How To: Manage Your Online Reputation

This article is written by Ali Brown; I loved it and I have her blessing to share it! As you grow your online presence, it’s inevitable that along with all the clients, customers, followers, and fans who support your success and sing your praises from the rooftops… there are also a few people who, well, think you suck. Or maybe not that bad, but they just want to complain about you. Or say something mean. Or be weird. And they will write about how they feel somewhere online. Nothing...

5 Reasons to Become an Optimist Right Now!

No doubt you’ve heard sayings about happiness and the power of positive thinking. For instance, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade” and “some pursue happiness, others create it.” Turns out that optimism truly is a powerful force. And, regardless of your circumstances or personal setbacks, you can choose to approach life with a positive outlook. Transforming negative thoughts into positive ones does increase your chances of success! Now, if your inner skeptic is saying,...

12 Ways to Eat Healthier When Dining Out

Considering even one or two of the following tips can make a tremendous change when it comes to improving nutritional value, as well as eliminating empty calories. Next time you are ready to head out for dinner, think about some of the ways you can transform your restaurant meal to be more nutritious, and ways in which to reduce calories: 1. Research the menus before you go. Call the restaurant ahead of time to see if modifications can be made. 2. Politely send back the bread basket and other...