Posted in Editorial, Life Stories

I Don’t Work In My Pajamas

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I started working at home back in the ’80’s when it wasn’t so cool or even a trend.

As the time progress and working at home become more and more the “norm”. Big business started to incorporate this options to their employees.  It was cost effective, more productivity, and flexible. It was a total win-win for both the businesses and the employees.

The idea was sold with the concept of “work at home”, work in your pajamas, telecommute, save time and money, work from anywhere, be your own boss!

However, it’s not all that flexible, easy and you really shouldn’t work in your pajamas. As the virtual world keeps involving and you have more and more virtual conferences, webinars, meetings and so on.

We the virtual employee or freelance individuals have established a more professional look. Not only does it give us more credibility, but it does set us apart from the typical workforce.  We have incorporated a look, “The Causal Business Friday Look” as our regular look.

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Why? You may ask……Simple, practical, professional, productive, credible, stylish, and above all the beginning of the minimalist trend.

If you are in the new workforce and have the power to work at home. Follow these simple rules.

  1. No Pajamas
  2. Exercise
  3. Eat healthy
  4. Daily Grooming
  5. Dedicated Work Space
  6. Take Time Off

Remember, all work and no play can hurt your morale and make you depress and stressful.

Happy

 

 

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Posted in Editorial

Wishing You The Best For 2017

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Wishing you and your family the best for the new coming year. I hope we have all learned, appreciated, and value all the lessons 2016 had to offer. Some were not the best, some were very painful as we lost dear friends and family members.  Our financial struggles might have gotten better, others might have gotten worse.  Relationships flourished while others had to walk away.

Still, we are all here! Promising ourselves this new coming year will be better, and it will!

I have tremendous faith in you. You will make it happen!

Let’s Make Some Noise!  Happy New Year 2017!

Let’s Make 2017 Awesome!

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Is your blog used as a stepping stone by others?

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Is your blog use as a stepping stone by others? If you answered yes, you are right. No matter how much you try to protect your blog or  you did your  best with copyrights. Your blog can and will be used by others as a bridge to get better status.

Should you be sore about it? No. The reason you made a blog was to share information. As long as you get the recognition from the other bloggers you should be fine.

So why they have more followers than you? I know it’s not for the lack of trying. Remember these rule:

  • You need to blog every day
  • You have to be consistent with your chosen theme
  • You have to let people know you are out there. The web is huge, you are just a speck in its infinitive universe.
  • Social Media plays a huge part in this as well.
  • Choose your topic well.
  • Grammar is everything. Double check or even triple check for errors.
  • Pictures get their attention.
  • Captivate your audience with your title
  • Make sure you keep their interest so they can keep visiting your site.
  • Accept comments and engage with your audience. Make them feel special.

Never give up on your dream. If this is what makes you happy and you are dedicated to it do not stop.Maybe your stardom to fame will come later than sooner. You are here to built a solid foundation, not a trend or a passing wonder that eventually people will get tired of it.

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Never Give UP….Work Hard!

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Nobody said life was easy. You just have to work hard to get the things you really want.

 

Good Morning! Have a great Monday and a super prosperous week!

 

An awesome shout out to Canvas for always making me look good on my blog pix and and special thanks to Pixabay for their excellent photos.

If you likes the quotes drop by “Brainy Quotes”.

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Posted in Editorial, Money

Do Numbers Really Count….

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Do numbers really count for you when you blog? Are you blogging for money, recognition or just because you enjoy spending time writing content on your blog?

Do you have a Twitter or a Facebook Account? Does it bother you when you lose followers or friends in these accounts? Does it make you lose sleep wondering, what you did wrong?

When you started blogging, the main reason was to help others with the knowledge you have. To seek others like yourself and share your information.

For me, it has never been about any type of monetary compensation. It has been about sharing my opinion. Sharing the articles, bringing more awareness to issues that matter most to us.

For the new bloggers out there, welcome to the blogging world. My advice to you, write about what you like. Do not worry how many followers you have or didn’t get today. You are informing a community, you are helping someone out there with your words.

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You have opened a road, “the road of knowledge”, you are their voice. You are their inspiration. The words you write today will be immortal. Choose them well.

Have fun! Bring irony to the situation, but most of all always bring hope and peace in the article you write. You have taken a very important job. Self-satisfaction will be your reward.

 

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Posted in Health, Money

Vegan on a budget

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Potatoes, Red peppers, Sweet peppers,Garlic, Parsley

 

Eating healthy can be a challenge especially if you are on a budget. If your family is not on board with you about not eating meat, sometimes you will be forced to cook double meals.

What I usually do is try to cook thing, that I can eat as well as the rest of my family.

Brown rice, whole-grain pasta, beans are a great source of good carbohydrates.

Potatoes are also a great source of protein, they are sodium free, cholesterol free, and fat-free. There are currently seven types for you to choose from ( russet, red, white, yellow,blue/purple, fingerling and petite).

Leaf greens (Kale,Collard Greens, Turnip Greens, Swiss Chard, Spinach, Mustard Greens, Broccoli, and Red and Green Leaf as well as Romaine Lettuce) might help change the boring salad bowl. They have vitamin as well as being antioxidant.

You can also shop at your  local supermarket or even the Dollar Store when you want something quick and easy to fix for a snack or lunch.

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You may also try the Morning Star Farm Products they are excellent (for those who want to make the transition from meat to non-meat).

“Eating right and eating healthy is the right choice in life.”

Thank you,

 

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Turning a negative into a positive

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“Sometimes life throws us a curve here and there and we may feel that we are all alone.

Yet we are not. Always look around you and find something positive from your struggle. Take a moment and look at the positive of the situation. Learn from your mistake and next time make it better. ”

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