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S.T. Alvyn, is an author, explorer and philosopher. She writes, muses, and philosophizes on life by sharing spiritual theories and concepts through experiences, channeling, spirit guides and claircognizance. She is also a tsundoku, but with good intentions to read them all one day.

Besides a love of history, literature, photography, fashion, and beauty, she has a passion for traveling and writing; both fiction and non-fiction with a down-to-earth and quirky sense of humor. Among her travels she has ventured on the slopes of Mount Everest, slept on the active volcano in Stromboli, wandered around the jungles in Thailand on an elephant and survived a few New England winters and heatwaves so far...

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    The rise of the free e-book

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    Using a pseudonym, A.K.A. or a 'nom de plume.'

    2 years ago

    Choosing to use a pen name, pseudonym, stage name or an a.k.a. has its pros and cons, but why do people choose to use an alternate persona and are the cons worth it?

  • To believe or not to believe—that is the question…
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    To believe or not to believe—that is the question…

    2 years ago

    What we believe in stems from our childhood from what we see, hear and read. Our beliefs are challenged, influenced and change during our life as we question 'What do we really believe in?'

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    Dream Myths-Our hidden desires and fears

    3 years ago

    Dreams delve into our inner subconscious, revealing what we hold back in real life. By understanding and acknowledging what our dreams are telling us, we can face our fears and follow our desires.

  • 10 Life Lessons from the Jedi Grand Master Yoda
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    10 Life Lessons from the Jedi Grand Master Yoda

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  • 10 things you may not know about Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    10 things you may not know about Nathaniel Hawthorne

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    Hawthorne was deep thinker and his work exemplified his frustrations and beliefs in human nature and the spiritual world. Only after his death was his work appreciated and understood how he had wished.

  • 10 tips for using the bus in Northeast USA
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    10 tips for using the bus in Northeast USA

    2 years ago

    Traveling by bus is fast and cheap with Wi-Fi, air conditioning and reclining seats. The increased competition between the routes has enabled people to commute and travel more frequently. My lowest fare was a free ticket for a 50 cent booking fee from Boston to New York at lunchtime.

  • 8 things to know about Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts
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    8 things to know about Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts

    2 years ago

    Gloucester on Cape Ann is known as the other Cape; it's a city filled with history and authentic charm, 35 miles from Boston. A working fishing port, lined with beaches and a rocky coastline where the sunrises are worth getting up for and the sunsets have a magical quality.

  • A survival guide to volunteering
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    A survival guide to volunteering

    2 years ago

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    10 Secrets from behind the Beauty Counters

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  • The Beauty of Vitamin C
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    The Beauty of Vitamin C

    2 years ago

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    8 things to know about Salem, The Witch City

    2 years ago

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  • The 24/7 Culture
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    The 24/7 Culture

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  • Regrets and Decisons
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    Regrets and Decisons

    2 years ago

    We all have some regrets and have made questionable decisions at some point in our lives. Making mistakes is part of life and learning to recognize them is part of the growing process, however, society is creating a standard that isn’t human forcing people to cover up mistakes or to find a...

  • What is Destiny or Fate?
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    What is Destiny or Fate?

    2 years ago

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  • Revisiting Narnia through adult eyes
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    Revisiting Narnia through adult eyes

    2 years ago

    A fresh look at the morals and dilemmas in The Chronicles of Narnia, through adult eyes and how they still exist today. C.S. Lewis’s predictions of humanity and the frailties of mankind through his tales of Narnia are shown through the eyes of innocent children. A world where he tells us it is...

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