Nancy Blackman
Nancy Blackman
she/her
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

MEDITATIONS

380 stories

Light yellow background with a variety of people wearing funny glasses and making funny faces.
Background has a white heart and sunbeams. In the lower left corner are a srpinkling of red hearts and in the foreground is a yellow daisy plant pushing through street paving,
Sunlight beaming through trees onto a road. Words in lower lefthand corner: A healing journey: moving from devastation and darkness into the light
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

ESSAYS

105 stories

open handcuffs in sand with footsteps. Quote: For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. —Nelson Mandela. What Does it Mean to Be Free? by Nancy Blackman. freedom, independence, oppression
woman wearing long skirt and sleeveless top standing sideways, arms outstretched on a wooden walkway to the beach, sun setting in the distance.
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

REFRESH THE SOUL WRITING PROMPTS

29 stories

silhouette of person looking down at reflection in water wearing black tennis shoes with white soles. Writing on left: Writing Prompt 35: Complete this sentence, “I got where I am today because I am…”
Light blue background, silhouette of fingers holding chess pieces in upper right hand corner, asian woman playing flute in lower right, young boy skateboarding in lower center, black female running with knees high left of skateboarder, paint brushes with paint on far left. Words at top: WRITING PROMPT #34: What is a new skill or talent you would like to learn this year?
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

AFFIRMATIONS

8 stories

background of sand with 3 grey rocks on right and indents in the sand from rocks being moved. In lower right corner is a green leaf. On left are the words: I cannot control what happens, but I can make the best choices for me.
light blue background with globe and a big red heart over the globe and a group of hands making the shape of a heart that frames the red heart. In the bottom right hand corner are the words, “I am surrounded by love everywhere.”
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

POETRY

16 stories

How Will You React to the Stranger? by Nancy Blackman, short story, advent, poem, poetry
Showing up in the Storm Requires Inner Peace by Nancy Blackman, relationships, mother daughter, stroke, mental health
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

SHORT FORM

104 stories

pink and blue watercolor background with quote: If opening your eyes, or getting out of bed, or holding a spoon, or combing your hair is the daunting Mount Everest you climb today, that is OK. — Carmen Ambrosio
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

THYROID / ADRENAL JOURNEY OF HEALING!

17 stories

man lying on light wood floor with plastic wrap around his upper torso, boxes in background. exhaustion, adrenal fatigue, adrenals, recharge, thank you.
people in a yoga class, 3 Critical Reasons for Exercise Provides Amazing Benefits for Hypothyroidism, thyroid, yoga, exercise
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

MEDIUM TUTORIALS

11 stories

Creating URL and Embed Links in Easy Steps! by Nancy Blackman, medium tutorial, writing, hyperlink, embed link
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

AAPI

5 stories

Bridging Cultures and Breaking Barriers: The Inspiring Legacy of Biracial Korean Women Making Herstory by Nancy Blackman, diversity, inclusion, gender politics, feminism
poem on yellow background. Why Do You Hate Us? by Nancy Blackman, AAPI, AAPI heritage month, hate crime
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

HIGHLIGHTS FROM REFRESH THE SOUL WRITERS

15 stories

The Latest at Refresh the Soul by Nancy Blackman, writing, writing prompts, Medium writers
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

FUN & CREATIVE WRITING

1 story

Eesh. Am I Really Doing This? Nancy Blackman, writing challenge, questions
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

WRITING

9 stories

Ok … Yes, I Tried Some AI Writing Software by Nancy Blackman, technology, software, AI, writing
Celebrating One Year on Medium by Nancy Blackman, writing, blogging
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

FOOD IS MEDICINE

41 stories

How Different Cultures Use Herbs — Part V. herbs in bowls. green leaves in white mortar and pestle. herbs. herbal medicine, iran. west asia
How Adaptogenic Herbs Support Your Immune System by Nancy Blackman. light background of faded herbs with green herb leaves on top. herbal medicine, herbs, alternative medicine, fettle, herb and fettle, adaptogens, adaptogenic herbs, immune system
How Adaptogens Help Your Body Adapt. Nancy Blackman. Image of hand on top of herbs in dirt. herbs. herbal medicine. adaptogens. adaptogenic herbs. adrenal glands. adrenals. adrenal fatigue. immunity. immune booster. health. heart health. cognitive function.
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

The Shortform 30-day Challenge

32 stories

The Challenge Will Be Available Forever by Nancy Blackman, brown wood background with lights overhead and sparkle to right. The word “Congratulations” and hands clapping at bottom. writing challenge
What did you want to be growing up? Why? by Nancy Blackman, writing challenge, writing prompt
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

TRAVEL

2 stories

Side of U-Haul truck, traffic, side mirror, sunset. How Driving Cross Country in a Pandemic Made Our Marriage Stronger by Nancy Blackman. travel, cross country travel, driving cross country, pandemic
city street in florence italy at night with people walking around. The Honeymoon That Rebirthed and Empowered My Love of Adventure by Nancy Blackman. travel, honeymoon, florence, italy, adventure
Nancy Blackman

Nancy Blackman

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8X Top Writer. Editor. Writing Coach. Owner of Refresh the Soul publication. Read more of my writing: “Mixed Korean: Our Stories.” https://www.325kamra.org/buy.