Thursday, July 2, 2015
How To Mend A Broken Marriage
Relationships, including marriage needs nurturing to keep them going smooth. Broken marriages can be painful and can sometimes even lead to hate and remorse. But it is very possible to mend a broken marriage regardless of the reasons that led to the breaking. There are simple steps that can be followed to repair a marriage that of broken or keep the one that is about to break together. Here are some of the steps that can be followed to make amends...
What is it about other people's stories that capture our imagination? As human beings we all have a desire to relate to each-other in a positive way, whether we are fully aware of it or not. So the journey through the pages of another's story can evoke many different emotions, depending on your life experiences and where you are, as you are, right now!
Great Books for Artists (of Any Kind) Pt 3:
Over the years, I've found a number of books that got me motivated, thrust me into action, or helped me resolve some of the many stumbling blocks artists are prone to. I discovered them mostly in random fashion. Here is an aggregated list of all the ones I found useful, and usually entertaining.
Book Review: The Venetian's Wife by Nick Bantock:
Nick Bantock presents a tale about a modern day explorer, a ghost, intricate computer systems and a quest to completing the final pieces of a priceless, secret collection. This book is for those who like to learn about art and sculpture, and what it must be like to travel the world and protect precious artifacts from the wrong hands.
Americanah - By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie:
I stumbled on this book after a brief conversation about literature with a Nigerian friend. After reading it I once again found the answer to the question "why read", and in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discovered a mind far more profound and original than most. Like most great works this powerful book afflicts us with many human sensations that are conveyed in simple language.
From Stone Tablets to eTablets:
This author's musings over whether there has always been a consistent reaction to new technologies in communication. Take a look back at where "books" started, and where they are today.
The Cheapest, Yet Greatest Adventure:
Let's face it. Not everyone is fond of reading. However, one cannot deny the importance of knowing how to read in our everyday life. Travel back in time with me as I list my top five favorite books of all time.
Using Numbers In a Book Title:
Recently on LinkedIn, J.D. Gershbein, a global speaker and social branding specialist, raised the question, "Does a numbered step approach to titling a book have a positive effect on sales?" This particular question and subsequent thread made me delve deeper into the use of numbers in book titles and whether or not it makes sense.