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The quote that helped me with my anxiety

From staring at the clock until the end of <i>every</i> Tornado Watch, to thinking “uh oh, I’m pregnant!” while still a virgin (true story); you could say …

Crazy good: How mental illnesses help entrepreneurs thrive

Michael A. Freeman had long noticed that entrepreneurs seem inclined to have mental health issues.<p>The clinical professor of psychology at UC-San Francisco’s medical school spent a decade at a company where his clients were the founders of businesses. He estimates that about a third of them seemed …

How to Write Good

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

7 Powerful Things Successful People Do At The End Of Each Day

There are a lot of habits successful people follow, either naturally or through sheer discipline, that help <i>make</i> them successful. If you use the same …

Success

Required Reading from Journalism Professors

Below, six syllabi from journalism professors on what you should be reading.<p>“The purpose of this course is to teach students how to write publishable …

Top 10 Quotes On First Drafts

<b>Spanish speaker? Many thanks to Sergio from Bloguionistas for translating this post into Spanish! READ IT HERE.</b><p>If like me you’re struggling with an …

How To Write a Journal and Why You Should Start Today

Do you want to know how to write a journal?<br>Are you struggling to write regular entries?<br>Would you like to use journal writing to become more creative …

Creative Writing

Five Lessons I Learned in Screenwriting Lab

As a Project Involve Fellow, I learned how to keep a short short, to think about distribution before I ever put pen to paper and that tenacity is a …

Independent Film

An Oregon Road Trip That Has Everything

Up in the air about your next vacation? Here’s a little secret: You can’t go wrong with a southern Oregon road trip. It’s literally got a little bit …

7 Steve Jobs quotes that could change your life

He came, he saw, he conquered…and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …

Susan Sontag on Storytelling, What It Means to Be a Moral Human Being, and Her Piercing Advice to Writers

“Love words, agonize over sentences. And pay attention to the world.”<p><b>Susan Sontag</b> (January 16, 1933–December 28, 2004) spent a lifetime contemplating the role of writing in both the inner world of the writer and outer universe of readers, which we call culture — from her prolific essays and talks …

Literature

The planet won’t notice you recycle, and your vote doesn’t count

<b>(homydesign via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>But you should do it anyway. The definitive guide to screaming at, coping with, and profiting from climate change<p>Gernot Wagner • Martin L. Weitzman<p>March 29, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet”<p>Your vote …

Climate

11 Writing Tips That Will Change Your Life

by Marcy McKayThere seems to be two different camps regarding the writing process. One adheres to a strict regime of rules and writing tips to …

Mark Cuban Shares the Most Important Lesson He Learned in His 20s | Inc.com

Shortly after Mark Cuban got his bachelor's degree from Indiana University in 1981, he moved in with some friends in Dallas and became a bartender.<p>After getting sick of making drinks, Cuban worked at a PC software business, where he built up a strong clientele but provoked his boss to fire him for …

This Personality Trait Leads To Wealth And Happiness; Do You Have It?

Dear Business Owner,<p>The last time we talked, I know I was pretty hard on you, telling you the 7 Reasons You Won’t Ever Be Successful.<p>But I want to make it up to you. And I think I can.<p>Let’s leave the past behind us. No hard feelings, okay? Let’s focus on the future. On what you <i>can</i> do to be …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

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Why Selfishness Is A MUST For Happiness

<i>‘No matter what you decide to do or where you decide to go, the main thing is that you are happy doing so.’</i><p>Pursue Your Passion<p>My mother Patricia used …

The Salt of the Earth: A Documentary About the Work of Photographer Sebastião Salgado

<i>The Salt of the Earth</i> is a documentary film released last year by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, the son of renowned Brazilian photographer …