Guest Post: What Civilians Wish You Knew

I recently was invited to write a guest post for Separating From Service, a powerful blog created by a good friend of mine, Eric Burleson. Separating From Service is all about helping veterans who are transitioning back into a nonmilitary society gain a stronger foothold and make the best of their new life. But even… Continue reading Guest Post: What Civilians Wish You Knew


Ebook Review: Superpower of Intention

Eri's Book Review for Superpower of Intention: How Intention Affects Our Reality by Andrew Morrissey Disclaimer: This review contains affiliate links. One of the coolest people I have made contact with as a freelance writer and superhero nerd (Batman, Deadpool, X-men, and Thor fan here) is Andrew Morrissey. We started conversing a while back about… Continue reading Ebook Review: Superpower of Intention


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