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self esteem issues

Self Esteem Issues for the Self-Employed

Let’s have a chat about self esteem issues, and how that affects your business when you’re self-employed, shall we? I believe it really needs addressing. I have a pet-peeve. I can’t stand pity sales. I cringe when I hear someone trying to drum up business by attempting to make the customer feel sorry for them. I […]

haircuts and head lice

Haircuts and Head Lice? NOPE!

Haircuts and Head Lice? NOPE! Did you know that head lice is easily spread from person to person? This is why haircuts and head lice do not mix! I’m sure many of you are saying, “well, duh, Martie”, but you’d be surprised at the large percentage of people who don’t seem to be aware of […]

A Hairdresser Balances Work and Family

[I’d like to start this off by saying:  This is yesterday’s blog post, which is just so hilarious to me considering what this is about.  Balancing work, family, and just life in general, is so challenging!  Yesterday morning was just like any other peaceful morning, and I was working away on this post, until the […]

Sound Off: We Have A Giveaway Winner!

It’s time to announce the giveaway winner for the “it’s a 10” goodies! So here’s how it went down… I copied and pasted the names of  eligible participants – those who commented and either subscribed, or were already subscribed – onto a site called Random.org.  Once you click “randomize”, it sorts the names randomly into […]

Sound Off: Teacher Appreciation Week!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! It was a great week for it, here in this Small Town Of Mine.  Last week was the dreaded standardized testing week, which is about as opposite from teacher appreciation as you can get!  After a week of teachers praying, hoping, and groveling for good scores (the pressure!), they now get […]