Amy Fries

Amy Fries

Amy Fries is an award-winning writer and editor whose articles and essays on lifestyle and workplace issues, psychology, and travel have been published in a variety of magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and literary journals. In addition, Amy has written numerous articles on health and wellness for the website, AchieveSolutions.net. She is the author of Daydreams at Work: Wake Up Your Creative Powers, a book about the valuable role daydreams play in our lives and how to tap into them for ideas, energy, and solutions. It's filled with thought-provoking questions and exercises, and includes discussion guides geared for both book clubs and business groups. Amy began her research into daydreaming and creativity while getting her masters in writing at Johns Hopkins University. Amy is currently the managing editor of the member magazine and social networking website for the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Previously, she was the senior editor at Capital Books. She has also taught writing and literature at George Mason University.

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The Power of Daydreaming

The Power of Daydreaming is a provocative blog about tapping into the "wandering mind" for ideas, energy, and solutions. It examines both the research that highlights the connection between daydreaming and creativity and provides practical advice for making your daydreams work for you in your daily life. The Power of Daydreaming is also about the creative process in general, and how you can learn to nurture, explore, and ultimately develop ideas in ways that open doors in both your life and work.