The Art of Practice

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, Well week 2 is now completed and my sketch a plan is well under way although different than how I imaginded in the fact that I have been drawing male faces rather than female! For the longest time I have always focused on the female fashion face and illustrations.  I think I only ever did one project at Uni that was for menswear. The rest always womenswear. Tools and Resources I have watched a lot of Youtube tutorials on how to ...
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Sketch A Plan

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, Well i have completed my first week of sketches and i am pleased to say i have not struggled to pick up that pencil!  Probably because the challenge is still new, fresh and exciting. I have played around with how to structure a face, normally i use an egg shape which has been ok up til now but i feel i need a bit more structure or way to add structure. I did see something on Youtube that use a ...
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A New Challenge-A Sketch A Day

by Zoe Badger Arts and Entertainment, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Hello Everyone, Well it has been a while since my 90 day freedom blog challenge that i set myself. I have been busy making some changes to further that freedom feeling and shake my life up a bit. I have moved out of my rented flat and back to my parents to save some money to buy my own place, which was a hard thing to do as an adult in my early 40's. I also started my fitness up again and ...
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Music in the1980's: Bliss for our ears?

by Pierre & Simone Bonavia Camilleri Arts and Entertainment
We just came out from one of those events you cannot deny it was an awesome experience. For those like us, over forty years of age and born and bred in the 'magical era' of the 1980s, musical celebration is a 'necessity' Listening up to those tunes, not only makes you relive the days when your state of mind was effervescent and jolly, it points out the fact that nowadays the world we live in is much-deteriorated state than that we ...
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WELCOME TO ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage . Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakens                                                                     Carl Jung                                                                ...
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DAILY MESSAGE FROM THE PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Computers and Technology, Relationships, Finance, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Food and Drink, Writing and Speaking
For more postings, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage                          G. I. Gurdjieff lived his early years in the Transcaucasia region which had a rich ethnic mix comprised of Georgians, Armenians, Kurds, Greeks, Turks and Russians. At the age of fifteen, he set out to wander the world, gleaning whatever ancient wisdom he could in scattered Sufi ashrams, Christian churches, Buddhist temples and assorted mystery schools across central Asia, Egypt, Rome, Iran, Russia and going as ...
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BLUE SKIES... FROM NOW ON

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Writing and Speaking
                     To access more posts go to www.elysiumspassage.com  BLUE SKIES Nothing but blue skies from now on? But where do you find "nothing but blue skies?" There seems to always be some clouds drifting in or popping up out of nowhere. Just like life. Speaking of which, how many clouds do we attract into our lives just by thinking of cloudy thoughts. You know, the grey clouds of fear and worry; the thunder clouds of ...
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DIMASH... ART, SPLENDOR AND BEAUTY

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement
For more ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE posts, go to https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage   DIMASH KUDAIBERGEN________________________ PULCHRIDUDO SPLENDUS VERITUSBeauty is the Resplendence of Truth . In this post, I'd like to introduce Dimash Kudaibergen from Kazakhstan. He is very popular in Russia and China, but the West is slow in discovering him. So if you haven't heard of him before, or more importantly, heard him yet, click on the following links. The vocal teachers and critics I've listened to on YouTube have no criticism to offer, other than to say ...
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How To Improve Your Success In Affiliate Marketing

by Paschal E Nwanaji Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Finance, Home Improvement, Investing, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family
If you're a new affiliate marketer, then you may need some helpful tips to use for beginning your own career. Listed below are some tips to get you started with your affiliate marketing endeavors. Disclosing your use of affiliate marketing will let you know if it influences your readers in a positive way. Always try to be honest and truthful. Most readers will appreciate your honesty and will see your links positively. When getting involved in affiliate marketing, it's important to work ...
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11 Important Steps When Starting An Online Business

by Jwan Delawi Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
In this article, I talk about things to consider when starting an online business steps you should know when you think of starting your online business. So you are about forming an online business and your are newbie in the field. You might think that starting an online business is only host  a website. Start to blog or present your physical or digital products and the rest will solves itself automatically.  I thought it was that easy when I had my website ...
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A HIGHER VISION

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Writing and Speaking
For more ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE blog posts, click www.elysiumspassage.com   A HIGHER VISION One of the major themes in Elysium’s Passage novel series is, "Come further up, Come further in." If you are familiar with C.S. Lewis' works, you may recognize this phrase from what was cried out by the characters as they ran further up and further into the New Narnia, as described in The Last Battle, the concluding book in the Chronicles of Narnia series. As we each ascend our Mountain further up ...
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Is SEO The Best Way To Optimize Your Website?

by Jwan Delawi Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Finance, Investing, News and Society, Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education
Nowadays, People live in the digital world, and online business is one of the fastest-growing trends of this era. It is estimated that more than 85% of people search for products over the internet before finalizing the deal in B2B business. Statista report claims that by 2021, the online businesses will reach up to $4.5 trillion. The digital marketing also influences on sales of local retailers or stores. As per the LSA-Acquisio report, about 75% of searches related to online purchase ...
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READER REVIEWS

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage The following excerpts are among the first reviews of Elysium’s Passage: The Summit. Some are Amazon Five Stars reviews along with excerpts from two professional reviews (Blue Ink and Clarion). Also, note the full reviews after these excerpts.  "A delightful mix of fantasy, reality, conjecture, and humour; Mr Meyers draws the reader into the story with a gentle narrative that captures the imagination, leaving one anxious to get to the next page drawing you into his exceptional ...
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WHAT IS ART... PICTURE THIS

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
The above excerpt is taken from Chapter 17 (What do I know?) in Elysium's Passage: The Summit, the first novel in the novel series.  To provide a fuller discussion of creative expression within the dynamic of essence and form, I have included more of his dialogue below: 'I could go a bit further with this analogue and say...’ ‘That’s okay Eli,’ I said smiling, ‘I get the picture… with or without the frame.’ ‘Maybe you do,’ he said, ‘but allow me to stretch the ...
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5 secrets of sleep you may not be aware of

by Daan Neleman Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement
We all sleep, but yet we don’t care for it and take it for granted. In an eight hour performance, Max Richter uncovers the hidden gems of it: the intimacy, the underlying emotions and the vulnerability that makes us human. This weekend at the International Documentary Festival I saw the film Max Richter’s Sleep about this undertaking. It made make think: do I care about my sleep enough? And do we all in general? These are 5 reasons why you ...
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IS FREE WILL FREE?

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  Not too surprisingly, there has been much debate over the last hundred years on whether our actions are predetermined or if we actually have free will. Determinism comes in many forms, including physical determinism, logical determinism, theological determinism, etc. Likewise, opponents of determinism often agree that free will is not all that free when it comes to lower orders of consciousness. We consider the idea of reacting to be more mechanistic that our concept of responding, ...
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A VOICE IN THE NIGHT

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
ALL AND NOTHINGNESS: A VOICE IN THE NIGHT "In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters."                                                             Genesis 1-2 (KJV) Even since a ...
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This is how to make your wish come true

by Daan Neleman Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
Did you know there is a proven way to make your wish a reality? In a by a small circle of influencers well-recognized book "De Creatiespiraal" (Spiral of Creation), Marinus Knoope describes 12 steps to make your wish come true. These are the steps to follow. 1) The first step is to cherish the silence and relax. Get in the flow and let the ideas come to you. 2) If you have a clear idea you can write your wish on paper. That is the ...
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ARE YOU A SKEPTIC?

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
Are you a skeptic? Me too... except when I'm not. But what does it mean to be a skeptic? I suppose it depends... skepticism can mean different things to different people. Perhaps a fixed state of mind, or just seeing an occasional red flag. James, the philosopher in Elysium's Passage: The Summit, prides himself in being a skeptic, if not a bit of a cynic at times. However, while on the Summit, he is challenged to examine what his underlying motives are ...
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Why writing makes you happier

by Daan Neleman Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
" Research by Laura King shows that writing about achieving future goals and dreams can make people happier and healthier. Similarly, there's plenty of evidence that keeping, there's plenty of evidence that keeping a gratitude journal can increase happiness and health by making the good things more salient." Writing is key to me. Although it was not before I gave up that I wanted to be a writer that it gave me pleasure. Maybe there was a kind of have to be ...
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