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Communication

By Noor Saadeh |

“Happy talk, keep talking happy talk…” This month’s topic of communication brought this little Rogers and Hammerstein tune to mind. Talking, communication is how a lot of women understand the world. That’s true for me anyway.  This is perhaps one reason why communication breaks down between men and women. Sometimes a gal just has to…

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?stanbul, Turkey - January 16, 2016: Paper cubes with Popular social media services icons, including Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Twitter and a Macbook Pro laptop computer on a wooden desk.
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OVERWHELMED BY SOCIAL MEDIA?

Are you beginning to feel a bit overwhelmed by social media and electronic communication and information? If the answer is, “YES,” this post may be perfect for you. I want to preface this message by stating the obvious: social media and electronic information and communication are viable technological resources that have shaped our culture with…

By MiShonLandry |
Happy muslim changing gears to writing
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Changing Gears

Is it possible to change your career at different stages of life? Of course it is. Think of the young woman that set off for university with no idea in mind of what she wanted to do. She might have been you not so long ago. Maybe she wanted to please her parents, or follow…

By Noor Saadeh |
A resilient leaf cutter ant carrying a huge leaf in his mouth while zipping along the edge of a sidewalk in the Soberania National Forest in Panama. Shallow depth of depth with selective focus on ant and leaf. The speed that the ant was traveling, the limited field of depth and the extremely small size of the subject made this a very gratifying image to capture.
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What Does It Mean to Be Resilient?

This past weekend I did a craft show.  You know, the kind of show where people sell their homemade, homegrown, handmade items to local shoppers looking to buy unique gifts for themselves and their loved ones.  People love them! I love doing them!  And at the same time, this one was a little different for…

By Shankari Paradee |
curiosity. Young Woman standing on the ladder looking with binocular and copy space for your text the Life destination and minimal idea concept.
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The One Question We Should STOP Asking About Careers!

What do you want to be when you grow up?  That’s it. The one question that I am sure I have asked and am sure I was asked as a child growing up. Sure there are some variations of it, what do you want to be or what do you want to do when you…

By Dena Jansen |

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GOLDEN YEARS GOALS

Every year of my young adult life, I reluctantly spent several weeks before year-end writing my goals, specifically my career goals for the coming year. Being the kind of person that always preferred being spontaneous, I thought goal setting was really not my thing. Over time however, my bosses and colleagues drilled into me that…

By Tricia Medrano Bridges |
One African descent woman reaches out her hand asking you to join her as she embraces the nature around her in spring or summer season. She stands on top of a hill. Happiness in nature themes.
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Clearly Define Your Life

Are you “clearly defining” what you want in your life? Webster’s Dictionary states “clear” as (verb) to make free of confusion, doubt, or uncertainty; (adv) in an understandable or distinct manner; (noun) easily understood; without ambiguity. Webster’s Thesaurus synonyms for “define” include: ascertain, assign, call a spade a spade, characterize, construe, decide, describe, designate, detail, determine, exemplify, explain,…

By MiShonLandry |
Red tulips in the setting sun
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The Wisdom of Tulips

A friend of mine recently announced the beginning of Spring on her Facebook page with a post of a tulip. She lives in New York City. It’s been a hard, harsh winter. The promise that the flowering tulip brought her was worth sharing with the world. Earth awakening and winter retreating brings delight to everyone…

By Michele Gooch |
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Touched By Wanderlust

Touched by Wanderlust My “affliction” of Wanderlust began at a very young age. By the time I was 4 years old, I had lived in a small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains, on a Texas army base and a college town in Central Texas. Every year, my family traveled the entire month of August…

By Tricia Medrano Bridges |