Maria Hodnik

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An Open Letter To Donald Trump From Some Angry Women

Dear Mr. Trump... can I call you Mr. Trump? Is that ok? I want you to be happy, that's very important to me.<p>Before I get started, let me say this letter isn't from all women. The Trumpettes surely won't approve of this message. But this is from most women.<p>We see right through you. We have all known …

Why We’re Living in the Age of Fear

Jen Senko believes that her father was brainwashed. As Senko, a New York filmmaker, tells it, her father was a “nonpolitical Democrat.” But then he …

Lake Zurich brothers launch adventure filmmaking business

Brothers Kyler and Kody McCormick have a recipe for people to achieve their ideal life: Get out of your comfort zone, leverage your personal story …

Filmmaking

5 Things to do Everyday for Happiness. Ananda Vrindavanesvari...

5 Things to do Everyday for Happiness.<br>Ananda Vrindavanesvari Devi Dasi: The ancient teachings of the Vedas say there are 5 things humans can do …

Happiness

How to Get an Ivy League Education--for Free

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Upstanders Season 2 | The Starbucks® Channel

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Today we will see a project where sustainability equals sophistication! <i>Christina</i> <i>Menezes Architects</i>, based in Brazil, came with the beautiful concept …

My online business earned $67,000 in 5 days, and it was much simpler than you'd think

I had no idea what it would take to make that kind of money so quickly. Honestly, I didn't think it was possible. It seemed like the type of thing that would happen to someone else, not me.<p>At the very least I thought it would require:<p>After all, that's what I saw other people doing.<p>But I'm happy to …

How to Launch a Successful Startup in Less Than 2 Weeks

With two simple goals, you can get your business momentum in less than two weeks.<p>Millions of people dream of becoming entrepreneurs and starting a business.<p>However, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index Report, only about three in every 1,000 people in the United States start a business every month. …

Six Writing Tips from Jonathan Franzen

by Monica M. ClarkA couple of weeks ago I attended an author talk with Jonathan Franzen at Sixth and I in D.C. A journalist named Marcia Valdes sat …

5 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads for Good

Dermatologists break it down.<p>Dr. Pimple Popper may have turned acne into entertainment, but when the blemishes are on your own face, treatment is decidedly less amusing. Blackheads, in particular, are practically begging to be squeezed, though dermatologists agree that digging up unsightly clogged …

Blackheads

10 Business Ideas You Can Launch in 7 Days - OLBlog

<b>2. “SEO Sweeper</b>.” This blog has 400+posts. What if somebody jumped into my analytics, gave me a quick survey on my best visitors, and re-framed old …

45 Things I Have Learned From Photography

<b>Over the last couple years I have been taking notes on my phone of various thoughts on what I feel have learned from my time in photography. Hard to</b> …

How to Become a Great Storyteller Even if You Hate Public Speaking

Great speakers aren't born, they're made. Here's how I learned to tell a captivating story and improve business communication.<p>As the EVP and CMO of a software company, I'm required to speak--often. I have to face audiences ranging in size from boardrooms to convention halls, and I have to do so in …

These Adorable Drawings About Dating Are Too Real

A photo posted by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Aug 3, 2016 at 2:38am PDT<p>Writer and illustrator Mari Andrew knows how to keep it real when it comes …

10 Tiny Houses You Can Rent (or Even Buy!)

The popular tiny house movement doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. Some people are drawn to it because of its minimalist, eco-friendly benefits, …

Jackson Hole

A Writer’s Guide to Hacking the Reader’s Brain (in 5 Steps)

Question: When you’re lost in a story — any story — what, exactly, is it that has you so mesmerized that the real world seems to have vanished?<p>You may be thinking, <i>Hey, it depends on what kind of story I’m lost in, the genre, whether it’s commercial or literary fiction – sheesh, there’s a long list</i> …

When the Spanish Inquisition expanded to the New World

Centuries before New Mexico became a US state in 1912, it was a frontier of the Spanish Empire. In that role, it became a link in the story of the …

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you start worrying about another project with a …

Time Management

The most famous artists of all time

Most famous artists of all time<p>1<p>Photograph: Shutterstock<p>Leonardo da Vinci<p>The original Renaissance Man, Leonardo is identified with genius, not only …

Achieve Peak Potential With 4 Mental Practices

Can you begin to live your best life ever by applying a series of simple mental techniques in your day-to-day life?<p>Personally, I've been on an evolving journey when it comes to mindset strategies for success. In my twenties, I thought it was all hogwash and I just wanted to learn practical …

Guillermo Del Toro Funds $666 Project After Budding Filmmaker Fan Tweets The Director

On August 8, 2016, 24-year-old Shane Vader launched his Indiegogo campaign to fund a teaser trailer for <i>Higher Powers</i>, a film he had written a script for. The goal was $666.<p>Not long after, the aspiring filmmaker from Minneapolis, who is also inspired by the Coen Brothers and Sam Raimi, contacted his …

Los Angeles

3 Secrets Of Women Men Adore And Never Want To Leave

Are you the type of woman who possess oozing beauty but remained unhappy for several failed relationships? You think you have the wit and glamour but …