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Letters, To The Men I Have Loved With Author Mirtha Michelle Castro Mármol

Eva Augustina Sinotte | Posted 10.08.2015 | Books
Eva Augustina Sinotte

Mirtha Michelle Castro Mármol, actress, artist, good friend and author of the poetry book "Letters, To The Men I Have Loved", sat down with me in 2014, one sunny Summer afternoon in L.A., for a glass of rosé at Jones on Third.

How My Mother's Story Has Inspired My Own

Anthony David Williams | Posted 10.05.2015 | Impact
Anthony David Williams

"Jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash". Wow, I never understood those specific lyrics to the song "Royals" by Lorde, as well as I do now reflec...

4 Personality Types That Predict You're an Emerging Success

Anne Bechard | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Bechard

If you did everything right and things still aren't turning out the way you hoped, you might be on the verge of a breakthrough. Here are four personality types that may suggest you've fallen short, but actually predict that you're headed for success.

I Started a Blog So Queer Voices Could Be Heard

Christian Lewis | Posted 09.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Christian Lewis

Vassar enlightened me, educated me and made me feel accepted. I felt inspired to bring that feeling of inclusiveness to all those in the LGBTQIA+ community who are not quite as fortunate to find such a place to call home.

A Different Spin on Defining Success

Elnaz Moghangard | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Elnaz Moghangard

The truth is that the more I read, the more I realize that many of the guiding principles written in these books are not really teaching you what is going to make you fulfilled. Your happiness is not always one size fits all.

How to Best Use Writing and Proofreading Tools

Ruth Starkman | Posted 09.21.2015 | College
Ruth Starkman

You've long known your word processor's spell and grammar checker offered only so much help. Likewise, the newer, heavily-hyped writing tools also remain inadequate to proofread your writing. No tool can completely "fix" your writing and none advertises perfection.

Dreams Becoming Reality

Jackson Richman | Posted 09.21.2015 | Good News
Jackson Richman

Since childhood, I have been interested in journalism and politics. When I was in my early teens, I frequently watched the early local news. Now as a young adult, attending school in Washington, D.C. I can take advantage of a plethora of journalistic opportunities.

Is Donald Trump Reading Your Blog?

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

I've never crossed paths with Donald Trump, but his type is very familiar to me because I grew up in Manhattan. I think of him as a New York Blowhard...

Why You Should Quit Blogging

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

'If you build it, they will come.' Hey, it worked for Kevin Costner in a Field Of Dreams, so it can work with your blogging. Right? Wrong. It won't work. Here's why you need to stop blogging.

Why Businesses Can't Live Without Social Media and a Thing Called SEO: An Interview with an Online Marketing Expert

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

If your head starts spinning whenever tech-savvy people start riffing about things like SEO, SMM, SEM, CPC, CTR, and so on, you're probably not alone. To make heads or tails of social media, I recently caught up with Ross Taylor, owner of Alameda Internet Marketing, a Bay Area SEO company that specializes in helping small- and medium-sized businesses get found online.

10 Bloggers Who Make Aging A Whole Lot Easier

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.21.2015 | Fifty

Can we all agree that living in the Information Age means we are in a constant state of information overload? With a wealth of knowledge -- and ...

What I Learned as a Guy Wearing Makeup

Anthony David Williams | Posted 09.16.2015 | College
Anthony David Williams

Wearing cosmetic makeup was one of the most rewarding experiences that I have ever had in my 18-year-old existence, thus far. This experience taught me that there are times to take myself seriously and times to not take life too seriously -- not everything in life is life and death.

On Marriages, Love and Excuses

Lakshmi Iyer | Posted 09.15.2015 | Weddings
Lakshmi Iyer

Seated across the office at the children's school for a small talk on adoption (a whole another post altogether) being a means to build a family, I engaged in conversation with the administrator. It started simply enough with her advising a colleague about dresses on sale at David's Bridal.

The Best Ways to Boost Business with a Blog

Amy Renken | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Amy Renken

Whether you're finding someone to publish to your blog for you, or you're writing your blogs on your own, there are several ways to ensure your blog is effectively boosting your business (like it's supposed to).

A Call for Humanity in a Bleeding World

Elnaz Moghangard | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact
Elnaz Moghangard

With all the news headlines that we read today, it is easy to become overwhelmed with fear.

Bloggers Be Like: Summer Edition

Natalie Thomas | Posted 09.03.2015 | Style
Natalie Thomas

I received a lot of fun feedback from the original 'Bloggers Be Like' including the bloggers themselves so it felt like time for a follow up. Here, an ode to the summer that was, Insta-style...

Debunking the 5 Big Myths about WordPress

Kristen Thomaselli | Posted 09.02.2015 | Technology
Kristen Thomaselli

The Internet is abuzz over last month's major WordPress update. But despite the update, some people are still skeptical of using WordPress, chiefly because of some baseless myths about the platform. Here are the five most prevalent -- and why they're wrong.

Speak Up: Why I Refuse to Be Labeled as 'The Quiet Girl'

Adina Evans | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Adina Evans

I no longer think that what I have to say is unimportant and I no longer care if I think no one wants to hear it because frankly, I'm tired of being polite. So yes, I do have something to say so sit down and I refuse to wait any longer for someone to ask what I think.

What Every Entrepreneur Feels (At Some Point) but Rarely Ever Says

Maggie Rowe | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Maggie Rowe

Dear Universe, I QUIT! I'm so tired of "trying" to figure it all out! I'm trying this... I'm trying that... I'm trying to "create clients" I'm tryin...

Finding Meaning in a Digital Age

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

Photo credit: Joel Montes de Oca "Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind, there would have been no reason to write". ~ Joan Did...

Drogen in der Politik sind keine Seltenheit

Maximilian von Thalen | Posted 08.23.2015 | Germany
Maximilian von Thalen

Politiker und Krankheiten, das ist ein heikles Thema. Erst recht, wenn es um psychische Leiden geht. Und doch gibt es selbstverständlich Politiker, die psychisch erkrankt sind - auch Spitzenpolitiker. Meist erfährt man es erst hinterher.

The Naked Truth: How Stripping Down Built My Self-Confidence

Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha | Posted 08.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha

I had never experienced such freedom. I had never felt so proud about myself, my sexuality and my body, no matter how imperfect it is.

3 Super Simple Steps to Building a Successful Side Business

Sarah Peterson | Posted 08.15.2015 | Small Business
Sarah Peterson

Have you ever wondered how they do it? People who juggle day jobs and children but still have the energy and time to build insanely successful courses or write eBooks? They have the same 24 hours as you do, and like you, they had to start somewhere.Luckily, there is a simple way to start.

If I Have A Seizure: A Call for Compassion

Tiffany Kairos | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Kairos

"If we could look into each other's hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, ...

Perspective on Iran From a Millennial Iranian-American

Elnaz Moghangard | Posted 08.07.2015 | Impact
Elnaz Moghangard

Flooding my Twitter trail and buzzing in my ears is all this noise about Iran. From celebratory photos of Tehran's streets following the news of a historic nuclear deal to fearful anti-Iran speech to cultural icebreakers like Shahs of Sunset -there is an effort to show the world the "real" image of Iran.