• Advice
    Inspirational,  Journal,  Writing

    Alphabetical Advice

    In the spirit of the new school year, I thought I would do something a little different. Everyone, writers and authors alike, need a little encouragement from time to time and I thought I would provide you with it alphabetically!! so here goes… Advice Have you ever sat at a computer and researched a topic, written all the words; or tried to discover the perfect system for your situation until your eyeballs want to fall out of your head? I’m sure we all have, but you don’t want to bring others into your problems? Perhaps you’re like me and hate asking for help, or you feel you could do it…

  • Faith
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    Faith

    Faith in others is easy to find and give, but having faith in yourself is a whole other story. We find it difficult to have the courage and faith to accomplish those things we are forever striving toward. We like to believe we have faith in ourselves, but when the time comes to do what needs to be done, we falter. Wavering in our indecision and doubt that this may not be the right time or the right place, or if we even have the ability to see it through. You are not alone. Wiki Dictionary.com confidence or trust in a person or thing belief that is not based on…

  • Featured Knowledge
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    Knowledge

    We all know about knowledge, hardly taking the time to think on the word itself as anything significant to our lives. Until you read that right? Well, let’s take a closer look and see what comes to light. Wiki The fact of knowing about something; general understanding or familiarity with a subject, place, situation etc Awareness of a particular fact or situation; a state of having been informed or made aware of something Intellectual understanding; the state of appreciating truth or information Familiarity or understanding of a particular skill, branch of learning etc Justified true belief The total of what is known; all information and products of learning Dictinary.com acquaintance…

  • Creativity
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    Creativity

    Creativity stems from out of the box thinking. Its how inventions are made, journeys are accomplished and obstacles are overcome. There are no limits to ones creativity, but there are limits to you. What types of creativity are out there? What are the benefits and how can you discover your own creativity? Let’s take a look at what Creativity means… Image by ElisaRiva from Pixabay WIKI Tending to create things, or having the ability to create; often, excellently, in a novel fashion, or any or all of these. (of a created thing) Original, expressive and imaginative (set theory) A type of set of natural numbers, related to mathematical logic Designed…

  • Perfection
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    Perfection

    Perfection, is one of those words that you have to wonder what really is the meaning of it. Another example, the word average. What really is the meaning of average? Is anyone really average or perfect? Is it attainable with all the quirks and differences we as humans have? Let’s take a look at what the dictionary has to say about the word Perfection… Dictionary.com The state or quality of being or becoming perfect The highest degree of proficiency, skill or excellence, as in some art. A perfect embodiment or example of something A quality, trait, or feature of the highest degree of excellence The highest or most nearly perfect…

  • Inspirational,  Journal,  Writing

    What It Takes to Be a Hero

    The word hero means many things to many people. When we were children a hero could have been those you saw on television with supernatural power (or really cool gadgets). Always saving the day, they encourage us to strive to be better than we are. But what about real heroes? If you had to give the meaning or example of a hero without using a fictional character. What/who would you say is an example? Image by Imagine_Images from Pixabay The Difference Between a Hero and a Champion These two words are most often used interchangeably, but I’ve found that there is a very real difference to them. A champion is…

  • Champion
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    Champion

    What is a Champion? WIki An ongoing winner in a game or contest. Someone who is chosen to represent a group of people in a contest. Somebody who fights for a cause or status. Someone who fights on another’s behalf. Acting as a champion; that has defeated all one’s competitors. Excellent; beyond compare. Excellent; brilliant; superb; deserving of high praise. To promote, advocate, or act as a champion for (a cause, etc.). To challenge. Dictionary.com a person who has defeated all opponents in a competition or series of competitions, so as to hold first place: anything that takes first place in competition an animal that has won a certain number…

  • Inspirational,  Journal

    Joy

    Joy happens whenever we are even remotely happy. The difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is the emotional elevation of delight over time, while joy is happiness you feel in the moment. A little more on the word Joy: WIKI A feeling of extreme happiness or cheerfulness, especially related to the acquisition or expectation of something good. Anything that causes such a feeling. Luck or success; a positive outcome. The sign or exhibition of joy; gaiety; merriment; festivity. Dictionary. com The emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation A source or cause of keen pleasure or delight; something or…

  • Inspirational,  Journal

    Smile

    The power of a smile can do wonders, but what can it really do? Let’s look at it further… WIKI A facial expression comprised by flexing the muscles of both ends of one’s mouth, often showing the front teeth, without vocalisation, and in humans is a common involuntary or voluntary expression of happiness, pleasure, amusement or anxiety. To have (a smile) on one’s face. To express by smiling.  To look cheerful and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy.  To be propitious or favourable; to countenance. Dictionary.com  To assume a facial expression indicating pleasure, favor, or amusement, but sometimes derision or scorn, characterized by an upturning of the…

  • Language
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    Language

    Language is something we take for granted, learning it at a young age and continuing to learn and use as we grow through our lives. We use it daily with so many around us that we don’t really think of what it entails. But what really is language and why do we need it? Keep reading to find out! WIKI  A body of words, and set of methods of combining them (called a grammar), understood by a community and used as a form of communication. quotations The ability to communicate using words.  A sublanguage: the slang of a particular community or jargon of a particular specialist field. quotations  The expression…