The Written Compass

Hosted ByDr. Shana Hartman

A podcast for inspiration, education, and activation of powerful new narratives in the world of business and life from heart-centered folks just like you.

Episode 28: Why Do You Write?

I LOVE writing. I LOVE teaching. I LOVE being an embodied writing coach. Why do you write or love writing? Asking yourself “why” can be a very powerful tool when it comes to tackling the writing of your book. Trust me when I say that the “why” is the fuel to your writing flame. In this episode, I’m going to share a simple exercise you can do to really suss out the “why” behind your writing.

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Shana Hartman is a Ph.D. turned embodied writing coach. Her 15+ years of experience as an English professor informs her work now as the CEO of Synergy Wellness, a multifaceted company that serves her local community of Shelby, NC through massage and BodyMind Coaching, and Synergy supports others virtually through coaching programs focused on using the wisdom of the body as a guide for creating an abundant life. Her favorite way to listen and get embodied is through writing! She is most known for supporting heart-centered business owners in getting their amazing messages out into the world in a powerful book. When not coaching and working with her clients, she can be found hanging with her family of five in her 1924 home in Shelby or exploring a new city with her hubby, Jeff. Connect with Shana on Instagram @shanahartman_