An Excellent Way to Avoid a Stinky Life

A new blog from me tomorrow…I promise. I had TWO good Samaritans in my life today. What a blessing.

Equipped With Happiness

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing– that’s why we recommend it daily.”-Zig Ziglar


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Two Seconds to Better Photos: Try the Rule of Thirds

Great, simple photography tip!

The Daily Post

We’re constantly taking photos, from Instagrammed images of that really good sandwich at lunch to posed, just-so portraits of family gatherings.

It’s easy: look through the viewfinder, center the subject, and press the shutter button, right? Next time, try skipping step two — take those few seconds to put your subject off-center, and see how much more engaging your pictures become. Say hello to the Rule of Thirds.

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Daily Prompt: I Believe

For today’s prompt, tell us three things that you believe in your heart to be true. Tell us three things you believe in your heart to be false.

I believe this in my heart to be true…

My mama and I acting silly

My mama and I acting silly

Your Mother is always with you.
She’s the whisper of the leaves as you walk down the street.
She’s the smell of certain foods you remember, flowers you pick and perfume that she wore.
She’s the cool hand on your brow when you’re not feeling well.
She’s your breath in the air on a cold winter’s day.
She is the sound of the rain that lulls you to sleep, the colors of a rainbow.
She is Christmas morning.
Your Mother lives inside your laughter.
She’s the place you came from, your first home, and she’s the map you follow with every step you take.
She’s your first love; your first friend, even your first enemy, but nothing on earth can separate you. Not time, not space…not even death.

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I believe this in my heart to be true…

Only I have control of my life. Only I can make it great!

I believe this in my heart to be true…

I love my family and my boyfriend and my friends more than anything in the world.

I believe this in my heart to be false…

You have to be thin, tall and look like a model to be happy.

I believe this in my heart to be false…

You must deny who you are to make others happy.

I believe this in my heart to be false…

Others can make you happy.

What does your heart say? Tell me how you feel in comments.


Beware the Ides of March

I know what it means! Do you?


The 15th is the Ides of March, and you know what that means. You don’t? Oh. It wasn’t good for Julius Caesar — he got stabbed 23 times by his trusted friends on this day in 44 B.C. Fast forward a few thousand years and Ryan Gosling gets fired from George Clooney’s presidential campaign in the political drama The Ides of March. Even Homer Simpson is warned of his downfall on the Ides of March after being the Chosen One of the Stonecutters club. The Ides of March have a doom-filled reputation, but every month has its Ides. Let TIME be your soothsayer and explain exactly why you should, or shouldn’t, beware.

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