The Absurdity of “Being Good” As A Writer

This is all too true. My distinct feeling on this is that there is room for all of us on bookshelves and e-readers, and as a community, we should all be more supportive of one another. Though I openly admit, some people make it very hard to be supportive of their work. However, if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. (I officially just became my Grandmother!)

Sass & Balderdash

The moment you realize you can conjure a tempest with words you’ll be ruined. Whether or not you start legitimizing the title on your business cards or writing under a nom de plume, the madness will start seeping in. The vulnerability of exposing yourself between the lines makes all of us writers our harshest critics, and many of us strive toward the elusive goal of “being good”—yet we have outrageous expectations as to what that actually entails.

For most, “being good” entails a bestselling book, a blog whose posts explode with comments within minutes of a post being published, a website whose content routinely goes viral, or a dedicated fan club whose members beg to have their unmentionables autographed. For some, “being good” happens when you get your articles featured on websites whose traffic, numbered in the thousands, makes your bank account balance into an embarrassment. For a handful, “being…

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Pineapple: Nature’s Forgotten Super Food

Awesome info on the health and healing benefits of pineapple. I love it and it always makes me feel better.

 

Sentient Metaphysics

Pineapple health benefits and medicinal properties of the fruit.
Complete with Golden Splice Pineapple health shake.

The pineapple was originally from Brazil (though there are different varieties found elsewhere in the world). The pineapple was spread by natives around South America and eventually to the Caribbean and the Indies – and hit Europe in the 1400s.  Traditionally societies in South America have used pineapples to reduce digestive upset and irritation.

Pineapple Health Benefits

Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain.  It is the bromelain, found mainly in the core of the pineapple, which causes most people to feel a burning or stinging sensation in their mouth when eaten. Bromelain is a protein-digesting (proteolytic) enzyme complex which is able to hydrolyze or break down a wide variety of protein types in a range of both acid and alkaline environments.

This has fairly obvious health benefits when you consider that many of the

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We Are In The Era Of “Nightmare” Bacteria And Nobody Seems To Care

This is scary as all get out. I don’t believe I’ve taken an antibiotic in about five years, but I also believe in letting my body heal itself, even if that means I’m sick for a few extra days. Knowing your body really well will help you avoid being on medication unless you truly need it, so listen and remember that cold, flu, & virus season is never truly gone. Do whatever you can to keep you & yours from getting sick.

Moreover, what the fuck is everyone doing pumping antibiotics into animals?! And they wonder why this shit happens?! It’s enough to make me sick to my stomach. In fact, I just lost my appetite.

100 symptoms of Fibromyalgia

For everyone who makes it sound like Fibromyalgia will get better or simply go away. Nice try. Making a photocopy of this for future reference.