Awareness of Your Motives is the 1st Step to True Authenticity This article hopefully will become a judge-yourself-moment, in a non-threatening way. Ask yourself: Are you real? Do you connect easily with others on topics of conversation and stick to your views? Do you have authentic viewpoints, or do you use others viewpoints as facts? Are you happy with yourself? Do you love yourself? If you don’t like something do you vocalize it? Do you judge and insult others constantly? Are you condescending? Are you nice nasty? Do you smile in people’s faces, yet talk about them behind their backs negatively? In the presence of a friend are you truthful? Do you exaggerate a lot?
I often run into people who are so conscious to impress, that confusion is inevitable for them. I find many that are confused with …
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School’s out! You’re now faced with two to three months that you have to fill with something productive to do so that you don’t waste away in the house all day. There are a variety of options depending on what grade you are in and what your interest are:
1) Get Employed! One way to have a productive summer is to get a part-time summer job. Many people don’t want to work during the summer because they think that it may be boring. Work doesn’t have to be boring though. If you like kids, for example, there are summer camps that you can work at.
You can also try and find jobs with people who are working in careers that you are interested in, that way not only do you make money but you get to see if you …
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Alan Cohen is a motivational guru and one of the top-ranking thinkers and writers. He influences the lives of many people who want to live better and are open to getting out of their comfort zone. I recently reviewed his book “How Good Can You Let It Get?” in my speech for GED students and this post is a summary of it. These students now really have a great way to get ahead fast if the use the course Decoding The GED online classes.
GED students face many obstacles, they don’t have a high school diploma so they have to go back to school to earn their GED certificate. It may take them only 3 months to get all set, but often they first join a class with enthusiasm, but only to drop out half way or disappear for a …
The Power of Being Patient Enough to Slow Down and Hear from God
God has had me on an amazing journey since 2014. But the real pivotal point came in the spring of 2012. It’s a faith walk like I’ve never seen before. He was preparing the way for me.
I had an idea of what I wanted my life to look like, but God had other plans. I had just graduated the semester before from college. I was home again, not quite sure of what the next steps would entail.
My family told me I needed to go out there and go find a job. The problem was…I was either over qualified or I needed to go back to school for a Masters’ degree.
So I even applied for jobs out of desperation; doing things I could never see …
When I was growing up, I would read huge books, write novels, and make up characters, and act them out. In the fourth grade, I was tested and determined to have a 12th grade reading level. I was placed in gifted classes, and went to Montessori school at one point.
I would create board games from scratch, put together detailed ‘school plans’ and stay up for hours into the night, making fake school lessons. I even would spend time replicating each page dozens of times, because I had no copier.
It pleased me to see people take something I had put together and learn something. I spent lots of time alone and to me it made no sense. I loved to tell long stories and hear long stories.
Assholes seem to rule the world. Take a look at our politicians and prove that one wrong. Unfortunately one has to use the word “seems” because truthfully speaking they no more rule then their opposites, but they are so blatant in their asshole-ness, one would think they rule.
We all have a little asshole in us – hell, we all have assholes, but this post is not about that kind of asshole. Lucky for the definition both types of assholes pretty much do the same thing – exude plenty of shit. (See what I did there, me so clever.)
Every year we at the Hideout do a show about assholes in media. You have to have a good guy, a bad guy and there must be an asshole in order to make the story work.
The CW has announced that its new hit show Arrow will be coming back for a second season. Arrow has been a rating winner for the CW and one of it’s most popular new shows with the biggest premiere ratings since 2015. Add that to the slew fan favorite actors making guest appearances, including alumni from highly successful shows like Doctor Who and Battlestar Galactic (the one that doesn’t suck), it doesn’t look like the ratings are going down anytime too soon.
Of course, like anything, Arrow has it’s haters who probably watch every episode and are now crying on some message board or blog, or Facebook page (angry meme powers, activate!) about how a show like Arrow can get renewed yet FOX won’t bring back Firefly. (I don’t want to be the one to tell them about the whole …
You have to give it to TV show fans, they can be as fickled bunch but for Veronica Mars the fans came out in force and just blew away a Kickstarter record. In the first day of putting up a Kickstater campaign for the making of a Veronica Mars movie, in just half that day fans came on and raised $3 million dollars making the Veronica Mars Movie Campaign a history maker for Kickstarter.
As of this writing there are almost 60 thousand contributors to campaign and they are well on their way to raising $5 Million. Okay, it’s Veronica Mars, okay we’re talking low budget and there may be a question of shooting schedules (a lot of the cast are in current series.) This is not the only time Fans got to at least get an ending to a …
If you want to grab the attention of your audience, start with a suspicious man running down an alley then turning to fire a big ass gun as a van speeding at him only to be hit – then cut to our main characters. This is an episode that pulls us again to what makes Castle work, tense situation, interesting mystery, and character interaction that works for the serious and the humor that show is know for mixing.
There’s a formula for crime drama. You have to have the crime, or what you think is a crime only to have clues lead you to the real crime. For the most part they have to be procedural, which is often said with a bit of criticism and that never made sense to me. Cop show or detective series, it involves investigation …
This is one show that when you watch on DVD or Netflix you’re going to regret not catching it earlier. Every episode steps up the tension to an already tension filled series, and when they bring it, it’s pretty much brung.
The deliciously hot Rebecca plot changes radically, and she has to turn to Ex-Amish turn small town gangster Uncle Kai for help, and that relationship take a full blown “Hustler’s Barely Legal” turn. Lucas get to confront Carrie about his daughter, and Olec come to town to tell Rabbit’s daughter it’s time to come home or die. In the history of TV fights, this one turns the volume up to eleven as Carrie disagrees with Olec, violently. Alex Longshadow gets the family business and it turns out he has a smoking hot sister who pops up to wish pops …