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5 Things I Like About Myself

Sadje of KeepItAlive has begun this great new tag. It is about listing 5 things you like about yourself. You can read her original post here.

Here is my list:

1. My smile

I have been told often that I have a smiling face and I am rather proud of that. My smile is a gift from my mother. I must have been “scowlie” as a kid for she would often urge me to smile more. “A smile is half your success” she used to tell me.

2. My ability to write

Ever since I could read, I have wanted to write. School essays never seemed like work to me and I used to earn top grades in English Composition without any effort at all. This flair for writing helped me later in my scientific writing too. Once I had all the data and references, writing a research paper was no problem at all.

3. Seeing the silver lining

One of my talents that I find very useful is seeing my cup as half full instead of half empty. Contrary to what many may think, this works out as very practical since it keeps me from despair. It’s not that I am never frustrated or disgruntled (I am only human) but I am quick to remember my strengths.

4. Not giving up

I am quite tenacious, not giving up easily on myself or others. I subscribe to the concept “if at first you don’t succeed try, try, try again”

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Blogging Insights # 14–Art or Science?

The Nature of Blogging Questions 1. Is blogging an art or science? 2. Can people without a “natural talent” for writing become bloggers? 3. Have you ever taken or taught a blogging course? My Answers 1. Is blogging an art or science? In ny opinion it is a bit of both. It is an art in that it requires creativity. You must have new ideas … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 14–Art or Science?

Blogging Insights #13– Reblog from Randomness Inked

Saumya raises some highly valid points about blog post length. She discusses at length her knowledge and opinion of SEO and also reminds us that length is inversely proportional to frequency. Continue reading Blogging Insights #13– Reblog from Randomness Inked

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Friday Flash back–Temptations

I posted this quite some time ago. Now I am posting it again for Fandango ‘s Friday Flashback My posts are primarily text based. This is probably the only visual post that I have done: Temptations ! Yummm !! Need I say more ? Inspired by: FOWC with Fandango — temptation You may also enjoy: Sprinkle My compliments to the chef. Pumpkin Spice Latte: Trending … Continue reading Friday Flash back–Temptations


Share Your World 13.1.20

Melanie of sparksfromacombustiblemindbrings us a set of fun questions every week. QUESTIONS: What’s something your brain tries to make you do, which you have to will yourself NOT to do? (could be a bad habit, a physical response to something…your interpretation is as good as mine! ) My brain loves to worry and tries to set me off on a rollercoaster of stress and anxiety. … Continue reading Share Your World 13.1.20