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7 Ways to be a More Positive Friend / Be a Better Friend

Are you positive or do you zap your friends’ energy? Do you consider yourself a positive friend or can you be “Debbie Downer“? We love the power of positive female friendship, the strength of women who support each other, the amazing energy created around girlfriends who encourage and inspire each other. So today we’re looking at 7 ways to be a More Positive Friend. Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. – Oprah Winfrey #quote Are you the positive, sup...
Tags: Energy, Life, Friendship, Passion, Positivity, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Don, Debbie Downer, Girlfriends, Girlfriend INSPIRATION, Be A Better Friend, Positive Friend, Ways to Stay Positive in Stressful Times, Ways to Power Your Pursuit of Happiness

Oprah surprises New Jersey students with $500K donation, pizza party

Former daytime talk show host and media mogul Oprah Winfrey donated $500,000 to a Newark high school after she heard of its after-school program.            [Author: North Jersey Record]
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Oprah surprises New Jersey principal, students with $500K donation

Oprah Winfrey surprised a high school principal in New Jersey that is making a huge difference in his community.
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Oprah says U.S. needs 'open arms, not closed borders'

Oprah Winfrey discusses American values at Statue of Liberty Museum opening. (May 15 )            [Author: AP]
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You Don’t Need To Be Rich To Live Rich with David Bach

It’s easy to look as those who are seemingly wealthy and think — oh, that’s so unachievable. They’re standing on a mountaintop somewhere, waving that “I’m rich” flag. Not so fast. David Bach thinks you can wave that flag too – while earning “enough,”  but a lot less than you think. David Bach is a 9-time New York Times bestselling author and one of America’s favorite financial experts of our time. He has taught millions to live a rich life through his seminars, live events, courses, books—and Op...
Tags: Personal Finance, Business, Photography, Podcast, Budget, America, Author, David, New York Times, Oprah, chasejarvisLIVE, David Bach

What’s it like to get a call from Oprah? Author Tayari Jones talks about ‘An American Marriage’ and getting that call.

The author of "an American Marriage" — a New York Times best-seller and Oprah's Book Club selection — will be at Seattle Arts & Lectures on Tuesday, May 14.
Tags: Books, News, New York Times, Oprah, Seattle Arts Lectures, Tayari Jones

29 Last-Minute Amazon Treasures You Can Still Gift Your Mom In Time For Mother's Day

Mother's Day is a wonderful celebration of the fierce women who birthed and reared us; it's also a holiday that annually tests chronic-procrastinators' thoughtful-planning abilities ( hello, it me). To avoid triggering disappointment-flashbacks from those, "I'm sorry I forgot to take the trash out," days, we crafted an Amazon Prime customer-approved gift-list that moms will adore (and we can easily order in a forgetful last-minute scenario).The 22 treasures ahead cover a unique range of categor...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Japan, Cook, Amazon Prime, Aldi, Portugal, Oprah, Skype, Barnett, Snoop Dogg, Alexa, Snoop, Bloomington Indiana, Archie

Using punctuation to pace

Ernest Hemingway is famous for his use of short sentences to build tension, as in this example from A Farewell to Arms, describing Catherine Barkley’s childbirth:She won’t die. She’s just having a bad time. The initial labor is usually protracted. She’s only having a bad time. The staccato style of the sentences builds a hold-your-breath tension. Other writers pack everything into a single breathless exhale. One of my favorite examples is from Brian Doyle’s essay “His Last Game,” writing about a...
Tags: Books, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Matt Williams, Ernest Hemingway, Frey, Frye, Conrad, James Frey, Brian Doyle, Joseph Conrad, Catherine Barkley

5 Secrets to a Great Friendship

Secrets to a Great Friendship I don’t want to imagine where I would be without girlfriends. Think about it … life without the women who support us when we doubt ourselves, no one to share our sadness with, no friend to call on our way home from work to process the day, no BFF to share our dreams with. As the girlfriend quote says: FRIENDS MAKE LIFE A LOT MORE FUN. I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s...
Tags: Facebook, Life, Oprah, Secrets, Girlfriends, Girlfriend INSPIRATION, Be A Better Friend, Charles R Swindoll, Great Friendship, Better Friend A Free Resource Library

2020 Vision: ‘Buttabeep, Buttaboop,’ Buttigieg — Who’s winning the Oprah primary?

The buzz surrounding Pete Buttigieg has led to a bump in national polls, donations and Twitter followers. But, perhaps most importantly, it’s earned him notice — and a nickname — from Oprah Winfrey.
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Hulu tops 28 million customers, unveils new shows and a ‘binge watch’ ad experience

Hulu has now grown over 28 million U.S. customers, including 26.8 million monthly paid subscribers and 1.3 million promotional accounts, the company announced this morning as part of its annual presentation at the digital Newfronts in New York. In January, Hulu had 25 million total users, including both paid and promo accounts, and 20 million this time last year. The streaming service also today unveiled its new slate of shows and original programming, alongside other content deals and a new “bi...
Tags: Startups, Hbo, New York, Television, Media, Marvel, Disney, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Streaming, Chrissy Teigen, Vox, Hulu, Oprah, Streaming Service, Elizabeth Holmes

Oprah gets candid: How she negotiated raises and why she left '60 Minutes'

Winfrey was honored in Los Angeles Thursday and got real about her business decisions - including fighting for raises for her female producers.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Los Angeles, Usa Today, Oprah, Winfrey

Meredith and Hearst Magazines adopt new data standard, Oprah on ‘Buttabeep, Buttaboop’ (Pete Buttigieg): Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. Bigger data: Meredith Corporation and Hearst Magazines are adopting a new Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Tech Lab data-transparency standard, the two publishing conglomerates exclusively tell Ad Age. A little background: Last fall, the IAB Tech Lab, together with the Assoc...
Tags: Apple, New York Post, New York, Advertising, Los Angeles, Conde Nast, Espn, Oprah Winfrey, Gizmodo, Meredith, Oprah, Spielberg, Stockholm, Viacom, Mike Smith, Iab

Oprah calls Pete Buttigieg 'Buttabeep, Buttaboop' -- and he doesn't mind

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg doesn't mind what Oprah Winfrey calls him, as long as the famed television icon calls him.
Tags: Cnn, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Pete Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg Buttabeep Buttaboop

First Trailer for Biopic Documentary 'Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am'

"Ultimately, I knew that words have power." Magnolia Pictures has unveiled an official trailer for an indie documentary titled Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, an invigorating, inspiring biographic profile of the legendary African-American novelist, essayist, editor, and professor. This premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and played at other festivals including at the Miami, Cleveland, Wisconsin, and Montclair Film Festivals this year. This documentary is described as a...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Toni Morrison, Oprah, Magnolia Pictures, Morrison, Toni, To Watch, Miami Cleveland Wisconsin, Montclair Film Festivals

From Mean Girls To Mykonos: Inside Lindsay Lohan's Empire

It's hard to believe it's been 15 years since "She doesn't even go here!" entered the lexicon, but alas, Mean Girls is now a full-fledged teenager, and its star Lindsay Lohan is now a movie star-turned-grande dame of a Mykonos club with her own reality show. (Who could ever forget that viral video of LiLo dancing with abandon on the beach? Not I.)Lohan has come a long way since her days as Cady Heron declaring that the limit does not exist, and so has her net worth. Ahead, we did the math.After...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Disney, Mtv, Dubai, Athens, Annie, North Carolina, Oprah, Lindsay Lohan, Irs, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay, LOHAN, Hallie, Cady Heron

Oprah’s three questions for running effective meetings

The post Oprah’s three questions for running effective meetings appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Meetings, meetings, meetings! Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. It’s estimated that on any given day in the USA, there are 11,000,000 formal meetings held. That works out to well over 200 million meetings per month. Around half of those meetings are 30 to 90 minutes in length. Another statistic says, during the … Continue reading Oprah’s three questions for running effective meet...
Tags: Productivity, Usa, Oprah, Ian, GTD

Federal election 2019: Newspoll puts Coalition within reach – politics live

The campaign has entered the halfway mark with the leaders preparing for their first head-to-head debate. All the day’s events, live 11.17pm BST Josh Frydenberg and Alan Tudge are up nice and early (but not as early as the campaign journalists who are in Perth having to update breakfast television in the pitch dark because it’s still basically midnight there) to talk ... car parks.(insert Oprah YOU GET A CAR PARK AND YOU GET A CAR PARK gif here)This is the biggest-ever investment by a feder...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Clive Palmer, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Alan, Perth, Oprah, Barnaby Joyce, Morrison, Josh Frydenberg, Alan Tudge, Australian election 2019

Celebrating Cubicle Day With “Workspace Squeeze”

When I read that today (April 28) is National Cubicle Day, I remembered this humor column I wrote for the Bridge News Syndicate, well over TWO DECADES AGO. The weird thing is, it’s not especially dated, except for a silly Oprah reference: WORKSPACE SQUEEZE By Madeleine Begun Kane In these cost-cutting days, you don’t have to be outplaced to be downsized. Workspace Squeeze has invaded the workplace, victimizing almost everyone who still has a job. The Squeeze often attacks suddenly, usually ove...
Tags: Employment, America, Humor, Oprah, Cubicles, Limericks, Odd Holidays, April Holidays, Workplace & Career Humor, Cubicle Day, Cubicle Humor, Employment Humor, Bridge News Syndicate, Workspace Squeeze

23 Top-Rated Amazon Treasures Your Mom Will Cherish

Mother's Day is a wonderful celebration of the fierce women who birthed and reared us; it's also a holiday that annually tests chronic-procrastinators' thoughtful-planning abilities ( hello, it me). To avoid triggering disappointment-flashbacks from those, "I'm sorry I forgot to take the trash out," days, we crafted an Amazon customer-approved gift-list that moms will adore (and we can easily order in a forgetful last-minute scenario).The 20 treasures ahead cover a unique range of categories an...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Fashion, Music, Aldi, Oprah, Skype, Barnett, Alexa, Ridley, Malin Goetz, Amazon Fashion, Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Hand, New Release on Amazon, Amazon L Occitane Shea Butter

Seattle restaurant classics: Why you need to go to Ezell’s Famous Chicken

The Seattle-area classic is celebrating 35 years of making Oprah-certified-great fried chicken — food writer (and longtime fan) Bethany Jean Clement talks with co-founder Lewis Rudd about what makes Ezell's so golden-good.
Tags: Business, News, Life, Food & Drink, Seattle, Oprah, Local Business, Ezell, Bethany Jean Clement, Famous Chicken, Lewis Rudd

Shorties (An Interview with Sally Rooney, Stream Josh Ritter's New Album, and more)

Oprah magazine interviewed author Sally Rooney. NPR Music is streaming Josh Ritter's new album, Fever Breaks. April's best eBook deals. Stream a new Frou Frou sog. BuzzFeed recommended books by queer poets. Stream a new song by Slow Pulp. Actor Michael Shannon discussed his favorite books at Vulture. NPR Music is streaming Sunn O)))'s new album, Life Metal. Authors recommended books about fictional fandoms at Bustle. Stream two new SOAK songs Marie Claire recomme...
Tags: Music, David, Marie Claire, Oprah, Michael Shannon, Josh Ritter, Atomic Books Comics Preview, NPR Music, Straits Times, Craig Finn, Gabriela, NPR Books, Robert Caro, Peter Bagge, Asymptote, Nathan Englander

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine is considering book-themed subscription boxes

Reese Witherspoon’s media company Hello Sunshine already has its hands in movies, television, Apple TV+ shows, podcasts, Audible originals, books and more. Now it’s weighing an entry into the subscription box business to further capitalize on its brand and its appeal to women. The subscription boxes under consideration would operate out of Reese’s Book Club — the curated selection of book recommendations whose focus is on titles with strong female leads. The club, which some believe may one day ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Ecommerce, Hbo, Media, Instagram, Reese Witherspoon, Tech, E-commerce, Oprah, Subscription Services, Birchbox, Reese, Witherspoon, Hello Sunshine, Rocksbox FabFitFun

Oprah will not spend money on avocados

Oprah Winfrey's avocado toast is not like yours.
Tags: News, Stories, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah

If Audio Is Hot, Why Isn’t Radio Partying?

While the massive uptick in the popularity of audio seems like it should be good news for traditional broadcast radio, the reality is that much of this resurgence has manifested in the form of podcasts and new forms of tech like smart speakers. _____________________________ Guest post by Fred Jacobs of Jacobs Media Strategies You'd have to be a 40 year radio veteran to remember the clever slogan depickted above.  It was actually a mega-effort for the RAB circa 1980, created by the f...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Music, Podcasts, Audio, Nbc News, Radio, Guest Post, Streaming, Oprah, Dick, Alexa, Grand Rapids, Music Business, Music Tech

Apple hires A&E’s Molly Thompson as its Head of Documentaries

In addition to a growing lineup of scripted fare, documentaries will be another key focus for Apple TV+, the company’s new streaming service set to launch in May. According to a new report today from Variety, Apple has hired A&E’s Molly Thompson as its Head of Documentaries. Thompson’s experience at A&E includes founding its documentary production arm, A&E IndieFilms, back in 2005. While there, several of its films earned Emmy nominations, including “Life, Animated,” “Cartel Land,” “Jesus Camp,”...
Tags: Apple, Viola Davis, Movies, Beyonce, Media, Film, Films, Tech, Apple TV, Netflix, Paris, Documentaries, Jennifer Lopez, Harry, A&e, Emmys

Oprah praises new class of congresswomen 'forged by fire' in passionate speech

Oprah has never been more proud to be an American woman.
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Oprah Winfrey praises new class of Congresswomen 'forged by fire' in passionate speech

Oprah has never been more proud to be an American woman.
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Oprah and Prince Harry Team Up For Mental Health Series

Prince Harry is joining Oprah to produce a mental health documentary series for Apple TV Plus.
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Prince Harry is partnering with Oprah Winfrey on Apple TV+ series about mental health

Prince Harry is the latest big name attached to Apple’s upcoming streaming service, Apple TV+, which was formally introduced last month. According to an announcement published to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s official Instagram account, Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey are co-creators and executive producers on an Apple TV+ docuseries focused on mental health. “I truly believe that good mental health – mental fitness – is the key to powerful leadership, productive communities and a purpose-driv...
Tags: Apple, TV, Television, Media, Instagram, Tech, Apple TV, Mental Health, Streaming, Cbs, Prince Harry, Harry, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Streaming Service, Streaming Tv