Migraines – The Truth About Home Remedies and Medicines

I have been suffering with migraines since I was twenty five, I’m now forty three so you do the math. One migraine is too many if you ask me. A migraine takes away many hours and sometimes days out of your life. A migraine can come quickly and it basically feels like someone is stabbing […]

Have Your Cake And Eat It Too..How To Custom Order A Cake

The popularity of over the top and whimsical cakes that only your fantasies would allow are all too real these days.  The major players in this field have been in televised competitions, highly visible magazines, major newspaper articles and published books. When ordering a custom cake, there are a lot more  “Cakers” to chose from […]

The Top 5 Things I Learned from BlogHer’12

Now that BlogHer ’12 is over, I’m full of lessons, inspirations, and self-confidence.  The BlogHer conference in New York was attended by about 5000 people, and every one that I met had something to offer, even if they were in a completely different area of blogging.  Here the top 5 things I learned at BlogHer […]

Tips on Creating Your Own Family Game Night

The members in my family are natural born competitors. Whether it’s a board game or playing Wii against each other, no one wants to lose. But since we all can’t be winners, there is always some sort of debacle at our house on Family Game Night. This summer we have been trying  to have Family […]

Do You Have Conference Curb Appeal?

Despite admonishments to the contrary since childhood, when it comes to people, I “judge a book by its cover.” I bet you do too. We can’t help ourselves. It’s human nature. When meeting someone new, we give her/him the 30-second once over. Is this someone we want to know? Someone we would be comfortable with? […]

Finding Bliss Wherever You Can

Earlier this week Rachel wrote a post entitled, “Why You Should Unplug.” It stuck in my mind and I decided to do something about it…it was time for action, I mean inaction! 😉 For me bliss is often found in the simplest moments and the tiniest pleasures. This morning I took the time to pamper myself […]

Six Professional Tips For Structuring Your Blog’s Video Storyline

Last  week television producer and media coach Lora Wiley- Lennartz  focused on performance tips- coaching for bloggers who are making, or think about making or aspiring to make better videos for their blogs.  Today she will work on making your performance better and  give you tips on ways to enhance your blog video storyline . […]

The Power Of A Handshake

How someone shakes my hand, tells me a lot about that person. Are they friendly or standoffish, dependent or independent, focused or scattered? In my more than three decades as a public relations and communications consultant, I have shaken more than my fair share of hands.  Thanks to my eclectic client roster, the hands I […]

Top Performance Coaching Tips For Your Blog’s Video

      Today I am sharing a bit of my professional wisdom with bloggers out there who are making, thinking about making or aspiring to make better videos for their blogs. This information is geared to bloggers wanting to do more personality driven videos, not straight technique demos.  Today I will focus on performance. […]