Month of November, Movember!

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Lifestyle Tip Of The Day: Live Happy

Lifestyle Tip Of The Day: Live Happyhttp://www.beautylifegeek.com/videos/2014/11/4/lifestyle-tip-of-the-day-live-happy  Blog: www.beautylifegeek.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/beautylifegeek...more

Writer Voice, meet Video Persona

I’m setting up a blind date for my writing voice and my video persona. I think they’ll really like each other…they just need to get in the same room for once. In fact, I’m so confident that they’re a good match that I’m going to film every Goddamn session until they decide to consciously couple or never ever speak to each other again.Here’s why I’m temporarily getting into match-making....more

5 Rules for a Successful Vlog (or Blog!)

Bloggers know that there are certain "rules" to blogging that lead to increased traffic and interaction with readers.  Yet sometimes, when making that additional step to becoming a vlogger, we forget that the same rules apply. Creating a YouTube channel and simply posting videos won't bring you the traffic you desire any more than creating content and posting it without any interaction or promotion will work for your blog. Taking the same rules we apply to blogging will not only increase your channel’s views and shares but your subscribers as well, which in turn increases your channel’s impact with brands. How? Let me share a few ways with you. ...more
Haha! That's exactly what I've done..there is a bit of a window seet in my bedroom that I use.more

Publishing Online without Worrying About Trolls and Abuse

The internet has been incredibly liberating for writers and bloggers who may not have journalism degrees but have a lot of to say about a particular subject or the world at large. It can cost less than $200 to get a .com up and running these days, and all it takes then is your own time to research and write articles/posts that people will engage and interact with....more
I am an novice blogger and yesterday, I got my first snarky comment.  It was actually on the FB ...more

The "Happy" Movement

My friend Chris just shared this with me and I love everything about it, so of course I wanted to share it with you. Pharrell Williams teamed up with a few others and they've created this website called 24hoursofhappy.com It features a constant stream of people dancing to the song "happy." They had hundreds of participants set up to express their happy and I just have to say it is so fun to watch. Definitely an instant mood booster. ...more

Cussing 2-Year-Old Removed from Home, Sparking Racial Tensions in Omaha

Did you ever take a video of your toddler saying a swear word, either on purpose or accidentally? A two-year-old in Omaha has been removed by protective services after a now-viral video of the parents cussing at him resulted in a joint investigation between Omaha police and Child Protective Services. A Facebook post by the police cites "safety concerns" as cause for removal. ...more
"Cultural" does not refer solely to African-Americans.more

The Double Knot

Since this is the gift giving season, my first bit of blogging today is to give you a gift giving tip:  Hand knitted items make wonderful gifts!  And I happen to have several finished knitted items for sale at The Spinning Room yarn shop, if you are local and need a hand-knitted gift!  Here are some of them:...more

Day 29 - It's Dixie's Birthday!

Dixie my Australian shepherd turns 2 today...http://youtu.be/nhkUxXgg1KEI love this dog....**Views do not reflect any physician group, hospital, or any professional institutions or associations with which I am affiliated.  ...more