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Lessons from a Kayak Pit

Kayaking

Have you ever been kayaking? I am terrible at explaining what kayaking means (especially that use the same word as is in the activity), so here is what Wikipedia says: Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water. Kayaking and canoeing are also known as paddling. Kayaking is distinguished from canoeing by the sitting position of the paddler and the number of […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Celebrate Failure

football gang tackle

It would be great if we succeeded 100% of the time, wouldn’t it?  Imagine if every task you attempted, however difficult, resulted in a huge success.  Wouldn’t that be awesome?  Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way.  In fact, depending on your goals, you might have more failures than successes. Failure So if failures […]

About Larry Lourcey

Plano portrait artist, Larry Lourcey, holds the designation of Master Photographer awarded by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) in 2007.  Several of Larry’s images have been selected for the prestigious PPA Loan Collection, including an image displayed at Imaging Asia in 2005. While Lourcey is most recognized for his black and white photography, the breadth of his work includes vibrant photo paintings, Polaroid transfers, and photographic collages.  He derives his inspiration from master painters like John Singer Sargent and Edgar Degas, while embracing the bold styles of more modern greats; such as Pino Daeni. In his free time, Larry enjoys trying to find free time. Follow him on Twitter as @larryphoto

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One of These Days, I’m Going to Write a Book

Innocents & Demons, by Holly Jahangiri

Have you ever said this? “One of these days, I’m going to write a book.” I hear it all the time. And I think that if you really mean that, one of these days is now. Go ahead. Trot out all your excuses. Write them down, leave them in the comments here, get them on […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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It’s Not Over Until it’s Over

Never Give Up!

How often do we find ourselves giving up when all seems lost?  When defeat is knocking at the door, do we shrink and accept our fate?  Who decides that failure is the only possible outcome?  What if at the last second we are able to turn the tables and rally your troops to victory?  Will […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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How To Be Your Best Self and Enrich the Lives of Others

Be Free

There comes a time in every one’s life when you just got to wake up. Wake up and smell the coffee. How many times have you stared out of your window wondering what to do with your life? You know things aren’t working yet, somehow you don’t know what to do, how to get yourself […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.

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The Ultimate Guide To Failing At Anything

portrait of a boxer

Let’s face it – there are TONS of blog posts out there that tell you how to succeed.  The niche is pretty full.  We all have a pretty good idea about how to win.  Failure, on the other hand, doesn’t get a lot of attention.  Therefore, I thought I would discuss the absolute best method […]

About Larry Lourcey

Plano portrait artist, Larry Lourcey, holds the designation of Master Photographer awarded by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) in 2007.  Several of Larry’s images have been selected for the prestigious PPA Loan Collection, including an image displayed at Imaging Asia in 2005. While Lourcey is most recognized for his black and white photography, the breadth of his work includes vibrant photo paintings, Polaroid transfers, and photographic collages.  He derives his inspiration from master painters like John Singer Sargent and Edgar Degas, while embracing the bold styles of more modern greats; such as Pino Daeni. In his free time, Larry enjoys trying to find free time. Follow him on Twitter as @larryphoto

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Which Path Do You Choose When The Going Gets Tough?

Which Path Do You Choose?

  When faced with a difficult decision, what do you do? How do you decide which path to take? Are you a logical type person who needs to have all the facts and figures or are you so in tune with life, you intuitively know which path you must take? How do you decide to take […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.