Originally posted 2017-04-26 17:00:08. Trolls of the Internet – these people are easily spotted but are not only within a particular demographic, can be in any culture, race, age, gender identification, economic position, belief structure, education level; you name it, a troll can fit into that category. They fall into one of four main categories:
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Originally posted 2017-04-19 17:00:11. Internet Trolls. How do we identify them? How do we spot them in action? How do we avoid the pitfalls, and how do we circumnavigate around these feral beings? Are you one? Chances are, we’ve all made a “one off” kind of vague post, or commented on a thread, knowing that…

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Originally posted 2017-03-31 14:30:41. It is so easy to get caught up in the social media storms. Politics, “hot button” topics, and even dirty snarky cyberbullying can begin to change what you see online. Without getting too heavy into the technical side of things, there are ways all of the websites you use will be…

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Originally posted 2017-03-27 20:00:37. Avoid drama and negativity. Be kind. In the Geeky Creative Journey (or aka Geeks Get Creative), I have issued different mini challenges. One such particular one – in which they are all cumulative and must remain once they are in practice – is to start with a day, and then a…

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Originally posted 2017-03-20 14:30:22. For budgeting to work effectively, there MUST be an open dialogue of what is working and what is needing improvement. Like we mentioned last week, setting aside chore moneys for the actual reward/vacation is crucial to feeling like there is actual value in the work done. It doesn’t ever have to…

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Originally posted 2017-03-17 14:30:56. This might seem like a simple one at first, but there are a lot of correlations between consistent sleep and how that affects and effects you in your waking life. This is no mere statement, and there have been conclusively peer reviewed and globally accepted points about this. Here are a…

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Originally posted 2017-03-10 14:30:59. Some days, our bodies have a mind of their own it seems, right? For those of us who live with crippling chronic illnesses (mine tend to be in the form of bad back issues, carpal tunnel in both arms/wrists, and migraines that knock me on my ass for WEEKS at a…

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Originally posted 2017-03-03 14:30:28. These healthy challenges aren’t going to be focusing on hitting the gym, counting calories, or doing anything that you aren’t comfortable with – within reason. I’m an agoraphobe by nature – many of us writers are to some degree – but every day, I try to get outside, even if it’s…

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Originally posted 2017-03-01 14:24:24. Let’s face it; having to worry about money sucks. We’re not going spout statistics or scold you for how you have spent your money. We’re not your mom, nor your 11th grade Statistical Analysis teacher. We we can do is offer a load of different “this worked for me” suggestions and…

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Originally posted 2017-02-23 17:00:11. It has to be better tomorrow. Often, we are quick to assume that someone (especially in the cold, impersonal world of writing online) “means” one thing, but they don’t intone it with any flavour at all. I’ll give you a for instance. There is a Bach particular piece – it’s a…

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Originally posted 2017-02-16 17:00:10. They say that the best things in life are free. They also say the best things in life aren’t “things”, but moments captured in time. “They” have a lot to say about a lot of things apparently. My six little things that make my day better vary from second to day,…

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Originally posted 2017-01-26 12:00:54. Once we decide for any personal reason to start doing regular exercise as a part of our lives, we should do a deep research about the nutrition, diet, types of exercise according to our weight and resistance, and have a thorough discussion with our family doctor. As any apprentice, it is…

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Originally posted 2017-01-25 17:00:27. Beating the Blues: The keys to breaking free of S.A.D. and other boughts of depression Let’s get this sorted from the start: Having S.A.D. doesn’t mean you ‘are sad’ per say. It means that you are in a predisposition to the possibility of becoming depressed due to physical, environmental, and even…

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Originally posted 2017-01-17 20:00:41. I love creamy soups, so it seems odd to my brain that I so rarely ever make them. Maybe it’s the caloric content, or the fact there are a few extra steps to making a delicious perfect soup so creamy that you just need to have a something crunchy to go…

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Originally posted 2017-01-06 17:00:37. 30DYW: Day 5 – Proud My BuJo got here yesterday and I didn’t have a lot of time to really play with it much. I had to do some math to get it to have a certain setup for a mini calendar before the YAAG (year at a glance) which I…

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