My newest Quips and Tips articles range from making your blog posts more popular to discovering how your personality affects your saving and spending habits (money psychology!).
And, I’m sad to report that my literary agent and I aren’t on the same page when it comes to my latest book proposal…which means I’m looking for new representation! I’ve sent out a few query letters to agents before Christmas, and will continue my search in the new year…wish me luck…
Okay, 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
How to Choose a College Major– a guest post from fellow Suite 101 writer, Mark Solomon. He markets his online articles in 72 different ways!
How to Write an Article– because writing is a lifelong learning process.
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Caring for Elderly People With Lewy Body Dementia– different possibilities to focus on for your blog, for the New Year.
New Articles on Quips & Tips for Achieving Your Goals
How to Deal With a Break Up at Work –how you invest, save, and spend your money is connected to your personality and upbringing – fascinating!
What Is – and Isn’t – Normal in Your Period Cycle – because a reader asked how to deal with your new husband’s bitter ex-wife. Take her out for coffee, I say.
How to Choose a Hairstyle for Women Over 40 – because we’ll be paying off our home mortgage soon, and I’m good with money!
How to Write Query Letters for Magazine Articles – many couples can’t afford or don’t want to try marriage counseling, and there are ways to build a healthier relationship without external help.
New Articles on Quips & Tips for Couples Coping With Infertility
For Adoptive Parents – 10 Tips for a Successful Adoption – because we’re thinking about fostering or adopting kids…and I’m learning a lot about the process!
The Basics of a Sperm Test for Male Infertility – if you’ve been trying for a year and haven’t gotten pregnant yet, you should get a semen analysis done.
10 Ways to Increase Male and Female Fertility – a guest post from the Fertility Centers of Illinois – basic tips, but good reminders.
Why Can’t I Get Pregnant? 20 Possible Causes of Infertility – who know there were so many reasons women can’t get pregnant? Luckily, many are overcome-able.
New Articles on Quips & Tips for Spiritual Seekers
How Visualization or Guided Imagery Affects the Natural Healing Process – I’m learning just how powerful our thoughts are, and love writing about the mind-body connection.
Living a Spiritual Life by Understanding Spiritual Energy – written by my blog partner Gini Grey, this article describes spiritual energy in some detail.
Turning Religion Into Spirituality – 6 Tips for Spiritual Growth – because some of us are religious, but not spiritual. This is a joint blog post: me and Gini Grey!
5 Ways to Increase Workplace Spirituality – why leave your spiritual life at the door? Practical tips for feeling peaceful and fulfilled at work.
New Articles on See Jane Soar
5 Ideas for Turning a Hobby Into a Successful Business – for peeps who love their hobbies and want to make money, too. It’s possible!
Living With Diabetes for Women – Mary Tyler Moore – because I didn’t know that Mary Tyler Moore – “we’re going to make it after all!” – has lived with diabetes for 30 years.
New Articles on Psychology Suite 101
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children – anything that disrupts a child’s routine or threatens him or her can lead to anxiety or panic attacks. PTSD isn’t just for war vets.
Choosing the Right Antidepressant for Depression – those depression meds aren’t all made the same, my friend, and which ones you take depends on your symptoms and lifestyle.
Managing the Side Effects of Antidepressants – research shows that the best treatment for depression is a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy and antidepressants…this article describes how to cope with the side effects.
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.
That’s it for now, my friends! If you have any questions, comments, or jokes for me, please share below…