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December 26, 2017 – 12:52 pm | No Comment

This Week 7’s (12.14 – 12.31) Affirmation: Mindfulness – I will reach for mindfulness each day.
Date – 12.26.17
B-Book 44: Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
The key message in this book: Often we stop dead in our tracks …

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Only in America: Four years into life, poor kids are already an entire year behind

December 18, 2015 – 2:09 am | No Comment

This is a major blemish for a country that likes to call itself the greatest in the world.
Wealthy parents aren’t just able to send their kids to top pre-schools—they can also purchase the latest learning technology and ensure their children experience as many museums, …

20 misused English words that make smart people look silly – Quartz

June 21, 2015 – 8:49 am | No Comment

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, …

Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

August 31, 2011 – 8:07 pm | No Comment

For thousands of years, writing has been a powerful way for us to communicate with one another, to share our distinct thoughts and ideas through the power of words. Even in today’s technologically saturated 21st …

Fifty Writing Tools: Quick List

February 24, 2011 – 3:56 am | No Comment

by Roy Peter Clark
(The Poynter Institute)
I. Nuts and Bolts
1. Begin sentences with subjects and verbs. Make meaning early, then let weaker elements branch to the right.
2. Order words for emphasis. Place strong words at …