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Where Are My Eyebrows?

by Evelyn Horan When I was in my early thirties, I endured the painful process of plucking my full eyebrows several times a month. Soon, I grew weary of that hurtful process and discovered an electrologist technician who carefully removed one eyebrow hair at a time, and over a long period, shaped my eyebrows into…

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What does it mean to be a true artist?

Guest post by Alfredo Zotti What does it mean to be a true artist? I ask this because there are certainly different types of artists. A true artist, for me, is one who understands that, as existential psychologist Rollo May suggests, every organism has one central need in life and that is to fulfill its…

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Rules For Life – Honor Yourself

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. In the course of my writing career, I have had occasion to sign a variety of contracts –contracts both short and long, broad and specific. But it was the contract that certain parties violated a few days ago that stopped me in…

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Four Things You Didn’t Know About Anti-Aging

by John Gary Things people don’t know about Anti-Aging People don’t really know that the thing we do in our everyday lives can cause anti-aging like what we eat, drink the bad habits some people have like smoking, caffeine or just by losing weight too fast. Then there the thing we do because we are…

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‘Yesterday’ – Art by Alfredo Zotti

by Alfredo Zotti The painting was done at a time when I was coming out of a strong depression. It is partly from my imagination and partly inspired by a vase that my wife had bought from a second-hand shop. I liked this vase because it did not have a symmetric shape, being handmade probably…

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Wild-N-Free

by Max Skinwood A child looks in the mirror and what Do they SEE Everything they want to Be The Mirror is a River Slow-n-Deep In its self imposed prison Wild-N-Free The Face in the Mirror has an Imperfection in Its Reflection Is it Vanity The Mirror tells a Story A Scar from a Cleat…

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Paper Bird – Business and Art with Karla Phipps

by Michell Spoden Mother, assistant in nursing at aged care facility and now small business owner, meet my guest Karla Phipps, a young Australian woman who has integrated art with business, called Paper Bird.    Michell: Please share with us what the inspiration was in starting your business. Karla Phipps: Two things in a way –…

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Addiction: Not Just a Problem for Young People

by Sara Stringer When we think of addiction, we typically view it as a young person’s problem. And while it’s true that addiction is common in teens and young adults, this disease affects older individuals in staggering numbers. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, substance abuse among the elderly is one of…

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Latest Trends and Developments in Orthopedics

by John Gary Total joint replacement (TJR) happens when a joint has been compromised and needs to be replaced. Orthopedic surgeons will remove the destroyed joint and replace it with a new one. Sometimes only a portion of the joint needs to be replaced, concentrating on the impaired parts. Usually a doctor will recommend joint…