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Why Some People Always Seem to Push Your Buttons

<b>“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” ~Buddha</b><p>I always felt invisible whenever my husband and I got together …

Cleopatra

• <b>Author:</b> Stacy Schiff<p>The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt.<p>Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was …

Committed

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth Gilbert<p><b>The #1 New York Times bestselling follow-up to Eat, Pray, Love--an intimate and erudite celebration of love—from the author of Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.</b><p>At the end of her bestselling memoir <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>, Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a …

Living with a Wild God

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara Ehrenreich<p>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Nickel and Dimed</i> comes a brave, frank, and exquisitely written memoir that will change the way you see the world.<p>Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the most important thinkers of our time. Educated as a scientist, she is an author, …

This Is Scientific Proof That Happiness Is A Choice

One theory in psychology research suggests that we all have a happiness "set-point" that largely determines our overall well-being. We oscillate around this set point, becoming happier when something positive happens or the opposite, afterwards returning to equilibrium.<p>But this set-point, to a …

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

What Makes Life Worth Living: Create Tiny Epic Moments

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>What do you think you’ll see as you lie dying?<p>Upon first …

How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

This creative dessert recipe will take your taste buds for a super-fun ride.<p>Calling all ice cream lovers! Want to learn how to make your own ice cream at home, but don't have an expensive ice cream maker? We've got a genius recipe for you that doesn't require anything fancier than a blender and a …

3 Great Sources of Social Media Inspiration

October 2, 2013<p>Share<p>Another day, another Tweet. Or maybe it’s 10 Tweets? Or 25?<p>Maintaining social media accounts involves a lot more than just firing …

Social Media

3 Types of Facebook Marketing Content Mistakes to Avoid

It’s been almost a year when I started to do social media marketing. Back during the day, I thought my job would be mainly posting on a client’s …

7 creative ways brands are using Vine

How would you use six seconds of looping, short-form video to engage your customers?<p>Businesses have been coming up with creative and interesting ways …

The 10 Step Framework for Building a Blog with Big Foundations

Nineteen with little money. Need wheels? So you buy a car that promises much but breaks down when getting to that important meeting or date that …

Discovery Life Videos

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Social-Media Marketing Plan

Ever heard the saying "Failing to plan is planning to fail?" That old but wise adage often rings true when it comes to social media marketing. Creating a detailed, goal-oriented social-media strategy is just as important as having a rock solid business plan.<p>"If your social-media plan is to just …

Social Media

5 tips for leaders on Twitter

As I read about the perils of a company being a social media holdout, I was struck by how many business leaders are social media holdouts. Did you …

Manufacturing Creativity to Get Past Writer’s Block

Finding creativity when you’re stuck in the swamp<p>Writer’s block is the white-knuckle nightmare of writers everywhere. The problem is not the getting …

Writer's Block

Social Media Marketing: The Ultimate Guide (2017 Edition)

Perhaps one of the biggest human flaws is that we tend to be a bit impatient.<p>We speed date, eat fast food, use emojis instead of words, pay for …

10 Smart Tips for Creating, Marketing and Sharing Content on Twitter - Jeffbullas's Blog

Twitter, the online texting service on steroids at only 140 characters is often a challenge for those with a traditional marketing mindset. It’s more …

3 Social Media Tools to Identify Influential Bloggers - Jeffbullas's Blog

Who would have known that the popularity of blogs would grow to reach such mammoth levels.<p>Social media has revolutionized the way we communicate, …

Content Marketing 101: All You Need To Know To Grow Your Business

It was a paperback book that someone I trusted and respected had recommended.<p>Its title was good but not <i>great</i>.<p>The headline wasn’t so compelling that …

6 Key Tips to Optimize Your Social Media Marketing - Jeffbullas's Blog

Social media has become an essential asset for marketing. So how can you utilize this resource? Read on for tips on how to use social media to your …

My Magnetic Blog

Show you care<p>When someone leaves a comment, you should respond or at least show thanks by ‘liking’ that comment. It’s easy to respond to comments …

Customer Experience

How to Launch a Self Hosted WordPress Blog in Under 5 Minutes - Jeffbullas's Blog

If you want to create and control your online brand that allows you to communicate to a global audience then you can do it for free with sites like …

How to Create a 5 Step Facebook Marketing Strategy for Your Blog - Jeffbullas's Blog

Bloggers are starting to wake up to the fact that a Facebook page is now a necessity for marketing their brand and spreading their ideas to a global …

12 Awesome Pinterest Tools To Power Up Your Marketing - Jeffbullas's Blog

It’s taken just three years but the image-sharing site Pinterest now boasts 70 million global users. According to Global Web Index, Pinterest has …

Outdoors Guide For Connecticut and Rhode Island

The Denali Foundation Doubles Charitable Contributions Guilford, CT – The Denali Foundation donated $57,000 in 2017, more than doubling its …

Why We Buy: The 3 Social Selling Factors That Make Or Break A Sale [Infographic]

Image Credit: Steve Mann<p>How are impressions formed? What motivates a person to buy?<p>We used to think the act of buying was a fairly logical process. A product engaged our attention, we gathered info about it, determined our interest level, and then bought or not. But now we know better…<p>What <i>exactly</i> …

How To Create And Promote Your YouTube Video In 8 Simple Steps - Jeffbullas's Blog

YouTube is serving up more than 200 million videos daily to smartphones and other internet linked mobile devices according to a recent news …

How to Achieve Oral Health Naturally

By Maylin Rodriguez-Paez, RN<p>Many scientists have suggested that our teeth play a vital role in our overall health. In the last couple of years, a …