Celebrating 10 Years as a Blogger
Creativity & Imagination, Writing Tips

Celebrating 10 Years as a Blogger

I started my first blog not long after college. I was working in the admissions office at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. I had just moved back to Indy after a year as an assistant editor of a beauty business magazine in Chicago, Illinois. It turned out the hustle of big city life wasn’t for… Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years as a Blogger

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Creativity & Imagination, Journalism, Marketing, Writing Tips

Too Many Distractions are Killing Your Creativity

As a writer and a musician, I sometimes encounter dry spells of creativity that resemble writer’s block but that do not stem from a lack of ideas, rather a lack of motivation to see those ideas through. If you’ve ever started something with all the energy and passion you could hope for only to suddenly… Continue reading Too Many Distractions are Killing Your Creativity

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Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty, Writing Tips

What’s Holding You Back? It’s Time to Slay Your Demons.

In honor of World Mental Health Day, take a few minutes to reward yourself with some self-reflection today. How do you feel? How do you WANT to feel? And what steps can you take now that will promote your happiness? Keep reading to learn some ways to slay your demons, reclaim your self-identity, and reconnect… Continue reading What’s Holding You Back? It’s Time to Slay Your Demons.

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Journalism, Writing Tips

The Pulse of Print in 2018

Every year, Dr. Samir Husni, director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media, sees hundreds of new magazine launches firsthand, reading and studying the lifecycle of publications. Nicknamed Mr. Magazine, Dr. Husni certainly has his pulse on the magazine industry – from each new breath… Continue reading The Pulse of Print in 2018