Monthly Archives: February 2016


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With all the phishing attempts that come through my email accounts on a fairly frequent basis, I had to do a double take when this legitimate warning from Amazon.com came through in the early morning hours of February 19, 2016. The title of the email was “Your Amazon password has been changed”, which sends up the phishing red flag right away. However, the content of the email and the fact that it didn’t ask me to log in via any provided links or reply back with any information made me believe that it might be legit.  After some searching, I […]

Startling email from Amazon


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A famous quote from author Edgar Rice Burroughs begins with “We are, all of us, creatures of habit”. Good or bad, we all have many, many habits. As for me, other than the basic survival habits, I have almost no good habits that will move me forward in life and quite a few bad habits that have caused significant harm. Now, there’s no way in hell I’m even remotely qualified to get into the psychology of habits and personally, I believe a significant amount of experts on the brain do a lot of guessing due to the extreme complexity of […]

Create New Habits – There’s an app for that



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As I continue my journey out of the darkness of depression and inactivity into the light of appreciating life and igniting my inner creativity, I find my struggles extremely interesting albeit a tad irritating and frustrating as well. Slowly but surely I am putting the days of beating myself up over my non-productive days, which still far outnumber the productive ones, behind me. As far as I’m concerned, I’m simply getting reacquainted with who I am and who I will eventually be. The success I am seeking in this journey is something that most never, ever achieve for a wide […]

Appreciate your struggles


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Bad, bad, bad entrepreneur!!!! Well, I was flying high after a relatively product December, but could be feeling low after a less than stellar effort in January. After managing to post here at an every other day pace in December, I stumbled to a paltry pace of barely once per week in January. This would have been acceptable if I had made some strong progress on my other sites, but progress there was minimal as well. I accomplished nothing with Live The RV Dream, Shop The Burgh, and Top Ten Consumer Reviews. Pittsburgh Clicks and Work At Home Network each […]

Disappointing efforts in January