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Erin Steiner is a freelance writer who, in addition to writing about small business topics, has something of a movie-watching addiction (but has no plans for seeking professional help).

10 Quotes to Chase Away the Winter Blues and Make You Think of Spring

By Erin Steiner. William James once said, "In the dim background of our mind, we know what we ought to be doing but somehow we cannot start." That's sort of how the end of winter feels. You can sense the change coming, but it isn't here yet and it is intensely frustrating. Here are some more quotes to help you remember that spring will come and, with it, a release from the cold, gray, extra-layers-of-sweaters existence you’ve been plodding through for the last few months. “Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance. Autumn…

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7 Movies Sure to Inspire

By Erin Steiner. Movies can be a fantastic source of inspiration when you are feeling low or out of ideas. Here are seven incredibly inspiring movies you should watch the next time you feel like you’re having trouble with your momentum. 1. Julie and Julia In the early years of the 21st century, Julie Powell was feeling down and uninspired and, on a kind of crazy whim, decided to cook her way all the way through Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child in a single year and blog about the experience (in real time as it was…

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