I found this article and wanted to share with you all! After all, it may not come easy, especially if you’re quiet by nature but there are times when you’re going to HAVE TO step out and shout about your talents and accomplishments. The key is doing it – without- bragging. One important ingredient? Instead of highlighting how you’re better than others, emphasize how you’re better than your own past. For instance, have you noticed the dramatic improvement in the quality of this newsletter over the last year? Check it out here: The
Life hack: 10 Magical ways that vinegar can come to your rescue. I know, I know. This might sound cheesy but trust me it’s actually packed with super helpful info. You can check it out here. Who knew? xo
Recently while being interviewed Donald Trump awkwardly dodged a series of questions about the bible and one question in particular in which he was asked to name his favorite bible verse. He told the interviewer it was “too personal.” Needless-to-say this prompted people in the twittersphere and elsewhere to begin writing fake bible verses in “Trump Speak” and thus, the #trumpbible hashtag was born. You MUST check these out! – Sure to make you chuckle. => Fake Donald Trump Bible Quotes on Twitter Here are a just a few:
theSkimm is my recommendation for “must have” site of the month! (Second only to this site of course.) What it is: A daily newsletter that goes out at 5:59 a.m. each morning with Reader’s Digest-sized bites of the day’s most important stories. Each blurb features a brief synopsis of the news, some background and analysis, and the takeaway, or as the name suggests, theSkimm. The goal is to give you just enough to keep you up on current events and give you something pithy and smart to say during cocktail hour.
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein The genius in this quote is not just that it came from Albert Einstein who we all know is well, an actual genius. For me, it’s real impact is in its simplicity and its ability to divine the essence of what it takes to be successful in anything. That essence is grit. It took me longer than I’d care to admit to figure that out I’ll have you know. Perhaps like you, I
I love, love, love Ted Talks. Here’s one that I think you’ll love too. It’s called, “Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a Model.” In a nutshell: Tall, slender underwear model, Cameron Russell (who we want to hate but we can’t ’cause she’s so smart and nice) admits she became a model not so much because of hard work as good luck. As Cameron tells it, she’s a model because she won “a genetic lottery”. In this fearless talk Cameron Russell attempts to pull back the curtain on the glamour and mystique of
We all make mistakes. We screw up. We say and do things we regret, or we don’t do things we should have done. Maybe it’s that we didn’t step up, or show up, or lend an ear or a shoulder. And now, well, time has passed and it feels too awkward to say something. Maybe we feel we’ve moved on. Or, maybe we think the other person has moved on. So, we tell ourselves there’s no point. ..But, is that really true? Or, are we just rationalizing? The reality is
As many of you know, I love music. Even more, I love to share what I’m listening to! So, here you go gang: 7 songs that are sure to add some TMIK mojo to your workout playlist, 5 female vocalists who kick some serious arse, and 4 more songs just ‘cause they’re cool. – Added bonus? Just having them on your phone is sure to have your kids thinking you’re kinda cool too! Check them out here! And let me know what you think! 7 Songs to add some TMIK mojo
Annabel Monaghan is a lifestyle columnist whose work appears regularly in The Huffington Post, The Week, and The Rye Record. She is also the author of two novels for young adults: A Girl Named Digit(2012), and Double Digit (2014). She is also the co-author of Click! The Girls Guide to Knowing What You Want and Making it Happen (2007). Annabel lives in Rye, N.Y., with her husband and three sons. But, what you REALLY need to know is that Annabel has a special gift for finding the humor in just about any situation, like the
How to Raise and Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success By Stanford University Dean Julie Lythcott-Hain. Parents, you heard it here, this one’s a winner! In her easy to read style the author offers up anecdotes of parents touring graduate schools, serving as mouthpieces for their shy, passive children, and submitting résumés to potential employers, sometimes without their children’s knowledge. In her book Lythcott-Hain argues, “these behaviors do more than mold kids into dependent beings, they corral and constrict their possibilities and their imaginations. .