All posts tagged: Writing

Be always for learning

I love starting my sentences with the word “and”. But there’s some grammar rule that goes like this: Thou shall not start your sentences with “and”. Oh, really? So you can imagine my disbelief when I heard an English professor say, You can start a sentence with the word “and”. Me: You can?! How did I not know this sooner? And from then on guess what? I use any opportunity I can to start my sentences with and. There’s something rebellious about it. I also learned that the grammar rules that we’re taught in school growing up were meant to help us sound formal. We weren’t taught how to write casual like how we speak in informal settings. I recently read a Ghandi quote about learning and life on Pragati Chauhan’s blog Meldoy of Words that goes like this: Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma gandhi This quote speaks to me because I’ve been reading a book about grammar lately. Yes, I read grammar …

Submit a Guest Post to The Hummingbird’s Journal Blog

Do you love to write? Do you want to make a difference in the world by sharing an uplifting message of hope, wisdom, or inspiration? If so, submit a guest post to The Hummingbird’s Journal Blog. Currently the goal of this blog is to share messages that help heal, transform, and inspire people to love their lives. If you’d like to submit a guest post, please check out the guidelines below: Benefits of Submitting a Guest Post: Your writing will be shared with an audience of 400 readers You can share up to 3 links (to your blog, social media, etc.) Your words will brighten someone’s day! ☀️ Guest Post Submission Requirements: your post should include an uplifting message of hope, wisdom, or inspiration submit unpublished work include a short bio Please Note: the post may be edited for clarity (please submit your most polished work) post submissions may be declined even though you won’t get paid for your submission, you can still benefit from submitting (please refer to the “Benefits of Submitting” section) How …

How journaling transforms your life

Do you want to find the answer to an important life question? Do you want to find your voice? Do you want to transform your life? If so, journaling is the perfect place to start. Listen to your inner wisdom and truth Journaling helps you find the answers that are always always within you, the answers you’ll never find outside yourself. It’s through introspection and analysis that you’re able to listen to and understand your inner wisdom and truth. Sometimes you won’t want to face the truth. Sometimes you’ll come up with excuses for why your inner wisdom is not enough to decide on an answer. But always, with time, you find the answer to the important life question within yourself. Strengthen your unique voice Journaling helps you find your voice. Despite your messiness and imperfection, journaling helps you figure out who you really are at the core. Journaling also helps you explore what you’re not and what you don’t stand for. Journaling helps you honor your journey. Transform your life through self improvement Keeping …