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I guess when I was younger, I wished a lot of things for myself when I “grow up.” I suppose every kid had those thoughts. Every kid wanted to be an astronaut or a race car driver or a doctor. And some...
Darren Rea8 hours ago
Creation
The simple art of creation. It touches us in many ways, it fills us with something beyond words. A lasting experience that dwells in our hearts. Creation is many things. Everyday we are creating, we a...
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Maryam Khan9 hours ago
6 Rules to Live by If You Want to Be Successful in Life
If you were to go around a room full of people and ask them what success means to them, the definition would differ every time. Success changes over time; it is so charged with emotion that it takes o...
Chelsea Kitchen9 hours ago
Stick and Stones May Break My Bones
Most of us on Facebook have seen the post “share a picture of you in your senior year and one now.” I know I did and I even shared it myself and said “it’s amazing what eight years and a baby can do.”...
Amidst the Sunset10 hours ago
Join the Lounge!
So now I have to try to make 600 words for this to be seen... Here goes. I love writing for Vocal! I love reading other stories, I love learning new things, I love seeing into the bright minds of the ...
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I Know Times Get Hard
I Know Times Get Hard Hello world, To all the men and women, And all the little boys and little girls, Tough times come and go, Never bend or Never fold, God has a plan for us all. I know you've probably heard those same words, maybe not those exact words but something similar. I'm here to tell you that those words hold a lot of weight and they truly hold a high abundance in life itself as a whole. Whether it's financial struggles, relationship struggles, social struggles, or any type of scuffle...
7 Habits of Highly (In)Effective People
Author's Disclaimer: The following article is, in actuality, a parody based loosely on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. My intention in writing this article is to shed some light on various unconscious tendencies that I have overcome in my own personal and professional life. Perhaps you will resonate with my ideas and have a laugh (at my expense) along the way! _____________________________________________________________________________
A Guide to (Maybe) Finding Yourself
I wish I could start this off by promising you a fast, 10-minute, easy fix solution, that I could somehow train your mind, body, and soul to sync in perfect harmony by the time you finish reading the ...
Leigh Hoopera month ago
10 Tips to Achieve Self Love
Self love is the most important love you will ever receive, so why do so many people struggle with this? In a world of photoshop, trolls, and everything in between, I'm not surprised people of today's...
Focusing When You Have to but Can't
Sitting down to create something—whether that is a story, an illustration, or an assignment for work, even holding onto that pencil, or hands raised above the keyboard—you still can't create. And mayb...
Alyssa Stone2 months ago
Unlock Your Creativity
Creativity is the art of transforming ideas, thoughts, and feelings into something tangible, something of this reality. Growing up, I never considered myself an artist. In school, there were always pe...
Ann Marie2 months ago
Everybody Dies Famous
A hairbrush is not just a hairbrush. A hairbrush is a handheld microphone for you to sing into while you dance around your bedroom, performing for an imaginary crowd of screaming fans. Your morning co...
jaquez makel10 hours ago
I Know Times Get Hard
I Know Times Get Hard Hello world, To all the men and women, And all the little boys and little girls, Tough times come and go, Never bend or Never fold, God has a plan for us all. I know you've probably heard those same words, maybe not those exact words but something similar. I'm here to tell you that those words hold a lot of weight and they truly hold a high abundance in life itself as a whole. Whether it's financial struggles, relationship struggles, social struggles, or any type of scuffle...
Alison Oelfke11 hours ago
What I Wish Younger Me Knew
I'm 22 and a few months into my first 'adult' job. Throughout these past few months I've been looking back quite a bit. So here is a compilation of things I wish I could go back and tell my younger se...
Rayne Arta day ago
Advice for Artists
Over the years of being an artist I've learned a few things that I think are important to share and will hopefully help other fellow artists, or just people in general, with how they view themselves/t...
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Maryam Khan9 hours ago
6 Rules to Live by If You Want to Be Successful in Life
If you were to go around a room full of people and ask them what success means to them, the definition would differ every time. Success changes over time; it is so charged with emotion that it takes o...
The Importance of Starting Over
“Sometimes you just need a fresh start. A new beginning. A clean slate. Just get rid of everything going wrong and make it go right. Sometimes, you just need to delete a number, colour your hair, quit...
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Brian 6 days ago
Having a Totally Original Idea: Is It Possible?
Having a genuinely original idea is extremely hard. My friends have argued to me that having a genuinely original idea nowadays is impossible. Their argument is that yes, new things will continue to p...
Jessica Skyea day ago
One Day Closer to You
So I was picking up my favourite Vietnamese takeout one typical Friday night, and the owner - who I know reasonably well since he is the one feeding my addiction- asked me why I was “so dolled up” and...
Salina Lehna day ago
How to Be Happy
What is happiness? Is it when you pet your dog or see your kids? Is it when you are giving to people in need? Or is it when you are eating your fave dessert? To be honest... happiness is a feeling bro...
Diane Da day ago
To My 30-Year-Old Self
As we age, we expect that our wisdom will come from the lessons that lie ahead. Society has conditioned us to believe that the older we are, the wiser we are. We don't ever imagine that our younger se...
Linda Paula day ago
The Magic of Manifestation
My father was a carpenter, although he didn’t have any formal training. He was a truck driver by trade, and a very gentle soul and musician by nature. He loved to create with his hands and wood was hi...
The Big House
Its a Sunday afternoon and I just woke up from a nap in my friend and mentor's "Big House." You see, our air conditioning unit went out last week, and then we had a hurricane warning for our area, so ...
Victoria Mobus2 days ago
Change and Growth
Change is one of the hardest things that I’ve dealt with and that’s because I like things the way they are and I get comfortable with where I am in life. However, you lose friends, you go through chan...
Darren Rea8 hours ago
Creation
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30 Journal Entries for Self Discovery - Day 2
This is day two of my self-discovery journal entries. If you're following along, I thank you. I also kind of wonder why follow my posts? But I've definitely followed weirder blogs. Thanks for sticking...
Efe Igbina day ago
Stepping out in Confidence
August 18, 2018, the day I hosted my first event, "Stepping out in Confidence." The event was my way to reach others and help them live the life they wanted and deserved, but it didn't occur to me unt...
Smitten Kitten7 days ago
How to Manifest
Bringing Your Desires to Life with the Law of Attraction
Smitten Kitten7 days ago
Everyday Things to Be Grateful For
One of the key components of attracting positivity into your life is experiencing gratitude. Often, we fixate on the things that we don’t have rather than celebrating the abundance that surrounds us e...
M R Britton9 days ago
Making a Change
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Nicola P. Younga month ago
Best Self-Help Books for Alcoholics
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), 8.4% of adult men and 4.2% of adult women in the United States suffer from an alcohol abuse disorder—over 9 million men and...
'You Can Heal Your Life'
One of my greatest passions is learning about the human spirit and understanding what animates us and makes us feel most alive and connected to ourselves and to one another. As a teenager, I was moved...
Salvador Lorenza month ago
Inspirational Books that Will Change Your Life
Often times in life, we are searching for a direction, a sign, a source of inspiration. This need for inspiration can pertain to health, a career path, or any variety of life chances and choices. Are ...
Amidst the Sunset10 hours ago
Join the Lounge!
So now I have to try to make 600 words for this to be seen... Here goes. I love writing for Vocal! I love reading other stories, I love learning new things, I love seeing into the bright minds of the ...
Mountain Sagea month ago
Complaining
Back in 2011 I was in a dark place. I had just returned to Japan. Earlier that year in March I had been in Fukushima and ten kilometers away from the power plant when it had malfunctioned causing mass...
Eliana Meligas2 months ago
Am I Important?
How did we get here? To a place where our value is so dependent on what we share with the world via photos, comments, likes, and shares. As a 22-year-old beyond my years, I have still fallen into the ...
M O8 hours ago
What I Thought
I guess when I was younger, I wished a lot of things for myself when I “grow up.” I suppose every kid had those thoughts. Every kid wanted to be an astronaut or a race car driver or a doctor. And some...
Chelsea Kitchen9 hours ago
Stick and Stones May Break My Bones
Most of us on Facebook have seen the post “share a picture of you in your senior year and one now.” I know I did and I even shared it myself and said “it’s amazing what eight years and a baby can do.”...
Ruby Browna day ago
Decisions, Decisions
Decisions, decisions… How do we really deal with the hard ones? 2017 was certainly a year of change for me on a personal level, with dramatic endings happening on a weekly basis. (I know I am among fr...