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Tips to Conquer Writer's Block

Tips to Conquer Writer's Block

Many times, the blank page induces fear. It’s not always easy to know what to write or how to begin, but we can assure you keeping a journal is a worthy endeavor. As you regularly spend time journaling, you will begin to experience the many associated benefits. Below are 3 of our best tips for conquering writer’s block.   Silence Your Inner Critic We tend to be our own worst critic and this stops creativity dead in its tracks. It is essential to push past this internal negativity or insistence of perfection if we are ever to write a single...

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Why Storytelling Matters

Why Storytelling Matters

Humans have been telling stories for tens of thousands of years—in fact, we were telling stories before we were able to read or write. Experts believe we are natural storytellers with a need to communicate in this unique way. From the stories we see in movies and books today to the stories carved on ancient tablets, storytelling is timelessly powerful. Harold Goddard, author and former English professor, once said: “The destiny of the world is determined less by the battles that are lost and won than by the stories it loves and believes in.” Here are a few reasons why...

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Mark Maker: Ryan Michler of Order of Man

Mark Maker: Ryan Michler of Order of Man

Our latest Mark Maker made a stand and started a movement. Meet Ryan Michler, founder of Order of Man, a community of men dedicated to becoming the best they can be. The Order provides the tools needed to become better husbands, fathers, businessmen, and community leaders: men. Learn more about Ryan and how he’s leaving his mark in our one-on-one interview.   Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Yes, we just moved to Maine about ten months ago. My wife and four kids decided to go on a little bit of an adventure. We’ve been out here through...

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How to Wash Your Face Mask

How to Wash Your Face Mask

Wearing face masks has become a part of our daily lives and, in order for them to be most effective, it's important to sanitize them often and properly. It is recommended you wash your mask after every use, so it's a good idea to own a few masks to ensure you always have a clean one. Our video will show you a few methods for properly cleaning, drying, and storing your masks.  List of supplies: • Saucepan• Regular dish soap• Plastic container• Mixing utensil• Paper towels• Laundry detergent See our full face mask collection here. 

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