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How to Create a Winning Business Name

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Coming up with a business name is one of the beginning steps for opening up shop. And one of the most important. You can’t hang a sign or start a website titled “To be determined.” Well, you could. But you shouldn’t. Unless you are opening up a sonographer business or something. So far I’ve started 8ish different businesses (one a …

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A Book You Should Read If You Want a Successful Blog!

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Have you ever read those blog success stories that put stars in your eyes? The ones where bloggers have reached an incredibly huge audience; they have become influencers; they speak at conferences and inspire people; they also might make a lot of money. You may see fame, wealth, a community, a place to reach the masses about things that you …

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Stop telling protesters to go home

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Stop telling protesters to go home. Or don’t. It’s your right to speak freely. Protests have sprung up all over the country in light of the recent election. The most common comments that I see on all news outlets are, “Go back home.” “Protesting is worthless.” “You’re wasting your time.” “Sore losers.” “Entitled.” These people don’t seem to comprehend anything …

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It is a dark day for Americans

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It’s a tragic day for millions of people around the world. Some of the feelings that come to mind are devastation. Shock. Fear. Grief. Anger. Blame. (Blaming won’t change anything, but if you need a good, hearty list of who to blame, here it is.) The “American people” have elected a racist, xenophobic, misogynist to the most powerful position in …

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Bringing Forth Your Brilliance

In Environment, Motivation by deepthinkmom0 Comments

The old stories spoke often about medicine. Not the medicine that we know today as an ingestible substance or course of study, but defined by the innate gifts each one of us carry. Native elders taught that some medicine is inborn, as a unique talent or offering we have to share with the world. If we live an intentional life …

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A Call For Humanity – Make Your Voices Heard

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Trigger warning! This video contains graphic images of the effects of trash on wildlife. It’s super sad.This video is “My Call For Humanity” by Jamie Dunmore. It’s incredible. Watch it! “Are possessions an illusion of worth?” he says. It’s easy to be blinded by the collective, and blind to the individual.

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How to Balance Motherhood and Working From Home

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You have several little ones running around your house. You wake up in the morning, get everyone breakfast, play, and connect. You want to check your emails, write a blog post, fill orders from your shop, but how can you do this when your kids are constantly demanding your attention, especially in the younger crowd? As I write this article, …

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People Need to Stop Being Nice

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“That’s not very nice.” “It would be nice if you would do…” “It’s nice to compliment people.” “Not sharing isn’t nice.” “It would be really  nice of you if you would work overtime for me this weekend.” Nice Nice Nice. Nice means to be pleasant or agreeable. Instead of saying “be nice,” how about we say “be authentic.”

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The Power of Brainstorming

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Without ideas, there can be no action. This is especially true in the world of blogging. How can I come up with a bunch of topics to write on so that I’m not constantly feeling around in the dark? Well, the first step is to make sure you are passionate about your vision. Most people can smell spam a mile …