The first one of 2018! 1. “The future has an ancient heart.” The first time I read this quote by painter, writer and activist Dr. Carlo Levi, it was in a book called Dear Sugar, by Cheryl Strayed. (She’s the woman who wrote Wild.) Like most quotes, it means different things to different people. Show More Summary
Glennon Doyle and Abby Wambach asked fans to raise $300,000 in 24 hours. With help from Brene Brown, Cheryl Strayed and more, the nation delivered.
We often fly through our lives without stopping to appreciate them. It’s important to reflect on the decisions that have... The post Not All Who Wander Are Really Lost appeared first on Lifehack. Cheryl Strayed recounts her 1,100-mile hike in 'Wild'. This film is for you if you've ever needed to escape or reflect on the impact of your actions.
Clinton is a woman who had whacked the weeds to blaze her own trail
Cheryl Strayed’s popular ‘Dear Sugar’ advice column has become a play. But while readers’ problems on the page can be compulsive, on stage they can feel listless and gloopy.
In the spirit of “Dear Sugar,” an honest confession: Up till now, I’ve steered clear of the work of Cheryl Strayed. I’m skeptical of Passion Planners, and I make a sharp turn in Barnes & Noble when I encounter the table displaying Eat, Pray, Love and The Desire Map. Really, ... More »
At the first preview of the Public Theater’s encore staging of Tiny Beautiful Things, Cheryl Strayed sat in the audience watching herself reveal some of her most personal experiences onstage. The Cheryl onstage is played by Nia Vardalos, who adapted the series of advice columns collected in Strayed’s book Tiny Beautiful Things, into ... More »
“You don’t have to immediately quit your job to become a writer. You need only to start writing.” The New York Times transcribes an excerpt from the “Dear Sugars” podcast with Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond. For more writerly advice,...Show More Summary
In “Between Them,” the author of “The Sportswriter” imagines his mother and father, both as they seemed to him in life and who they were beyond his view.
Elizabeth Schwartz wants to make it very clear that she didn’t decide to hike the entire Pacific Crest Trail because of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild. “My motivation was very different,” says Schwartz. “I wasn’t looking to find myself or look through emotional baggage. Show More Summary
“One of the scariest things in our lives is actually doing what we know we want to do.” – Cheryl Strayed If you’re interested in the creative process of a famed author, jumpstarting your own creation, note taking, list making, or simply handling hard emotions, this episode is for you. Recorded in front of a […]
Reese Witherspoon loves to read! In case you haven't noticed, she also loves to turn her favorite books into movies and shows. She did it with Cheryl Strayed's Wild and has now brought Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies to the small screen on HBO! So in honor of her 41st birthday today, check out all the books she's [...]
Cheryl Strayed wrote for years before having a bestselling book. She knew the important thing was writing every day.
“Hello Fear, Thank you for being here. You’re my indication that I’m doing what I need to.” – Cheryl Strayed Fear It is an unpleasant emotion. One that serves an important function in protecting us from harm. Yet, in today’s society it tends to do more harm than good. Show More Summary
Time to embrace your inner Cheryl Strayed.
Author and advice columnist Cheryl Strayed is doing pretty well for herself now, but she tells the explicit story of falling down a financial hole to get there. Read more...
Dollar figures can be misleading. That was the disheartening lesson learned by Cheryl Strayed, the New York Times best-selling author of Wild, in 2003 with her debut novel, Torch. Despite receiving a sizable-seeming advance for the book, she remained deeply in debt for years — even as Wild, her subsequent ... More »
In 2012, a month after the publication of her memoir, Wild, Cheryl Strayed was on a book tour, soaking up the wonder of her first big success as an author, when her husband texted her to say that their rent check had bounced. “We couldn’t...Show More Summary
This play at the Public Theater, based on Cheryl Strayed’s book, is a handkerchief-soaking meditation on pain, loss, hope and forgiveness.
Adapted from Cheryl Strayeds book of the same name, the Public Theaters Tiny Beautiful Things is a collection of stories that are sometimes moving, often insightful, and occasionally funny.