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A Why-Not Guide To Happiness – Book Description Winner

Thank you to everyone who participated in the “Happy Every Day” book description contest. The winners have been chosen.

Before I get to the winners I want to remind you that there is only one day left to enter the drawing for the blog entry contest. It’s super simple to enter and you can find out how to at this link.

Now, the winners…

Arc de Triomphe Paris

Photo Taken from the top of the Arc de Triomphe, Paris by Bryan Hutchinson

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Three Ways Commuting Can Enhance your Creativity

If you have a commute longer than 15 minutes, you’ve probably dreamed about living within walking distance.

Maybe you’ve added up the hours you’d save in a week if you didn’t have to drive or take the subway. Maybe you’ve resented your job for demanding even more of your time that could otherwise be spent pursuing other interests. Maybe you’d prefer to be exercising, grocery shopping, or spending time with your children instead of commuting. We’ve all been there.

But did you know that there’s a silver lining to commuting?

Photo Credit: CC By Slightly Everything

Photo Credit: CC By Slightly Everything

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Why Writers are the Most Brutal Critics of other Writers

As writers, it seems our reputations precede us when it comes to giving harsh criticism to fellow writers.

But is it true? Are we each other’s most brutal critics?

critic-writer

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Writing For YOU

I’ve gotten bored with my book. A few years ago, I would’ve freaked out.

Oh no! I would’ve thought. Maybe my book sucks. Maybe the characters are totally flat. Maybe the plot is too simple. Maybe it’ll never get published and even if it does everyone will hate it because it’s too bland!

Now I’ve learned to calm down. The key to becoming excited about your book again is to chill. Don’t panic.

Write What You Love

Write What You Love

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Shattering the Myths about The Midas Touch and Success

There’s a common belief that we need the Midas touch to become a bestselling author like Stephen King, a famous TV host like Oprah, or even a successful producer like David Geffen.

But do we, really?

Today I’m going to shatter myths about the Midas touch and share with you what we all do have within us that is much, much better.

The Midas Touch

The Midas Touch

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