Category: communication

V&E Tribe: Why Write?

Why Write?

If you’re asking yourself that question, then the answer is likely: because you’re a writer.

For writers, the act of committing words to paper (or screen) is not a choice but a compulsion that cannot (and should not) be quelled…

V & E Words: Renewal

V&E Voice of the Voiceless Series providing the definition and etymology of keywords for the renewal of your body, mind, and spirit. Exploring the relationship between language and personal wellness. First in the series I will look at the word: Renewal.

Participate now in a research study about ASMR, flow, tingles, and relaxation.

Originally posted on ASMR University:
Alfa Ramirez is pursuing her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Digital Cinema Arts at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, USA. She completed a prior ASMR research project which I wrote about here in December 2016. Alfa has obtained IRB approval for another ASMR research study and you can…

Contraries

Without contraries is no progres- sion. Attraction and repulsion, rea- son and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence. From these contraries spring what the religious call Good and Evil. Good is the passive that obeys reason; Evil is the active springing from Energy. Good is heaven. Evil is hell. The Question: What

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You are not a mess, you are vulnerable

“You are not a mess
You are brave for trying”
Vulnerability is noble, but it’s not easy. The war-torn path behind me indicates I have made many messes and many mistakes, but is that such a bad thing? Or do the courageous and brave get confused with the meek?

How to Manage Research

Matter Writing made this helpful post on managing research for writing. She has helped me organize myself (I still have a long way to go!) but the difference has meant everything! Enjoy!   I’ve found that getting organized before I begin researching and plotting a story is key so that I don’t lose perspective when

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The Oxymoronic Rhetoric of Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s campaign manager’s use of the term “alternative facts” has spurred sales of Orwell’s dystopian fiction 1984 and reminded us why words matter. Source: The Oxymoronic Rhetoric of Donald Trump

Vessels, Inducers, Blissers and/or Pushers

I was doing some research for a post on ASMR and found The Unnamed Feeling a blog about ASMR, and I found this list of “Vessels” really interesting, so I had to share! Without leaving the A’s I can safely say I have had an ASMResponse to both Adele and Alan Rickman! Here is the Vessel Directory “…This is a directory of sorts that will

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