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Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas

I want to go there.

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Tucked away in the lush, green hillsides of the northwest, the Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas is a far cry from the white stucco-lined islands of the Greece you’re use to.

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Wednesdays Visual Writing Prompt

What fun! A Halloween photo prompt for a story. Thanks, Michelle Rene Goodhew!

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Visual writing prompts are an excellent method to spark your creativity. They are a means of exploration into your journey as a writer. Taking part in writing prompts can lead you into depths of writing discovery that may have otherwise eluded you.

Taking twenty minutes to participate in prompts like this on a regular basis can unlock your true potential as a writer.

Good Luck!

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The Challenge

Use this prompt to think outside the box, to go somewhere with your writing that you had never dared go before. See what kind of magic you can work with that brilliant mind of yours.

  • Use this prompt to add a scene to the current book you are writing.
  • Start a short story that you can give away for free to subscribers of your blog.
  • Or just practice your skills.

It’s true that a picture like this can spark…

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Morning Stroll in the Mont d’Or

Seems like more than a stroll but beautiful nevertheless.

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French photographer Aurelien Billois went for an early stroll in Mont d’Or, in the French Jura, to capture these stunning landscapes.

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Will O’ The Wisp

Michelle Rene Goodhew’s book recommendation.

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Will O’ the Wisp is a paranormal tale from C. S. Boyack. It involves a mildly handicapped girl facing a mysterious threat. The wisp has been killing off Patty Hall’s family for generations, and she’s next on the list. It is suitable for young adult readers. It’s a perfect Halloween read.

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Are you left brain or right brain dominant?

Interesting article with informative color graphics. Thanks, Michelle Rene Goodhew.

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Left and Right Brain

Understanding Individual Differences

Have you ever wondered how your best friend lives so freely “moment-to-moment” while your mind is imprisoned by thoughts of past events and/or planning of future events (so neatly) written in your (overly structured) daytimer?

Brain Hemispheric Specialization provides insight into why some of us are more present focused and able to “go with the flow” (Right Brain dominant); while others are busy planning their days with the step-by-step precision of a NASA engineer (Left Brain dominant).

Left and Right Brain

Your Brain and Behaviour

Despite being identical in structure, the two halves of the brain specialize in how they process information (e.g., Past vs. Present), and how they function (e.g., Verbal vs. Nonverbal).

Time Processing: Past vs. Present

  • Left hemisphere – processes information sequentially, one bit at a time
  • Right hemisphere – processes information globally, considering it as a whole

Brain Functions

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Gut Feeling, a Scientific Reality?

I think the Vagus nerve knows a whole lot more than the scientists do. I wish I had time to study it.

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Vagus Nerve System

After disheartening weeks of climate chaos I sought news to  combat depression. I found it in an unusual source: our guts. Gut bacteria and human health is a relatively new area of research. it began with incurable GI problems being treated by implanting fecal material from healthy folks  Then studies began to look at the role our bacteria played in other diseases. Brain Maker, by Dr. Perlmutter, catalogs problems of a number of people who received heavy doses of antibacterial medicine as youth. They later developed a variety of diseases, but rapidly improved with introduction of probiotics. Yogurt aficionados proclaimed “We told you so.” I’ve fallen in love with Kombucha, good for gut beasties and tastes like ginger beer with a bite.

Science is now looking at the connection with mental health. Anecdotal evidence supports the value of probiotics for depressed persons.

From Psychology Today: “There is growing…

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Wednesdays Visual Writing Prompt

I love this prompt.

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Visual writing prompts are an excellent method to spark your creativity. They are a means of exploration into your journey as a writer. Taking part in writing prompts can lead you into depths of writing discovery that may have otherwise eluded you.

Taking twenty minutes to participate in prompts like this on a regular basis can unlock your true potential as a writer.

Good Luck!

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The Challenge

Use this prompt to think outside the box, to go somewhere with your writing that you had never dared go before. See what kind of magic you can work with that brilliant mind of yours.

  • Use this prompt to add a scene to the current book you are writing.
  • Start a short story that you can give away for free to subscribers of your blog.
  • Or just practice your skills.

It’s true that a picture like this can spark…

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The Stilt Walking Shepherds of Landes

Fascinating!

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landes-stilt-walkers-8A 1938 postcard showing shepherds from the marshy region of Landes, France, getting around on stilts.

The Landes region of southwestern France, bordering the Bay of Biscay, is covered by a large pine forest.

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Wednesdays Visual Writing Prompt

Michelle Rene Goodhew posted another interesting prompt.

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Wednesdays Visual Writing Prompt

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Visual writing prompts are an excellent method to spark your creativity. They are a means of exploration into your journey as a writer. Taking part in writing prompts can lead you into depths of writing discovery that may have otherwise eluded you.

Taking twenty minutes to participate in prompts like this on a regular basis can unlock your true potential as a writer.

Good Luck!

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The Challenge

Use this prompt to think outside the box, to go somewhere with your writing that you had never dared go before. See what kind of magic you can work with that brilliant mind of yours.

  • Use this prompt to add a scene to the current book you are writing.
  • Start a short story that you can give away for free to subscribers of your blog.
  • Or just practice your skills.

It’s true that a picture like this can spark…

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Sneak Peek Reluctant Paladin Cover

I highly recommend this book by Jordan Bernal as well as her first book, The Keepers of Eire. If you like dragons or know someone who does, check out these books!

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Here is a sneak peek of the front cover of my middle-grade spinoff novel, Reluctant Paladin. I am in the final round of proofreading, then plan to publish by October 1.

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