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Featured Contributor Sonja Hegman

Share: This month we are featuring technology journalist, Sonja Hegman. She writes for media outlets such as MediaBistro and The Motley Fool. She has an unforgettable style about her and she is someone you might think should have been in the audience at an Elvis concert, his early years. Her favorite movie is Pulp Fiction and she enjoys Sangria on Friday afternoons at her home in St. Paul, Minnesota. Her cat Fitz can be found curled up in her lap as she writes about Twitter, Facebook and the latest in technology news. She brings a fresh and modern style...

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Fashion From the Ground Up

Share: For the professional on the go, selecting an ensemble that will take you from day to evening is inevitably a consideration. When I open my closet in the morning, the first thing I look at are my shoes. I like to build my outfit from the ground up. If the shoes don’t feel right, it doesn’t matter how designer the rest of the look is, something will feel off. Standing 5’4” in bare feet, heels are a must, but lately my eyes have been drawn to a more comfortable foot covering that has been walking up and down...

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Pop Art Myths

Share: This summer, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Pop Art Myths, the first exhibition on this subject in Madrid since Pop Art at the Museo Reina Sofía in 1992. More than twenty years later, the exhibition’s curator Paloma Alarcó, Head of Modern Painting at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, will offer a reassessment of this artistic trend from a 21st-century viewpoint. Featuring more than 100 works ranging from pioneering British Pop Art to the classic American version and its expansion into Europe, the exhibition aims to trace the shared sources of international Pop Art and to undertake a revision of the...

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The Benefits of Hypnosis for Wellness

Share: By Colin Christopher For people in chronic pain or who have long-term emotional, mental, or addiction issues, hypnosis may not be the first therapeutic option that springs to mind. As one of the least known treatments, hypnosis is still thought of by many as merely parlour tricks and dismissed by some as quackery when it comes to any potential for actual healing. That perception is slowly changing, as more education gets out and more high profile celebrities use hypnosis for a wide variety of ailments. A recent example was when Princess Kate Middleton used it to overcome a...

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Finding Lucas

Share: by Samantha Stroh Bailey CHAPTER THREE “Leah? Katie? Rach?” I call after opening the front door that my trusting family never locks. Wait until their precious crystals and enema paraphernalia get swiped. “Jamie? Is that you?” Leah trills from upstairs. “Yeah, I’m home.” Leah glides downstairs with the same grace and elegance she’s always had. My mom is ethereal. There’s no other word more precise. Tall and willowy, her once blond hair is now silver and tied in a long braid that falls to the middle of her back. She’s wearing her favorite pale blue gauzy skirt (the...

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