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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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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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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 8: Becoming a Blogger


       I will always be grateful to The Author Learning Centre based in the U.S.A. and a young man who only knew me through my book Beyond the Ashes. I had been given a subscription to this writer’s centre which was more about marketing than what I was really seeking.          This young man…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 8: Becoming a Blogger

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Forging Success Through Failure


It sounds like a complete paradox that we would make or forge success through failure in life, but it is true in its meaning and application. Fear is one of the main pitfalls to success in any endeavor you will take on. The definition of success, fear, and failure is subjective, meaning that each might look a little different for every person. I believe it is essential that we clearly define what success looks like and understand what might hold us back from it. Fundamentally, without failure, there would be no progression towards success.

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Motivation Monday: If You Are Not Where You Want To Be


“If you are not where you want to be, do not quit. Instead reinvent yourself and change your habits.” Eric Thomas I am Coreen Kuhn, a photographer, and lover of everything beautiful. I love to travel and capture nature and beautiful landscapes.I am a mother to two sons 20 and 19. I got engaged in…… Continue reading Motivation Monday: If You Are Not Where You Want To Be

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Service to Others is Indeed Service to Ourselves


We can talk about the positive effects of selfless actions for hours and today I will point out some of those which I have experienced in my life. However, looking at the world around us can give us a good estimation what can greed do to a society. 1. Service gives us perspective It happens…… Continue reading Service to Others is Indeed Service to Ourselves

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 6


      A wonderful opportunity was offered to me at the end of the same year I wrote the short story about the horse sitting on my Mum’s car.  It was a true story!       Because the short story amused the wife of our small community local Mayor, she phoned me and suggested I apply for…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 6

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Motivation Monday: Good Decisions Aren’t Always Simple


"Nobody says that good decisions are always simple, but they are necessary for success.”-Unknown What decisions do you need to make today? Click here to join our community and be notified of new helpful posts and exclusive content by email!

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Baptizing the Royal Grump


I woke up on the wrong side of the world this morning.  Just nothing felt right.  Nothing seemed to be going right.  I just wanted to shrink away from the world and hide my head under my covers and be left alone. Yup.  I was a grump. A royal grump. But hiding under the covers…… Continue reading Baptizing the Royal Grump

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Who will Remember me? Who will say Kind Words About me?


I recently had a conversation with a much older friend, about what truly define us, what we would be remembered by; it’s not by our zip code, nor socioeconomic status, etc, but the impact we’ve made on others.  This made me think at the present moment in time. I am not perfect nor has been…… Continue reading Who will Remember me? Who will say Kind Words About me?

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Motivational Monday: Give Yourself the Gift of Traveling Light


Happy Monday! If you wish to travel far and light. Take off all your envies, jealousy, un-forgiveness, selfishness, and fears. ~Glenn Clark Give yourself the gift of traveling light. What thing will you strive to lose this year? We would love to write more content that you want to read! Please click her to take…… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Give Yourself the Gift of Traveling Light

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What are Your Blog Goals?


Happy new year! I hope you have had an enjoyable New Year so far! I have been enjoying a break to reflect and determine how to best move forward. As I was reading other bloggers goals for 2021, it made me wonder what are your blog goals for this year? What are the things you…… Continue reading What are Your Blog Goals?

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Motivation Monday: When You do the Right Thing


“When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.”― Roy T. Bennett Click here to join our community and be notified of new helpful posts and exclusive content by email!

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Staying Organized and On Budget: Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals


The holidays are almost here! How are you preparing for the gift giving season? If you are having trouble staying on budget, you are not alone! Here are some tips to help you stay on track. 1. Start With an Emergency Fund Whether you call it a “Rainy Day Fund”, “Emergency Fund”, or “Oh Shoot!”,…… Continue reading Staying Organized and On Budget: Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals

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Your Feedback is Welcome!


Thank you so much for being a part of our community! My hope is to build a community that is both enlightening and engaging. As such, it is incredibly important to hear from you, our reader, so that we can continue to produce content that you want to see. Please help us with this by…… Continue reading Your Feedback is Welcome!

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 3


Like an unsharpened pencil.   I still did not find my own voice. I thought working on a newspaper would lead me to fulfill my writing dreams. I loved newspaper life. I loved the pace and the ever changing of news day by day. I loved working with journalists. I worked for a season as a…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 3