Many companies write that they do not plan to sell your email address, so it is safe to give them yours. But, what about the companies that don't promise, and the emails you receive from unusual place
Sad lines are found in novels, poetry and especially music. What's the saddest line YOU'VE ever heard? Or wrote? Join the "sad line challenge" and see if you can write a line that can make me cry!
It's real easy to cross the line from being a helper to an enabler. Let's walk through how that can transpire and what to do if it does.
I am a mother of two,A writer,A critic,A speaker of inequality in our Society and Political Observer.Reading and Writing is my Passion.I cannot bear social injustice anywhere in the world.
Authors, you might think you are in control of your writing. In your mind, you control where the story leads and what words are formed to create the world for your reader. But the truth is that most of the time you are not. Okay, you never are. You...
What is it about an attractive or intriguing woman that turns an ordinary man into a creative whirlwind? What magical process enables him to invent, to sculpt, to paint, to write or to compose a masterpiece out of thin air simply by concentrating on...
In my office without windows, I sent a weekly email to my coworkers describing the lovely view I had that day out my "window".
See your mind's eye to a new identity. Find yourself away from the rat race built of your own accord, but easy to leave and start over again. Take the steps, see were you end up, let me know.
A serious narrative about the One foe that stalked me from age seven and is still present in my life.
Emptying your soul into the layers of papers with the sorcery of words beautifully painted over them is necessary in keeping one sane in such a mad world.
Everyone is entitled to exercise their right to freedom of expression. Freedom, however, should still be exercised responsibly and not at the expense of others' personal beliefs and convictions.
Several movies are out, or have been and will be, on historical subjects. They are still available in words, too.
In every life there is some one or some people who are living, breathing mysteries. You understand some. And some you don't. I am talking about a family who are STILL a living, breathing mystery.
A first-person narrative about how I would love to go back into 1972, my graduation night, and confront the people who made my life miserable along with those who were like me.
What are the similarities between the writing process of poetry and yoga? I'll discuss three of them--being mindful, relaxed and precise.
For many years, I was a man of the right. Recently, I switched to the left. This is an introduction to my story with the hopes that it will encourage many of you to make the transition.
Want to know if you’re a bibliophile? If yes, check the obvious signs I listed below and see if every sign applies to you.
Ever wanted to change the world? I know I always have, I've always wanted to 'make a difference' and change the world for the better. Maybe here I'll share a little on how you can change yours.
The story of an unfinished life rings true of the struggle we face daily. It puts its finger upon the emotional tug-of-war I am engaged in.
It had to happen. Now it has. My wife and I encountered, not met, a Mississippi Parking Attendant, Randy. I did not get his last name.
Reading for pleasure and writing in a journal can have a positive impact on your health and well-being. Learn more about what researchers have discovered about reading and writing.
I love those old mountains I call home. Take a journey with me as I guide you through a tiny part of Potter County, Pennsylvania.
My Hobbies Life without a hobby is like food without the salt. It is a hobby which makes living interesting. It is a pursuit outside one’s regular work. A hobby gives one joy and pleasure; one does not get tired of it. It is a pastime, relaxation...
How to grab someone's attention, keep it and invest wisely in the early phase of getting to know each other ...
What would change if vampires were real? How would life change if vampires were discovered to be real?
It's time to replace judgment with compassion, and start looking at each other with the same respect and love that our babies see in us. Let's look for the good together. It won't be hard to find.
It's not always easy to accept the aging process. But there is a certain beauty that comes with wrinkles and grey hair. Middle age is not something to fear, rather it is when we become fearless.
Have you ever wondered what would happen if a zombie outbreak happened? Will we be able to survive it or will the human race be pushed to extinction?
This article is a satirical approach to the practice of cryonics. It discusses the various ways in which the idea of preserving your body after death is a terrible idea.
The time comes in every writer's life when the question imposes itself about how much that activity is stealing from energy, effort, time, and other important factors of living a full life.
Life has a way of making you feel worthless at times. Most people are lucky enough to shack that feel off. The unluck onces of this have this slef hatetter that pills on to life's tough moments.
Supermarket shopping in modern times can be an extremely frustrating business. Do you ever find yourself mentally and physically drained after a simple visit to the supermarket? This page takes a tongue in cheek look at some of the issues we are likely to encounter on a daily basis at the supermarket.
This personal narrative spotlights how our world's poultry and beef industries have been used for profit for way too long. This piece does bear you reading and thinking about the text.
The simple fact that there are people around does not guarantee your safety. It's true that when we see a person in need, our first thought is to go help them. But we usually don't.
There are various ways to cook eggs. People might not know that the way they eat their eggs reveals a lot about them. See what it says about you.
A true narrative about the guys who hunt deer around my hometown. Well, not hometown, but in the woods.
Humans also defend their beliefs and will argue till they win, or are proved wrong, or just walk away with the thought that it is not worth it. In the last case, nothing is solved
Water is a precious resource and we need to pay attention to it. In our daily lives we often take it for granted, especially in large cities where water is wasted and polluted without regard for
This article describes my personal take on a particular "harmless" song that I feel objectifies and degrades women, encourages men to abuse women, as well as potentially promotes peer pressure.
By opposites are we ruled all our lives - light and darkness, day and night, Yin and Yang, Murphy and Phurmy …
When you stand in familiar surroundings do you get a sense of place, a sense of history, a sense of belonging? This is an exploration of what you have around you.
Some people play Candy Crush, others surf Wikipedia, I watched Youtube like it was my job AT my job.
I've dreaded sharing this narrative about Charles Manson dying from natural causes. I did not like Manson. And was not sad of his death. Sue me!
I grew up in the late 80's-90's. Perhaps that's why I miss so much about the 90's era. It was a more innocent time, with lots of wholesome TV shows and good music. Sometimes I wish we could go back!
Why do we insist in saying "Fish and Chips" rather than "Chips and Fish"? And why "in and out" in preference to "out and in"? Human conditioning is the key.
I am sharing my feelings for my mother. I did not seen my mother since my birth. I do not know where is she ? Alive or not. But through this article i Can tell my feelings for my mother.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by holding temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
If you suffer from a water bottle addiction or obsession, you are not alone. Please join me as I try to beat my addiction and give you tips on overcoming your own water bottle obsession.
Be advised -- this is a true narrative about (a) certain talk between my good friend, Randy Pearce, and I, during a break in high school one morning. I have only the truth about that talk.
The gentle art of enjoying the present moment just as it is has become redundant. Today, everything lies ahead. Our search for happiness remains a search - a never ending search.
Being a parent not only changes one's perspective but also teaches one to be more sympathetic towards one's own parents. You will realize this when your child replicates you.
In keeping with my hubs about what flies and other species of life say, this one is about frogs and their talking.
An account of my experience on a recent trip to Kauai. Having experienced Hawaii and other Islands before, and knowing what to expect still had me awestruck. I am thankful for this inspiring trip.
An author is merely limited by his imagination which really can be quite boundless. However, he will always be most comfortable in the world he knows.
A novel. A blog. A script. A novella. A personal letter to someone. These are all great ways for you to start your journey, as our writer. Our writer? Every person wants to read your work - our-is-us.
Who am I? I ask myself that a lot. I’m a young person trying to understand what it means to be an adult. When truly I figure it out, I hope to be healthy, happy and positive.
An article which is framing all the scenario of how it is to be in social media. With reference to the story of the writer of this article. Speaking out the truth of a common people in social media.
We're so concerned with what people think. It may be better than we perceive...or worse if you suck.
Much of the time, people cannot seem to eloquently state logical advice, and instead reach in the bag of horrendous inspirational quotes. This adds nothing to the discussion. Let's explore examples.
It, the vision seen by just one person, is all it really needs in order for that one brief encounter to inspire a narrative like this one.
Question: If a bum or tramp were to meet you face-to-face, would you be able to know the difference? No? Then you best study this narrative.
It is in the interests of all Insurance companies to keep you waiting and to not accept liability. That's their job. They take the money, but they don't like giving it back...
Jimbo Fisher, head coach of the Florida State Seminoles, but there's more to his name that meets the eye.
The most inimitable place to be, besides in my husband’s arms, is Harrogate, Tennessee. The rolling hills, clean crisp air, and spaciousness all surpass the city life. The memories and joy I experience when I am there will always...
Stereotype and cliché imply that all are the same. That's fine if we're talking about auto parts, but when applied to humanity, the result is a dead society. Oneness is unique people working together.
I describe how I purchased, painted, and installed my little free library which I use to swap books with neighborhood visitors.
There is a constructive side to denial which doesn't mean turning a blind eye on negative aspects of life - but rather focusing on the positive ones, which on quantum level produces positive outcomes.
Social Media makes it easier for people to fall in a pseudo relationship that is typically unfulfilling for both parties; and it's not the person, but the social media that the feelings are for.
This is a first for me. Maybe the last. When I was in high school, I lived in fear and dread of having to be our school mascot. You might want to sit down as you explore this soul-wrenching tale.
If you are a dedicated internet junkie then you know as well as I do that for some reason some of the stupidest things attract so much attention. Even here on Hubpages it never ceases to amaze me when I see something that appears to be ridiculous...
They're everywhere and sometimes we just can't avoid them, like taking medicine that tastes like rotten eggs. But who among is unlucky to be this stinky?
My growing interest in wildlife and the garden is new and exciting. I'm observing all sorts of natural things since moving into the countryside.
When I was a kid Halloween meant trick or treating, lots of candy and good natured fun. Then the real "monsters" appeared and ruined it all.
The cringe is just awful when you've just been witness to another lame and gut wrenching attempt of humor. But why do they subject themselves to such humiliation?
There's been a lot of talk over the past few years about so-called alterations to the scriptures because of the "Mandela Effect." Join me in examining what's really going on.
After 15 years of being a devout Christian and having impenetrable faith, I share most of my life story of how I came to lack belief in God.
Every book and every movie has a main character. The lucky one. The brilliant one. We see them and we ask, "We want to see something about the normal guy!" But is that really what we want?
A thrill-filled, spine-chilling narrative about something that happened with the Huge Original Soft Drink Company.
Talking about rats and their destructive behaviour, when they are allowed to come in our house. I believe that we should be on guard all the time and try to find ways how to stop them, if we can.
To hear a vampire lament on his loneliness is to know the true meaning of nausea. How can a woman hear the perpetual whining of immortality and the simpering crap of their painful existence?
It had to come out sooner or later. I am an American and an Alabamian, but I do not fish. You may read--but don't judge me, please.
My personal love of rock hounding is paralleled with spiritual lesson and application in this lesson. Rocks do truly cry out the praises of the One who made them.
This hub is all about the beauty of winter so if you are looking for ideas to make your winter season beautiful why not check out this hub. You will be glad you did.
If you have ever watched "The Walking Dead" or just a classic zombie movie, you likely asked yourself "Would I make it?" Well, here are some things that you would need to consider before you decide.
I promised myself I wouldn't do this anymore. However, I've found it necessary to remind everyone that amidst the scores of disagreeble people out there, there are truly good people.
If you hate football, you will be looking for something else to do on Super Bowl Sunday. Here are 25 things that are guaranteed to be more fun than the game — for non-football fans, that is.
Each and every person in this world is afraid of something. And one of the most common is the fear of failure. But to achieve success we need to overcome our fears and be confident in ourselves.
How would the world be different if superpowers were real? What would change if super powers were discovered?