Aloha – I ’m bringing these Quips and Tips articles to you from the beach in Maui! I can’t stop writing about Hawaii; my recent posts include tips for romantic honeymoon getaways, booking vacation packages, and losing weight on holidays.
When was the last time you took a vacation? Tip of the day: go now, my friend…life’s too short to spend at home.
Here’s a roundup of my latest articles on Quips and Tips, See Jane Soar, and Psychology at Suite101…
New Articles on Quips & Tips for Successful Writers
Best Jobs for Introverts and Quiet People – because some hotels offer the “media rate” for bloggers (I’m staying at the Aston Maui Kaanapali Villas in Hawaii) if you sing for your supper. I’m happy to write about this hotel, and would return in a heartbeat.
How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome for Writers– my mother-in-law went for carpal tunnel surgery yesterday, and I’m suddenly ultra-conscious of my wrists and fingers. Writers are at risk!
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How Bloggers Make Money – From Ads to eBooks– a guest post from copywriter Karen Marcus…she offers tips for using Harvest, which is project management software. This is great for writers juggling many assignments.
New Articles on Quips & Tips for Achieving Your Goals
10 Warning Signs of a Bad Relationship – because Hawaii is a perfect destination for newly married couples! Especially if they’re armed with extra info.
5 Foods That Make Your Menstrual Cycle Regular – it’s so tempting to lay on the beach and stuff your face with huge meals…but nothing tastes as good as feeling fit feels.
5 Foods to Increase Sperm Count, Production, and Motility – because readers keep asking how to mend a broken relationship (though my first instinct is to say “move on!”).
17 Gift Ideas for Women After a Single or Double Mastectomy – I alternate between doing yoga and running on the beach every morning (except for today, because the whale watching cruise starts at 7 am!).
11 Types of Articles to Write for Magazines – because saying “I love you” is about more than buying flowers and chocolates.
5 Financial Goals Couples Should Never Set – a guest post from “the money couple” – I love their advice!
Thoughtful 40th Birthday Gift Ideas for Women – my first blog post about Maui…that was so exciting.
New Articles on Quips & Tips for Couples Coping With Infertility
6 Tips for Eating a Full-Fat Dairy Diet Without Gaining Weight – because a reader asked how she can eat full-fat milk products to increase her chances of getting pregnant…but not gain weight.
Health Issues and Medications That Cause Irregular Menstrual Cycles – my “how to regulate your period” post is one of my most popular, and think it’s because women have irregular periods for many reasons…including prescription drugs
What to Say to People Who Keep Asking If You’re Pregnant Yet – because a friend of mine won’t stop bringing up infertility and how it’s affecting my marriage! Driving me nuts, she is.
New Articles on Quips & Tips for Spiritual Seekers
How to Mend a Broken Friendship – a joint article with my blog partner, Gini Grey…because a reader asked about rebuilding a friendship.
4 Ways to Build a More Spiritual Relationship With Your Partner – because part of being a great lover is your spiritual connection.
New Articles on See Jane Soar
7 Signs of Inner Peace – The Peace Pilgrim – from You’ll See It When You Believe It by Wayne Dyer – an amazing book about transformation and flowing with life. Love it!
3 Ways to Leave Relationship Abuse Behind – Eleanor Roosevelt – because my “stages of an abusive relationship” is really popular on See Jane Soar. I can’t believe how many women are suffering in silence.
6 Practical Ways to Believe in Yourself – Zora Neale Hurston – one of my favorite blog posts on See Jane Soar…because we can’t achieve much if we don’t believe in ourselves!
New Articles on Psychology Suite101
How to Make Love Last in Long-Term Relationships – new research shows that romantic love can last a lifetime…but it takes work.
Laurie's "She Blossoms" Books
Growing Forward When You Can't Go Back offers hope, encouragement, and strength for women walking through loss. My Blossom Tips are fresh and practical - they stem from my own experiences with a schizophrenic mother, foster homes, a devastating family estrangement, and infertility.
How to Let Go of Someone You Love: Powerful Secrets (and Practical Tips!) for Healing Your Heart is filled with comforting and healthy breakup advice. The Blossom Tips will help you loosen unhealthy attachments to the past, seal your heart with peace, and move forward with joy.
When You Miss Him Like Crazy: 25 Lessons to Move You From Broken to Blossoming After a Breakup will help you refocus your life, re-create yourself, and start living fully again! Your spirit will rise and you'll blossom into who you were created to be.
How Depressed Women Can Lose Weight Naturally – a common side effect of antidepressants is weight gain, but it doesn’t have to be permanent!
Aloha for now, my friends…