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15 Funny English Idioms You Should Know

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 5, 2015

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You may not know many of these funny English idioms, but they can add color to your writing and bring joy in your life.

Harvard Linguist Debunks 10 Grammar Myths Learned in Schools

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 30, 2015

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What constitutes good writing, and why is so much writing so bad today? Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist explores some of the most common myths and the mistakes they produce so you know what may be muddling your writing.

13 Statements Happy, Positive People Say All the Time (That You Should Say Too)

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 28, 2015

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Happiness and success in your personal and professional life is about making yourself more positive so you can be motivated enough to do what needs to be done to achieve your goals. Super positive people know this and use the power of words to motivate themselves (and others) to reach their goals.

9 Things People Frequently Get Wrong About Introverts

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 23, 2015

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Many people in creative and solitary professions like writing are introverts. And introverts are terribly misunderstood in society. 

10 Ways People Fail at Basic E-mail Etiquette (And How to Charm With Yours)

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 21, 2015

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In today's digital age, who doesn’t use e-mail? All of us use e-mail. And yet, according to business etiquette expert Barbara Pachter, many of us still don't know how to use e-mail appropriately.

8 Effective Ways to Calm Your Mind When Things Don't Look Too Good

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 16, 2015

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Sometimes life looks grim during lean or difficult times. Our minds go into overdrive on negativity and tell us how we are no good and are never going to make it. If you don’t interject and calm your mind, things can get depressing in a hurry.

10 Things Entrepreneurial Writers Do Differently to Write More Fluidly

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 14, 2015

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If you are a writer with a knack for entrepreneurship, you have to put words on many pages to (among other things) spread the word about your business. Even if you are not a writer per se but want to grow a business, you still need to write more fluidly and effectively.

Motivation: Why it's So Important to Seek Passion in Life

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It’s important to follow your passion, and Randy Pausch, Steve Jobs and Will Smith share why this is so. They encourage us to seek passion in life and live fully, appreciating the life that we have been given.

Do You Do Meditation? Meditation Boosts Creativity, Researchers Say

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 31, 2015

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Meditation might seem pretty boring, uncomfortable and useless to some of us, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Numerous studies show cultivating this one small habit of doing meditation daily brings tremendous benefits, including boosting our creativity.

10 Powerful Beliefs of People Destined for Success

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 26, 2015

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You might think it’s some unfair throw of the dice that makes some people succeed where so many others fail, but that’s not really it. Success is an attitude that springs from a framework of empowering beliefs and lifting habits. 

13 Powerful Routines Of High Achievers That Boost Productivity

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 21, 2015

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Following the same routine may not sound exciting, but it can make you more productive. And peak productivity makes the difference between achieving greatness and simply getting through each day with mediocrity. 

The Art of Lying Down: 5 Famous Writers Who Surprisingly Wrote From Bed

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 11, 2015

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How many of us can admit to working while lying down? German author Bernd Brunner makes a convincing case for the time we spend recumbent. 

13 Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business Online

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 4, 2015

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Whether it’s offering freelance writing services, blogging on your own site, or operating an e-store, running your own business online has its ups and downs. These 13 things may never be mentioned to you until you’ve taken the entrepreneurial plunge.

3 Basic Rules to Follow When You Live With Someone Who Works From Home

by Leda Marritz | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 30, 2015

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Working from home can be tricky. What do you do when it's your spouse or someone you live with who's working from home? How do you respect their space without being cut off completely? You should probably establish a few ground rules so that you don't drive each other crazy.

Standing While Working Isn't That Much Better Than Sitting, Studies Show

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 22, 2015

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Many of us know sitting for hours a day when working is dangerous for our health. This might explain why there’s been a sharp rise in the use of standing desks. But, standing too much isn’t that great for people either. Is there a compromise for sitting (or standing) for hours a day? Yes there is.

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