Zombies are repulsive and terrifying. They have decaying flesh, disgusting teeth, and no social skills. But they can teach us how to be happy.
Happiness is defined as a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.
The zombie has no emotions, so he is neither happy nor unhappy,
he just is.
He takes each day as it comes and doesn’t worry about tomorrow. If I could pick one key to being happy, it would be the zombies way of being fully present in the moment with no worries. If you can make that a habit, you can kiss discontent goodbye.
You can write a better than great blog post, but if you only get a handful of readers, are you ok with that? Of course not. The point of blogging is to share your opinions, experiences, and knowledge with the world.
With a potential 3 billion people audience and 150 million bloggers worldwide, getting people to read your content is a challenge.
It starts with an intriguing headline.
Ask a question. Solve a problem. State a claim. Make a list.
Your reader has clicked in, now you need to deliver what you promised.
Do you agree with Mark? So do I. Then why would you or I, or anyone else seek out people who belittle their ambitions?
That’s the five hundred and seven thousand dollar question. Maybe because you didn’t realize until now that a certain person was making you feel small. There are many passive-aggressive and other damaged individuals in our lives that pose as our friends.
How do you know if you have a poser verses a genuine friend?
How do you feel after you spend time with this person? Lifted up or crushed down? Posers use you to make themselves feel better. They don’t care about you because they are the center of the universe. Fake friends say things like,
Everyday I ask my self why do I bother with social media? Why am I on Twitter? I’m not a rockstar. Why do I write for LinkedIn? I can’t compete with the influencers. I am an amateur photographer with less than 20 followers on Instagram and have a no frills WordPress blog. I do everything the gurus tell me to do.
All the top social media blogs I read tell me where to find ideas for hot blogging content. So off I go browsing Amazon’s top sellers for my niche, check out Drudge, and see what’s trending on Twitter. Next stop: Copyblogger and time suck some more, and then I notice the clock has tick-tocked to dinner hour and I’ve got nothing written.
What is wrong with me? Do I have writer’s block? Am I a procrastinator? Or am I trying too hard and discouraged because I’m such a teensy fish in a multitudinous ocean.
Did you know you have a right to see your medical record? And if you find a mistake you can request it to be corrected, or if you disagree with something your provider noted, you also have a right to write your own note stating that.
So why do we feel like we are snooping when we steal a glance at our “chart”? It’s our record, our right. Or are we afraid of what we might find out?
Health Information Privacy rules of protection has been around since 1996. Along with the right to view your chart, you have the right to:
Frigid temps, overcast skies with no hint of sun for days in a row can make even the hardiest person feel gloomy. Don’t become a victim of the winter blues! I have already field tested these 10 interventions and stand behind my word: try one, or kick it up a notch and do them all! You’ll be surprised at how quickly your mood will brighten.
#Exercise: bundle up and take a walk. The hardest part is finding the oomph to get outside, but once you’re out it’s quite pleasant.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is defined as:
A pathological anxiety that usually occurs after an individual experiences or witnesses severe trauma that constitutes a threat to the physical integrity or life of the individual or of another person.
Do you think yourself as successful? How do you define success?
Merriam-Webster defines it as, “the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame“. I think Webster completely misses the mark with that definition. Success is viewed differently depending on your culture, upbringing, social situation, work environment, and worldview.
Success is not a one-size-fits-all standardized, measurable thing. No one would argue that the self-made millionaires, Edison/Einstein types, Hollywood stars, Olympic athletes, or Pulitzer Prize winners aren’t successful.