Category Archives: Blogging

15 ways to write an unforgettable blog post.

Originally posted on 6/8/15 In my two plus years of blogging, I think I’ve learned a few things about how to write interesting (and sometimes controversial) posts people want to read. Sure, I’ve posted weak articles no one seems to … Continue reading

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6 ways to turn things that annoy you into hilarious blog posts.

This ever happen to you? Yep, it’s beyond annoying. I bet you could write something funny about it. Let’s face it. Annoying things are funny.   If you can look at the humorous side of the things that drive you crazy, … Continue reading

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Lucky Otters Haven has a new look.

Boredom isn’t always the devil’s playground.     Sometimes boredom is so intolerable it can lead you to desperate actions to rid yourself of its special kind of pain–actions like, hmm…getting falling down drunk, hitting the mall and buying a … Continue reading

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My search terms are putting me to sleep.

Credit: Dreamstime.com I don’t have good ideas every day for new posts.  During the first year I had this blog, when I couldn’t think of anything to write about, I could always consult my search terms page and post the … Continue reading

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New share buttons.

I noticed WordPress has made three new share buttons available: Skype, Telegram, and WhatsApp (which I have never heard of).   I added the Skype and Telegram buttons.  I wonder why there isn’t an option for Instagram, with it being … Continue reading

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On being controversial.

I don’t write to people-please. I did enough people-pleasing as a scared, awkward child and a codependent wife to a sociopath. Those days, for me, are numbered. I blog to be honest about myself and the way I see the … Continue reading

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4 reasons why I won’t be switching to self-hosted anytime soon.

Not very long ago, Opinionated Man migrated his popular blog, HarsH ReaLiTy, from WordPress.com to WordPress.org. I remember reading his stream-of-consciousness posts while he climbed WP.org’s very steep learning curve, and I got headaches and felt twitchy just reading them. … Continue reading

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Using StumbleUpon to boost your traffic.

About a month ago, at the suggestion of another blogger,  I added a Stumble Upon sharing button to this blog.  This blogger said they got a huge upsurge in traffic just from sharing on StumbleUpon.  I didn’t believe it though. … Continue reading

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What to do the next time you can’t think of what to blog about.

Take a nap. It works for me about 90% of the time. Usually I wake up with at least one great idea for a blog post. When I got home from work tonight, I had no idea what to write … Continue reading

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Why I changed my blog’s description.

I just changed this blog’s header description slightly.  It now says “Confessions of a Recovering Borderline.”  There are two good reasons for this. This blog has always has been (and probably always will be) confessional in nature. In my last session, … Continue reading

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