Your Stories I

I love to read blogs as much as I love to keep this one. Sharing and picking up on new ideas and engaging in discussion makes the blogging world go round. Taking inspiration from my first blog, I decided to do routine posts again sharing some powerful words from fellow bloggers that inspired me this week and keep me going back for more. Check out the excerpts below and make sure to click on the links to see the author’s full blog post and explore more of their work.

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5 Big Qs to Ask Yourself and Others

To begin with the good news, I finally started reading a book! And I did my reading while doing exercise! It was a super half hour for me today as I have been trying to build both activities into my regular habits for a long while. The book that stood out as the one to get me going is called How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass by Christopher Dicarlo.

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Reading Non-Fiction

The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one that makes you think. – Harper Lee

I have always been a story reader and my interest in non-fiction is fairly premature. I am developing it, in favour of my ardent pursuit of knowledge. I find that it is much more challenging than reading fiction and offers a vastly different experience. With a story, I start from the beginning and it just carries me through to the last page. I tried the same with my non-fiction reading choices but did not have as much success. So, I decided to go a little deeper and figure out how I can make the most of my non-fiction reading experiences. Here are some tips and tricks that I gathered and applied to improve:

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