Dedra Linn

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Don’t Make These 4 Common Short Story Mistakes

by Emily WenstromShort stories are a great way to hone your craft and snag bylines from literary magazines (and hey, they’re also a ton of fun to …

INFOGRAPHIC: Why are my plants turning yellow?

Even the greenest of thumbs are sometimes puzzled by their plants’ yellow leaves, but that yellow pattern can actually tell you a lot about what kind …

Dear Self-Published Author: Do NOT Write Four Books a Year

No matter what experts tell you, no matter what trends, conventional wisdom, social media chatter or your friends in the Facebook writers group insist upon, do NOT write four books a year. I mean it. Don't.<p>Unless they're four gorgeously written, painstakingly molded, amazingly rendered and …

Self-Mastery: The Key to Peace, Happiness, & Freedom

Many of my readers tell me they feel stressed by their own mental patterns like perfectionism, worry, and self-doubt and emotional states like anger, …

This nighttime routine will help you be more productive in the morning

This way you can get the rest you need, and you will be prepared for an energetic and focused tomorrow.<p>The Nightly Routine doesn't have to be as long as the morning  —  mine is only around 15 minutes or so; however, I wake up feeling refreshed and ready to crush the day.<p>After recently writing a …

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Witches of Seattle Tell Us About the Appeal of Magic

"I would define magic as the purest form of love and joy and sharing it in a way that is intentional, that thrives."<p>Photos by Allyce Andrew<p>Surrounded by sage smoke and honking geese at the base of Mount Si, we spread our arms out like crosses as Aubrey Rachel Violet Bramble, a witch dressed in an …

How to grow orchids at home

You don't need a green thumb to make them re-bloom. Promise.<p>You went to the grocery to get a quart of milk and came home with an orchid. How did that …

10 Reasons Why People Who Like Sleeping Naked Are Healthier People

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Dark Buddhism

<i>Introduction</i><p>I began as an Objectivist. Like many members of my generation, I discovered Ayn Rand in college, initially reading <i>The Fountainhead</i> and …

Healing & Spirituality | 13 Buddhist Antidotes to Anger

Home > Healing & Spirituality<p>13 Buddhist Antidotes to Anger<p>Source: http://www.peaceful-traveler.com/Buddhism/life/, April 2, 2015<p>Here is a summary of …

The Persistent Illusion that Prevents Personal Growth

further: feature<p>You might think that a solid, enduring self is the key to happiness and personal growth. But in fact, it’s just the opposite.<p>Let’s go …

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