How to Build Your Personal Brand in 6 Steps

People want to do business with people, not businesses. There is a sense of trust when someone is seeking assistance and they are able to get help from someone they can rely on.  ...more

10 Things Not to Do When You Get a Tattoo

During the day, I play a tattoo artist on TV. Okay, I really am a tattoo artist (not to be confused with my night job of a ninja assassin), and I love my job. There are certain things about my job that seriously make me want to head home and crawl ...more

Get the Stench Out of Your Gym Clothes

It started just like any other typical day at the gym. I arrived at the usual time in my normal attire: old lycra capris, a baggy t-shirt and hair piled on top of my head. ...more

Get the Stench Out of Your Gym Clothes

It started just like any other typical day at the gym. I arrived at the usual time in my normal attire: old lycra capris, a baggy t-shirt and hair piled on top of my head. ...more

The Worst Prom Dresses of 2015

Gather around, my friends. It's our favorite time of year: bad prom dress season! While we love the girls inside the dresses, we feel it's our duty to guide today's youth in the area of formalwear. The BlogHer editorial team passed around a few pics ...more

8 Steps to Becoming a Crazy Bird Lady

The sun is shining on a chilly spring day. A breeze cuts through tall grasses as 15-year-old me tromps through the wetlands on a school field trip. I am utterly miserable....more

What Transgender Allies Can Learn From the Bruce Jenner Interview

I have a confession: Reality TV isn’t really my thing. I tried to watch Bruce Jenner and the clan in a few episodes of “Keeping up With the Kardashians” and definitely couldn’t keep up....more
(Cross-posting this reply here, since this was originally a Facebook comment, but I would like ...more

Pass Along the Good Karma

"Someone special helped me when I needed it and I passed the good karma onto you."...more
What a beautiful story and so very true. Kindness doesn't cost a thing, but its affects can be ...more

This Is What $29 Can Actually Buy You

I know, I know. I wasn't going to do this. I'm not sure there's really any point in doing this, but last night when I saw the headline, "I lived on $29 and it almost killed me," a little something snapped (oh my gosh--SNAP--no pun intended there) in me and I just did it ....more

Eat Your Way Across Australia!

Everyone loves a road trip. What is even better is a road trip that involves food! Australia has come a long way from being in the shadows of its Commonwealth brethren and you’ll be surprised to find a dining experience that is exciting, adventurous and encompasses a variety of influences ....more

The Great Ocean road from a Drivers Perspective

In our travels from Adelaide to Mt Buller then Mt Buller along the Great Ocean road back to Adelaide...more

23 Reasons Why My Boss is a Jerk

There comes a time in everyone's life where they need to decide is this paycheck worth the baggage. Well I am here to say it is not. I have been with the same company for almost 7 years, why I dont exactly know. Maybe I was blind and didnt see that I could be their next victim, not sure, but one thing I do know is I can not do it anymore. I am a victim of a horrible boss. Do you have a horrible boss? Here are my top 23 reason's why my boss is a jerk. 1. He has no problem telling you, you are replaceable. 2. He makes inappropriate jokes. 3....more

Steps to Access Infertility Insurance Benefits

Many people think if they are denied insurance coverage for fertility treatment, or simply lack benefits, their only options are bad and worse.  The reality is, infertility patients are more powerful than they realize.   There are numerous options people can pursue and resources they can access.  The three most important things you need to know to gain insurance benefits are:...more

Pre-Festival Survival Guide + Win Tickets To Beale Street Music Festival!

If you know me or if you've read this blog for a while you know I LIVE for music festivals. The experience for me is something unparallelled. There's a sense of fun, energy, and all around good vibes ....more

How Do You Define Success?

This is original content by C.A. Marks | Moxie Beautiful The alarm went off loudly at 0400 and I hit the snooze button, crawled back into bed pulling the covers up over my head. I stayed in bed for about 30 seconds when I realized I wanted Success more than I wanted sleep. A few months ago, I was talking with someone about our workout routines and how much our workouts meant to us and why ....more

Journey to the Center of Commencement

The word for today is defeated. It's the best way to describe my feelings as of late. In the past couple of weeks I have had to come to terms with the deterioration of my health. Multiple sclerosis is a bitch of a disease. Just the other day, I witnessed a car accident right in the parking lot of the local supermarket. Some guy was on his phone, and didn't see the truck attempting to pass him as he was backing out. The entire time, I just wanted to yell out to both drivers, to stop them from the impending accident. But I was powerless to stop it, and the inevitable happened....more

Woman Offers Sex To 100 Random Men On The Street, You Won't Guess How Many Said Yes!

In a social experiment by whatever.com, Andrea Wendel ...more

NaPoWriMo + Blogging from A to Z Challenge 2015 – W is for…

Poetry from A to Z * (* NaPoWriMo + Blogging from A to Z Challenge) W is for… When ~ by Laurel Regan (Pssst… new here? Welcome to Alphabet Salad! For background on how and why I got involved in both NaPoWriMo and the Blogging from A to Z Challenge, check out this post… and, […] The post NaPoWriMo + Blogging from A to Z Challenge 2015 – W is for… appeared first on Alphabet Salad ....more