2011
Though our Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge has officially ended because of the beginning of the beautiful new month of May, I’ve got one more prompt for you to consider! Look back upon April and write about your HAWMC experience en masse. Now, don’t worry – you don’t have to write this post today or even …Read More
April 30th, 2011
It’s the last day of April! We finished the Health Activist Writer’s Challenge! Congrats to everyone who made it through and anyone who joined us for a prompt or two.
And though the challenge itself ends today, be sure to stay tuned for the first week of May because, though we’ve got a new theme for May …Read More
April 29th, 2011
Health Cliché. A cliché is “an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has been overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, rendering it a stereotype, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel. The term is frequently used in modern …Read More
April 28th, 2011
“I used to be ____ but I’m not any more.” This is a prompt I am borrowing from an exercise I did once in a writing workshop. The idea is: you start every paragraph of your short story (or your poem) with the sentence “I used to be…” and end each with “but I’m not any more.” Believe it or not – …Read More
April 27th, 2011
Quote prompt! Today use a quote to set you off and writing. Pick a quote that inspires you positively or charges you negatively.
This is a good idea to come back to if you’re ever feeling a bit of Blogger Burnout or just want to give your blogging-engine a jump-start. Grabbing a quote from a …Read More
April 26th, 2011
Spirit Animal Day. A spirit animal (or power animal) is a figure used to represent one’s inner qualities embodied by an animal. Tracing back to ancient spirituality, you can think of it as a patron saint or guardian angel-animal. A spirit or power animal ”guides, helps or protects individuals, lineages …Read More
April 25th, 2011
Red Pen Day. As bloggers, we work to keep our content as relevant and “new” as possible. But sometimes we can benefit from repurposing content we’ve created in the past by giving it a little TLC and perhaps a new coat of paint. You worked hard to create all your blog posts – why not borrow from …Read More
April 24th, 2011
Best Moment of Last Week. What was the best thing that happened to you last week? Did you have an a-ha moment or get great news?
Take 15 minutes and write about it and relive it. What made this moment so great? How does sharing great news or happy thoughts influence your community or blog …Read More
April 23rd, 2011
Dr.Seuss Day! Write a post inspired by the famous children’s author Dr. Seuss known for his children’s books that used lots of made-up words and rhymes. Fun fact(s): In May 1954, Life magazine published a report on illiteracy among school children, which concluded that children were not learning to read because their books were boring. …Read More
April 22nd, 2011
Prescribed! As a counterpoint to some past prompts where we called out some misconceptions and wrote an account of the day there is a cure – today let’s envision our doctors have an idea and prescribe a wacky treatment.
As health bloggers, you have probably tried and written about a number of treatments both pharmaceutical and …Read More