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Generation Butthurt – Interesting Thoughts

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog: Image via Flickr Creative Commons, courtesy of Kenny Louie. Today we are going to dive back into social media because who we are on-line impacts the odds of our success. Whether we like it or not, engaging on social media and cultivating a following is going to massively… via Generation… Continue reading Generation Butthurt – Interesting Thoughts

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USA Inauguration Day

My unhappy thoughts about the Inauguration of Hate. I say, resist. Fight. Keep the dream alive.

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Investing in Women

Today is a rather important day for me. It's my 3rd full day of a vacation in Japan. Time just seems to fly by when you're having fun. Here in this country so unlike my own, you begin to see the differences in genders. Japan is not terrible when it comes to equality for women.… Continue reading Investing in Women

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6 Tips for Women Trying to Start a Life Abroad

via 6 Tips for Women Trying to Start a Life Abroad Originally written by me (Eri/Valerie) for Womanitely.com. Leaving the home country, wherever that might be, is as scary of a thought as it is enthralling. Though the world has been mapped and adventure comes attached with a GPS, you never truly know what’s out… Continue reading 6 Tips for Women Trying to Start a Life Abroad

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Abandoned, Not Forgotten: A Look at the Haunting Beauty of Modern Ruins — Discover

A look at bloggers and photographers who document the disappearing traces of everyday 20th-century life. via Abandoned, Not Forgotten: A Look at the Haunting Beauty of Modern Ruins — Discover

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The Hanayashiki Ninja Training Experience in Asakusa, Tokyo

via The Hanayashiki Ninja Training Experience in Asakusa, Tokyo Originally written for and published on wayofninja.com: Ninjas are beings shrouded by smoke and mirrors. Most people know the basics about these elusive warriors from Japan: that they did assassinations, worked with samurai, and threw shuriken. Unfortunately, anime series like Naruto and the show Ninja Warrior… Continue reading The Hanayashiki Ninja Training Experience in Asakusa, Tokyo

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10 things Japan has that America needs | Yettio

via 10 things Japan has that America needs | Yettio Written by me, VALERIE TAYLOR APRIL 15, 2016 Despite being an innovative country, America is missing things. Japan’s useful contrivances are boundless, but here’s some that America should really consider adopting. Love hotels Let’s admit right now that getting that special moment with someone can be difficult.… Continue reading 10 things Japan has that America needs | Yettio