Janis Cooke Newman is the author of the memoir The Russian Word for Snow, and the novels Mary; Mrs. A. Lincoln, and A Master Plan for Rescue. She is a member of the San Francisco Zen Center.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.
— Shunyru Suzuki
We know that practicing mindfulness meditation lowers stress, improves health, strengthens relationships, and increases happiness. But did you know that practicing mindfulness can also make you a more creative and skillful writer?