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How do I Find Bloggers With Similar Interests?


WordPress Reader There are several ways to find these bloggers and since most of you blog with WordPress, people with similar interests should be a bit easier to find thanks to the WordPress reader. When you login and go to wordpress.com, that is what is called your reader which shows you the most recent posts that the…… Continue reading How do I Find Bloggers With Similar Interests?

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What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?


Scrolling through my old posts, I stumbled upon this old jewel. I thought it’d be fun to ask you guys the following questions this year! As of now… 1. What is the best/worst advice you’ve received and why?2. What is something(s) you’d like to tell a newbie at life that you wish you knew? I…… Continue reading What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?

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Take your time off: It belongs to you


“An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.” -Jaime Kurtz This past weekend, I finally got my act together. I sat down and started planning vacations. Yes, multiple ones. I have use or lose days and I am of the firm belief that those earned vacation days are truly earned. You need to take…… Continue reading Take your time off: It belongs to you

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Hello, Friends! Work in Progress


Hello friends! It’s been awhile since we have published here. I have had a bout of wrestling with my computer this past month. I am currently working to get everything back up but in the meantime what is new with you? Feel free to share your recent blog posts and news in the comments below!…… Continue reading Hello, Friends! Work in Progress

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How has Your Writing Voice Changed


Question of the day- How has the tone or message of your writing voice changed? Going through old posts has made me realize how drastically my writing voice has evolved. I can clearly see the times I was experimenting with the different tones and styles of my personal writing. For instance, my current general writing…… Continue reading How has Your Writing Voice Changed

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Five Things to Include on Your New Blog


Congratulations! You have created your first blog. You have probably already chosen your theme and maybe have already written your first post. You may be wondering, what next? There are a few beneficial elements to incorporate into your blog that will help you be successful with whatever blogging goals you may have. This is not one…… Continue reading Five Things to Include on Your New Blog

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44 Things I Learned About Blogging


Engagement is the key to building a community not a group of onlookersBe organized, yet flexibleStick to a schedule but be reasonable with itNever lack zealJust because you feel others don’t do it, doesn’t mean you shouldn’tUse your strengthsAsk even if you feel unqualified- you never know who will say yesBe grateful Build something meaningfulMaster the art of…… Continue reading 44 Things I Learned About Blogging

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Monday Motivation: When Deadlines Have Gone By


                     Working to deadlines is a commendable attitude even for folks not writing for  a magazine or someone else who needs their contribution.                                    When you KNOW the deadline has gone…… Continue reading Monday Motivation: When Deadlines Have Gone By

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Cultivating Imagination During Tough Times


A creative writer needs to stimulate their imagination to enable them to express with words their flair and comprehension.  Stimulating the creative part of our humanity also can be of great assistance when we are faced with certain uncomfortable life situations. ****   I met a young woman in the waiting-room of the Radium Clinic.   …… Continue reading Cultivating Imagination During Tough Times

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Achieving Patience One Day at a Time


These days I’m struggling to be patient. Life has become more like a treadmill path, running without seeing any apparent result. I am sure we all feel more or less the same. After almost one year of lock down, our patience is being tested. I have been focusing and trying really hard to become more…… Continue reading Achieving Patience One Day at a Time

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The Odd Goose


Six thirty in the morning. I’m hobbling as I try to walk my dog. A month ago, I had fallen in the ice storm and injured my ankle and I’m still hurting. Last summer, I was able to walk ten miles a day. Today, I can barely handle one. I feel stupid and horrible and…… Continue reading The Odd Goose

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Motivation Monday: Sweat, Determination and Guts


“Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts”.  Unknown Thank you. Namaste 🙏🙏🙏 PTP   Philo is the man behind Philosophy Through Photography. He is a physician not a philosopher by profession but developed an interest in the philosophy of life. He is into amateur photography…… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Sweat, Determination and Guts