Happy New Year!!! May YOUR 2018 be filled with Love, Happiness and TONs of Golden Nuggets.
Happy New Year!!! May YOUR 2018 be filled with Love, Happiness and TONs of Golden Nuggets.
Heya! Here we go! The next round of questions for you to stimulate your mind 😉 Oh! I also thought if you took the time to answer these questions – Why not turn it into a blog post for yourself? Take the answers line them up with the questions and BAM you got yourself a blog post. This way you also can get your readers to know more about you […]
This weed keeps growing back…
Hey everyone! Heres the first podcast session I’ve worked on. Its a work in progress but the process itself has been tons of fun! I hope to get better as I get more XP under my belt so here’s to the first try! Thank you all for your support and to Ted Riddle for being the first to kickstart this project! Today we chat with the one man army behind […]
Heya readers! Once again I hope everyone had a great week. This week we were able to get a few interviews done and I’m looking forward to posting them soon. ( After slight editing and permission from our guest of course ! ) Anyway, Heres this week’s round of questions! [ A much easier batch ty for this xD ] The way it works is every week readers submit their answers to […]
Hey, Everyone! I’m enjoying the project and this week’s round of questions have given me much to think on. I find myself struggling to search within myself to answer some of them. Introspectively I’ve found that it is been difficult to put my thoughts into words. Especially when it comes to elaborating on the ideas I stand on. That being said, this project been forcing me to sit down understand […]
Everything is created twice, First in the mind and then in reality.
Robin S. Sharma
Hey, everyone, I hope you all had an amazingly productive week and here’s this weeks round of questions. The way it works is every week readers submit their answers to the questions in the comments section along with a question they would like to see next week. You can choose to answer as many of the questions you’d like. I understand sometimes a question can be sensitive in nature and one wouldn’t […]
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
William Arthur Ward
Hey everyone, I hope you had a great week and here’s this weeks round of questions. The way it works is every week readers submit their answers to the questions in the comments section along with a question they would like to see next week. You can choose to answer as many of the questions you’d like. I understand sometimes a question can be sensitive in nature and one wouldn’t want to […]
Are you holding a grudge? Is it weighing you down?? Does your back hurt from carrying the heavyweight?? Well, here at XP Nuggets our team of dedicated researchers have found an inexpensive way to ease your troubles! Through many hours of trial and error between Man and Dog. Forgiveness has been found to be the most effective cure on the market! Unlike the current alternatives that only solve the pain […]
Hi, everyone. Here’s an idea that has been brewing in the back of my mind. In light of the XPN Sunday Pow Wow, I’d like to create an audio section for XP Nuggets where we would highlight fellow bloggers and individuals that would like to be “interviewed”. I envision it as something very informal. A meet and greet of who you are as a person and highlighting you and your blog. I hope to […]
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
– Helen Keller
Hey, everyone! Glad to have you back for another session. Let’s keep it going, shall we? Heres this weeks round of questions submitted by you! Once again I’ll start =] I went ahead answered all of the questions listed but feel free to answer as many as you’d like. Once again, at the end of your answer(s) please also submit A question you would like to see next week! Safty […]
When you are filled with ambition, goals, & dreams everything else can be a blur. We often are so enamored by our vision it becomes the only the thing we see. Tunnel vision leads to the neglect of important aspects of our lives. Relationships suffer. Personal well-being in terms of mental & physical health and even hygiene also gets put on the backburner. Responsibilities in terms of chores, maintenance and […]
Hey Journal! Wow. I can’t put into words the amount of fun I’ve had taking a pen to paper and tapping away at the keyboard. There’s so much you can do with writing. So much opportunity and experiences have been laid out in front of me. Write a blog? Write a comic? Write a book? Write a script? Write a song? Write a Video Skit? If you apply your self with […]
As long as you keep one foot in the real world while the other foot’s in a fairy tale, that fairy tale is going to seem kind of attainable.
Hey everyone! We’d like to start a new project for XP Nuggets! Every Sunday we will have a question(s) of the week! I know many of us are trying to grow their blog and meet other bloggers so along with the Question(s) of the week, We encourage everyone to answer the question(s) and share their blog! Promote yourself, others and have fun doing so! Everyone wins =) [ Disclaimer: Comments […]
Have you ever thought of trying something new and you hesitated? Maybe you thought to yourself…Me do that? No way! That won’t work. There’s something to be said about taking a vision & giving it everything you got. You may not accomplish what you set out to, or the end result isn’t what you expected. But at the end of it all, there’s something special in the process. A different […]
“If you doubted your fears and not your dreams, What could you accomplish?”
I love mnemonics. They are catchy, quick and can snap you back into a winning mindset. Here’s one that recently came to mind. PUSH. Persist Until Shit Happens. Think of the expression “Get out there and Make Shit Happen”. Excuse the language but I tried “Special”. It didn’t seem to fit. Neither did “something”. It lacks the umph. The only word that expresses the meaning I intend is the word […]
In life, there are moments when we feel we are alone in our endeavors. It may be working on a project, learning a skill, or just getting through the day. The truth is we are never alone in anything we do. There’s support from your friends you reach out for advice. Support from your spouse and family members with love and sometimes… criticism. ( Love you more Hun ) Support […]
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
” If you have a dream in this world, do not let anything stop you from trying to reach it. There is no guarantee you will succeed, but you will already have failed if you don’t even try.”
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mr. Riddle. He was kind enough take time out of his day to share his insight and expertise of the comic industry. A big thank you to Mr. Riddle for dropping a few Nuggets of wisdom! Check out his FB page here!
Hello, everyone!! I’d like to thank you all for the encouragement when this blog was first started! I have been on fire ever since the “Why do we blog post?”
I remember waking up that morning and having of doubts of the post, as if it was a mistake. The WordPress community proved me wrong. The comments and kind words many of you shared only motivated me to do more and more.
Through YOUR positivity, inspiration, and encouragement, The Comic XP Nuggets was born. The whole process of creating a comic has brought me much joy in life and Id like to thank you all very very much!
So, I hope you all enjoy the weekly comic strip!
Many Many Thanks!!
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
~ Eleanor Roosevelt
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
****Disclaimer**** This post actually tested my own patience. At first, I found myself not able to string words together on the page. With my mind blank and fingers unable to strike away at the keys, I started to become frustrated and flustered. Even when my fingers started to find a rhythm, the words never seemed to add up. I started to ask “Why am I even writing about this?”, “Should […]
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
– Reinhold Niebuhr
Hello, readers! I’d like to announce that Ashlee G, creator of creativethinkingwell.com, has joined XP Nuggets! Ashlee G is a fan and an avid reader of XP Nuggets and I’m very happy that one of our own readers has joined the ranks! Her blog, Creative Thinking Well, is a family friendly community that shares their collective works and encourages others to learn and discover. Through her blog, Ashlee’s passions of writing […]
Originally posted on Rhythm of the Ink:
Words tell a million stories, some believable and some absurd, scaring you to the core with just one well-placed word. Words can define you or undermine you, be true or false. Words can kill you and hurt you inside as they punish you and deride, kicking you in the side, beating over you like a tide giving you nowhere to hide. Words can…
“Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement, and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.”
Hello, readers! Let’s follow up on the topic of dreams with a practical guide. Now, It’s one thing to picture a dream with your mind’s eye and say that’s what I want, but how do we go about bringing it to life? How do we turn a make-believe story into a reality that we can touch with our own hands and see with our own eyes? What steps do we […]
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Originally posted on A thinking blog.:
A man married a beautiful girl. He loved her very much. One day she developed a skin disease. Slowly she started to lose her beauty. It so happened that one day her husband left for a tour. While returning he met with an accident and lost his eyesight. However their married life continued as usual. But as days passed she lost her beauty gradually.…
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.
Hello, Friends! We are another day closer to our goals and to our dreams.
( Unless you happen to be living in a dream xD )
We are primed to dream very early on in life. The first time was probably when you were asked: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Do you remember? It may have been something along the lines of “An Astronaut!” ,”A Firefighter!” or even “Just like you Dad!”. However, you answered I’m sure the thought brought a wide grin to your face. Why? The answer is your […]
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
Originally posted on Mistakes & Adventures:
Just sit back, Just relax, Just sit back and relax and think on the good, Just remember all you have achieved, Just consider all you can do, Just appreciate things, Just remind yourself there is time. ? Try to reset, Try to return, Try to reset in return, Try recall how easy it all was when you put your mind to it, Try to…
Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn.
Life is very short so break your silly ego. Forgive quickly, Believe slowly, Love truly, Laugh loud and never avoid anything that makes you Smile. =]
Hello!, Fans, Followers, Friends! I’m very excited to introduce you to AGDP! AGDP is a friend from school and has been doing poetry for many years. I recently reached out to him and asked if he would like to be part of XP Nuggets, and I’m very pleased to announce AGDP as our first in-house poet! =) I hope you enjoy his writings as much as I do! Below is […]
Have you realized that most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself?
D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Dear Journal, I’m sorry I haven’t written to you in awhile. I know you must miss the feel of graphite against your pages. It’s been twenty-three days, four hours, and twenty-seven minutes since I started a new chapter in my life. “Rise and Fall of a blog” Ha! I only added the fall part for insurance. Who knows how long this mighty ship will sail? Only time will tell. Though […]
We all have one but no one else can hear it. Yep, you got it. I’m talking about that little voice in your head. Sometimes it can do more harm than good. Nobody else can hear the voice whisper “Oh, I can’t do that” or “I’m not good enough”. Do you remember the first time you heard it? How about the first time you hesitated to do something? When […]
My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.
Happy Mothers Day! Thanks for everything Mom =D
Aim for the moon, if you miss you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill
Originally posted on jen's random musings:
Why? Because this is another day to do something you love or to try something new. This is another day for you to randomly talk with a stranger about tea and crepes and birthdays (it’s not as unlikely as you’d think). This is another day for you to encounter a new friend or to spend time with a cherished one. This is another…
What is being grateful? It is the action of taking a small moment in life to give thanks. When was the last time you stopped and were truly thankful for something? It may have been the time you were almost in an accident and said to yourself “Thank God”. Why should we wait for a life changing event to be grateful for the things in life that bring us joy? […]
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. — W. H. Auden
Only one thing makes a dream impossible: The fear of failure.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and Determination alone are omnipotent.
Are we addicted to the keystrokes? Do we live for the fame? Do we just want someone to hear our voice? Everyday thousands of blogpost get published to the world wide web. Many of the post, like this one are just a blip on the radar. So why do we do it? We are human in need of self-expression. You ever have something happen to you where you just couldn’t […]