My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Positive and motivational!
This book takes us on a journey in the author's life and examines the troubles she has faced due to her mental health issues. Depression and anxiety often go hand in Read more of this blog post »
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The bane of the writers existence. This week I have been dealing with some major writers block about both writing and the editing stories I have been working on. The blankness of the mind is not something that is only for writers we all get it. That moment of having no creativity or inspiration forRead more of this blog post »
We are all living through this pandemic but we deserve more than just living, our children deserve to thrive. This website is one of those gems where you can find advice and insight. We are not going through this alone.Read more of this blog post »
Let’s face it, bathrooms are an important part of our homes. They get a lot of use and they serve many purposes. You want your bathroom to function well and look great. You want to be able to get ready for your day but you also want to be able to enjoy the experience. That […]
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A class divided is a social experiment and lesson practiced by Jane Elliot in her class of third-grade students. The experiment focuses on teaching the basics of discrimination to a group of young children, who don’t understand words like ‘racism’, ‘discrimination’, and ‘partiality’.
Most white childRead more of this blog post »
There are times that the losses are bold, in your face or hard to ignore.
They activate a lump in your throat or pit in the stomach. Waves of grief-like emotions such as pain or sorrow crash into your life. Tears flow.
But, it’s the little losses…things that slip from our lives without notice or oftRead more of this blog post »
i approach a field. a black piano waits
cypress and golden rose, plucked at the chill sunsetting,
laurel, amaracus, and dark december vine
on the uncovered flesh of anyone brave
going back to the root is stillness
chilled in the path of darkness
asking to be bent, taken by firelight
freedom from fear, puriRead more of this blog post »
This month, I talk about sameness vs. difference and what we find creepy about both. I was definitely inspired by the movie Vivarium, which I watched during a Shudder free trial.
(Ulimate verdict on Shudder: not worth it, because it has almost none of the classics, but there’s some hidden gems. As tRead more of this blog post »
What could be better than a book-themed tag? The answer is chocolate. And potatoes. But neither of them make a...Read more of this blog post »
Hey, how are ya?!
Here is a special guest post from Mekayla Holm! Mekayla is 23-years-old and from Saint Paul, Minnesota. She is a recent college graduate from St. Catherine University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science.
Mekayla, like me, suffeRead more of this blog post »
Name a fond flashback that helps define you?
Yesterday I took liberties to ask for feedback and created a poll. Now, I'm going to give you a glimpse of my past. This is a cliff's notes version of events that helped form who I am today. It's a quick read. Here's my Flashback!
First year of writing serRead more of this blog post »
Smooth Jazz and More has been issued a seven-day suspension from Twitter due to a “Terms of Service” violation. The suspension began last night and will continue thru May 20.
If you follow us on Twitter, then you probably know we are very active because of our progressive stand on all things poliRead more of this blog post »
squeeze the spot where the cats used to run with no pyjamas, i once knew a man called something rather different and never got over it, you need to know where your slide rule is, maybe, idk, but, don’t forget… ************ there is a mirror, near the sea, somewhere near the horizon, forget howRead more of this blog post »
Renée des Lauriers
Publication date: May 25th 2021
Genres: New Adult, Urban Fantasy
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Dark powers she can’t control. Deadly hunters tracking her down. Can she rip the target off her back before it turns fatal?
Jun Bear has lived with bad luck all her life. An
April just flew by for me, but it was a good month full of favorites. It was my birthday month to boot, so I got lots of fun goodies. Jeff and I are at that stage in life when we enjoy just getting some extra spending money so we can buy what we want. I […]
The post April 2021 Favorites appeared fRead more of this blog post »
As a Transformational Life Coach, many of my coaching clients are seeking ways to discover how they can be more present in their lives.
But my work doesn’t necessarily stop with my life coaching clients!
Case in point, the moment that happened recently with my sweet husband…Presents versus Presence ak Read more of this blog post »
Sadhana should be performed in a quiet place. There should not be any interruptions. If you live in a home, you should set aside a well-ventilated space for Sadhana. No one should be allowed to enter the room. It should be kept under lock and key.
Even your partner, children, anRead more of this blog post »
One of the truest statements I’ve ever heard is “if you want to learn something, teach it.” Much of my teaching career has been built upon that premise, and it’s stretched my mind and talents far beyond what I thought I was capable of achieving.
A young education major at the local liberal arts collRead more of this blog post »
‘Don’t sell me. I’ve sold myself. Just let me buy. That’s what I need.’ Is this not the kind of message that rings in your mind when someone tries to sell you? So what happens when you try to sell someone? Just the same thing. That would be dangerous for your businessRead more of this blog post »
I know some of you found me via my romance books, under Darlene Everly, and some of you found me via my sci-fi fantasy, under J. Darlene Everly, and I have thus far only had the exclusive novella ebook of The Lost Chapter for those of you signing up for the newsletter.
That will Read more of this blog post »
El viaje de Nedrask a Uterra es largo. Podría ser más corto si seguir el curso hacia el suroeste del río De Laid fuese seguro, pero transitar por la frontera, tan cerca de la presencia de los bárbaros del Lago de Cristal, es peligroso. Ello obliga a hacer un rodeo hacia el i Read more of this blog post »
Dear readers, I continue to introduce you to excerpts from my book "Angels drink milk".
Korean youth in the pursuit of invented ideals, wealth, external well-being, high status in society forget about simple things: caring for loved ones, tenderness in relationships, kindness, forgiving mistRead more of this blog post »
On 27 May 2021, after two years of work, Think Like a Vegan will be published and available in all bookshops!!!
We’re ready to celebrate.
Join us for our Publication Day party on the 27th May at 7.30pm BST on Zoom. Kip from Messy Vegan Cook will be our host chatting with Eva and me. Be the first to hRead more of this blog post »
The new Nike ad campaign is sure to inspire you. Nike has taken on a refreshing approach to sports in its new ad campaign. In its “Play New” ad campaign, Nike is celebrating the spirit of not being so good in sports. The 60-second ad campaign doesn’t speak of the same old “Going against all odds […]Read more of this blog post »
Almost every brain injury survivor will need to deal with fatigue following their Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Headway UK states that ‘it is the most commonly cited effect of brain injury reported by the 11,000 callers to our helpline each year’1.
Fatigue caused by an illness or injury iRead more of this blog post »
A plea for artistic freedom or the undisciplined meanderings of an overactive mind?
How many creatives like to always make work that fits into the same style or genre? How many visual artists want to continue using the same media throughout their career? How many musicians want their music to be routRead more of this blog post »
Waarom de Dag van de Zorg zo weinig aandacht kreeg
Afgelopen woensdag, 12 mei, was het de geboortedag van Florence Nightingale en meteen Dag van de Zorg- en Verpleegkundigen. Dat is opvallend geruisloos voorbij gegaan. Noch in de geschreven media, noch op TV werd er enige aandacht aan besRead more of this blog post »
I have decided to challenge myself by entering writing contests. For those familiar with my fiction and nonfiction books, you know that I love entering sweepstakes. However, they are usually just fill out a form with your information, submit, and wait to see if you win a prize. A contest is differenRead more of this blog post »
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