BLOG CALL – September 2017

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Do you need a little inspiration for a blog topic? Please see the list below to submit individual articles.

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Onto the Inspiration!

SUBMIT A MULTI-WEEK SERIES:

Writing a series requires at least 3 posts about 1 topic. Writing a Series is an EXCELLENT WAY to position yourself as an expert in the area you are writing about. Here is an example of a series written by Pamela Dussault. Notice how it is great content and she links her webinars. http://blog.thewellnessuniverse.com/creating-positive-change-with-archangel-michael/

*** ALL ARTICLES IN A SERIES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO the first article publishing. Comment below in this blog with a topic you would like to do a series about and Submit Your Series.

Some TOPICS for inspiration:

Astrological Events

Fitness & Nutrition (Got a great recipe?)

An ‘Ultimate Guide’ ‘Top Tips’ ‘How To’ types of blogs

Illnesses & Disorders with remedies for them

Self Transformation, Self Development, Business Development

Relationships

Alternative & Holistic wellness practices

Excerpts from your book can be used for a series

7 Day Eating Plans for: Detoxing, More Energy, Emotional Well-being, Reducing Cancer Risk Etc.

Below are a mixed bag of suggested titles to inspire you!

If you feel called to write on one of these, don’t delay, shout it out, in comments below! You will be notified with a reply comment if you got it. First come, first served. ALL of the titles suggested are to pull a reader in. All articles are to be written highlighting positive, inspiring, informative or educational content. These are ‘one offs’ and you just need to write on the 1 title. (If you are inspired by a title to write a series, comment below)

We always welcome blogs that are Holiday, Global Recognition Days, Astrological & Celestial Events. For these time sensitive blogs, you must let Ashley know at least 3 weeks ahead of  the event and submit at LEAST 2 Weeks prior. We typically like to publish these a day or two before the event to get your article traction.

INSPIRING OPPORTUNITY:  Create an ‘Of The Month’ series.

Do you have a Recipe of The Month? Mindfulness Tip of The Month? Fitness Tip of The Month? Random Act of Kindness of The Month? Get the idea? Commit to a monthly spot for a “————— of The Month” with your idea below in comments! If approved, we will give you that topic and slot each month. If you are late or fail to submit your ‘Of the Month’ article, you may be cancelled from the series.

CLAIM YOUR TITLE: Comment Below with the # of the blog you wish to claim and submit ASAP once it has been assigned. We will put your name next to the title and reply to your comment.

  1. Seasonal Depression – Samaria Nancy Cardinal 
  2. How to Prepare This Fall Favorite: ______________ (Can be a vegetable with a recipe or a dish and recipe… Video would be great to accompany this!)
  3. Help ___________ With this Essential Oil:______________ (Fill in the blanks. Video is great to include!)Kari Yasi
  4. Make it a Staycation! 5 Great Ideas
  5. 10 Super Anti-Aging Tips – Carolynn Younghusband
  6. How Safe Are You While Online? 5 Internet Safety Tips – Jessica Thiefels
  7. 20 Tiny Tips that Lead to Big Customer Satisfaction
  8. 20 Tiny Tips that Lead to Massive Impact – Jessica Thiefels
  9. 20 Tiny Tips that Lead to Networking Success
  10. 10 Tiny Tips that Lead to a Successful, Interview
  11. What are Investors Looking for These Days? Getting Funded
  12. Start-Up Deathtraps: Avoid These 5 Pitfalls
  13. Challenges of an Entrepreneur: Truth Behind the Grind – Deepti Arora 
  14. 5 Tips for High Energy All Day – Maureen Hutchison 
  15. Highs and Lows: 5 Tips to Level Out Emotional Roller-coasters – Katherine Bayly
  16. 10 Ways to Inspire More Peace – Karen Hartmann 
  17. 25 Acts of Kindness – Please Steal These Ideas! – Juli Ocean 
  18. What Type Of Pet Should I Get?
  19. I Feel Guilty Leaving My Pet 5 Tips for Pet Owners
  20. 10 Ways to Volunteer With Value (suggest unconventional ways like doing a workshop for the Girlscouts)
  21. 10 Foods as Toxic as Poison
  22. Delicious High Protein Vegetarian Recipes
  23. Is it Love?
  24. The Health Benefits of Giving & Receiving Love
  25. How to Fix a Mistake – Moira Hutchison
  26. 7 Practices on Learning to Trust Again
  27. How to Keep Family Values & Traditions in a Modern Age – Catherine Gruener 
  28. Home Made Natural Remedies (This can be for bug bites, skincare, hair care, cuts and scrapes, etc.) – Andrea Warren
  29. When no-one understands your depression
  30. My Disease _________ & How I Cope (Open to share your issues to inspire more humility & understanding? We welcome articles from multiple authors for various issues.) – Anna Renault 
  31. Easing the Suffering of a Loved One
  32. Silent Suffering: Not Just a Woman’s Issue
  33. My ‘Friend’ Always Has an Issue (This can be tips for self care, boundaries and advice to keep a healthy friendship)
  34. Finding Balance as a Working Parent – Andrea Dray
  35. CANCER: A Holistic Approach to Prevention Anyone Can Do – Cordatra Barkley
  36. Momma Never Told You ….
  37. 10 Creative Ways to Make a Business from Your Natural Talents
  38. 10 Romantic Inspirations for Your Relationship – Aisha-Sky Gates
  39. Fall Family Fun on a Budget
  40. Getting Over Him (or Her) Today
  41. My Journey with _________________ & What I Learned (Many WUVIPs can do this title as long as topics are different) – Ivy JesseKa Rose Levinson 
  42. Best Advice I Ever Got – Diana Rickman
  43. Do You Recognize Your Symptoms? Exploring __________________ – Cindy Bartz 
  44. The Shocking Truth About Dining Out, Even at Top Restaurants
  45. Coping With Loss as The Holidays Near – Lynn Hulsman
  46. The Worst Decision That Changed My Life – Meaghan Hammarsten
  47. When Everyone Tells You ________________ (your too sensitive, you’re a dreamer, etc.) Kari Yasi ‘You’re too much’
  48. 5 ‘Tells’ To Know if They are Lying
  49. Rushing Into Another Relationship? – Dianna Curren 
  50. Drop the Dream or Get to Your Goal Now
  51. How to Leave Without Hurting Their Feelings
  52. 10 Fall Gardening Tips
  53. Inviting Birds into Your Backyard
  54. 5 Relaxation Techniques – Cordatra Barkley
  55. When Panic Strikes – Carina Ghionzoli
  56. 5 Ways to Release Anxiety – Catherine Gruener 
  57. 5 Foods That Literally Melt Fat
  58. 10 Tips: Purifying Your Energy by Purging Negative Thoughts
  59. What Made Me Decide it Was Time (For me to be me, for me to leave, etc.)
  60. Did you know __________?
  61. Good or Bad, Nothing is Permanent – Moira Hutchison
  62. 5 Alternative Natural Remedies to Medication for _____________________(fill in the blank: mirages, pain, high blood pressure, etc.) – Andrea Warren
  63. The Miracle Spice ____________________ (fill in the blank) – Elizabeth Peregrina  Cumin
  64. Key Phrases to Superior Communication – Cristina Smith 
  65. The Definition of Success – Kari Yasi
  66. Backyard Dangers (This can be about poisonous plants, play areas for children, etc. Including photos or video recommended)
  67. When is the Right Time to Tell Your Child?
  68. 5 Things to Always Carry in Your Handbag
  69. Travel Tips to Stay Safe
  70. Self Defense Moves for Children
  71. Self Defense Moves for Women
  72. Self Defense Moves for Seniors
  73. Advice to Give Your Kids to Stay Safe (We all have heard, don’t walk next to a white van, so what can YOU tell parents to keep their children safer?)
  74. Strength Training after an Injury
  75. My Shy Child 
  76. Support for Caregivers
  77. Getting Back Into Physical Activity
  78. 10 Benefits of Exercise Aside from Losing Weight
  79. 1 NLP Technique for Prosperity
  80. How to Create a New Anchor with NLP
  81. Calming the Rage
  82. I Thought I Could Never Love Me – Je Tuan Jones
  83. I Love Aging Gracefully – Trilby Johnson
  84. Saving You Pain from 5 Life Lessons I Learned
  85. 10 Grounding Tips You Need Now 
  86. 30 Ways to be Confident
  87. 5 Natural Remedies for ________________ (heartburn) Kristi Brown
  88. 5 Tips to Eliminate Pain
  89. 10 Tips for Rehabilitating a Broken Heart
  90. Ultimate Guide to Pure Joy
  91. Ultimate Guide to Saying No
  92. Ultimate Guide to Living Your Dreams
  93. 5 Ways to Fix Broken Thinking – Cindi Jeffrey
  94. Prevention is the ‘New’ Cure
  95. Over 40? 10 Wellness Habits Women Can No Longer Avoid
  96. Stop Losing & Gaining Weight: 10 Tips
  97. Sabotaged! 5 Ways to Stop Killing Your Success
  98. How to Cope with Betrayal – Debi Silber, MS, RD, WHC, FDN 
  99. How to Drop Emotional Baggage – Nele VanCauteren
  100. How to Get Organized
  101. How to Save Money
  102. How to Start a Business
  103. How to Detox Negative Thinking – Beth Nydick 
  104. Age Appropriate Answers for Curious Children
  105. Communicating with Highly Sensitive Children
  106. Communicating Authentically 
  107. Walking on Eggshells 
  108. 5 Unique Ways to Say ‘Thank You’
  109. 30 Acts of Kindness to Inspire You – Kathleen Boucher 
  110. Leadership Actions that Inspire Others: 10 Tips – Sharon Smith 
  111. Your Bubble: 5 Step Exit Strategy
  112. 30 Day Plan to Exit Your Comfort Zone
  113. Don’t Get on The Scale & 10 More Weight Loss tips – Ann Musico 
  114. 1 Month of Affirmations – Jasmina Capellan
  115. Doormat Syndrome? Stop Suffering Now
  116. You are Amazing! How to Accept Love – Theresa Walstra 
  117. Is Reversing The Aging Process Possible?
  118. The Best Pet for Your Personality
  119. The Best Exercise for Your Personality – Amanda Ajoke Onitiju 
  120. 10 Tips to Reignite Intimacy
  121. Floating Apart? 10 Tips to Connect
  122. Being Better – Moira Hutchison
  123. Is Technology Changing Our Chemistry?
  124. Have You Tried ____________? (This can be an exercise, food, technique, etc. Explain what it is and the benefits) – Ivy JesseKa Rose Levinson 
  125. My Secret ______________
  126. You Can Stop ___________ Here’s How!
  127. Sleep for a Full 7 Hours. Here’s How
  128. Why is My Child Acting Out?
  129. How Positive Reinforcement Works
  130. 15 Tips to Eliminate Pain Holistically
  131. 10 Ways to Stay Focused & Motivated

Please feel free to suggest a title below.

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  1. Sharon Smith

    I would love to share tips offered from the Inspiration! series so 110 please if available.

  2. Catherine Gruener

    So many great ideas!
    I’d love to do
    56. 5 Ways to Release Anxiety (for adults)

    If you need a second, I’d be happy to help with the parent articles, as always.
    27. How to Keep Family Values & Traditions in a Modern Age

  3. Ivy JesseKa Rose Levinson

    I would love to write:
    #41 My Journey with _Hashimotos Thyroiditis and The Goddess_ & What I Learned.
    and
    #124 Have you tried the innovative, super effective, long lasting Energy and Body Healing modality-The Emotion Code?

        1. The Wellness Universe Post author

          Hi @ivyjessekaroselevinson if you filled it out and saved it by clicking the button at the bottom of the ‘About’ section and it did NOT save, please submit a ticket to the tech team via the purple ‘feedback’ tab at the bottom of the site. Once you fill out your profile, a great way to test what the public sees is to log out and pot your first name in the the gold & indigo seach par on the home page and visit your profile as a visitor would.
          🙂
          Anna

          1. Ivy JesseKa Rose Levinson

            Hi Anna,
            I put my name ‘IvyJesseKaRose’ in the gold and indigo search engine in The Lounge and my profile is there. It came up no problem. My photo is above nxt to my name which I did this morning while I was in my profile. Please let me know if there is an issue. It seems to have been saved on my end. Thank you!?

  4. Anna Renault

    I’d like to do a “series” of articles on #30. My Disease is Metastatic Breast Cancer…
    Thanks… From this Anna to that Anna

  5. Marni Pasch

    I would love to be considered for Powerful Study Tip of The Month”, Finding Balance as a Working Parent and my own creation How can I Help my Child Love School?

    1. The Wellness Universe Post author

      Hello @carinaghionzoli 🙂 You have been assigned that one. A monthly article on fear would be great and probably will post beginning the month following this article, just check in with Ashley at blogs@thewellnessuniverse.com and let her know you have taken one from the list AND want to save a slot for a monthly topic. Please follow instructions above.
      Looking forward to your article!
      🙂
      Anna

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  7. Janette Stuart

    What Made Me Decide it Was Time (For me to be me, for me to leave, etc.)

    I’d love to write about what made me decide it was time for me to retire.
    Many thanks,
    Janette

  8. Andrea Warren

    I would like #28 Home Made Natural Remedies (This can be for bug bites, skincare, hair care, cuts and scrapes, etc. & #62 5 Alternative Natural Remedies to Medication for ( Inflammation)

  9. Kari Yasi

    ok I tried to submit a couple days ago but looks like maybe it didn’t go through?

    I’d love:
    #3. Help _____ with This Essential Oil
    I could do a series around abundance, energy, meditation, fear
    Or a series around more “health” focused for fall: detox, boost immunity, anxiety, etc.
    #15 Highs & Lows: 5 Tips to Level Out Emotional Roller Coaster
    #47 When Everyone Tells You You’re Too Much
    #65 Definition of Success

    1. The Wellness Universe Post author

      Hello @kariyasi yes it disappeared – sorry the site had an issue on Monday. Please pick up to 3 and if you would like to do a series, please include that in the 3 choices. Then I can proceed with assigning them. All of your suggestions sound great! 😀
      Anna

  10. Kari Yasi

    #3 Essential Oil Series
    Tap into your Abundance & Flow with These Essential Oils
    (I can Make it a 3 or 5 part)

    #47 When everyone tells you you’re too much
    #65 Definition of Success

  11. Carolynn Younghusband

    THis is my first choice #41 My Journey with _________________ & What I Learned (Many WUVIPs can do this title as long as topics are different) followoed by
    #5 10 Super Anti-Aging Tips

  12. Moira Hutchison

    Hi Anna,

    I would love to take on a few of these great title ideas if they are still available:

    # 25. How to Fix a Mistake
    # 61. Good or Bad, Nothing is Permanent
    # 122. Being Better

    Thanks so much!!
    Moira