Are You Highly Suggestible?

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“You better watch out,” she says. I’m highly suggestible,”

I laugh.

“Seriously though,” she says. “I spend time around people, and I find myself picking up their qualities. Their mannerisms.”

I nod because I know what she means. I’ve been there many times myself. But instead of telling her that,  » Read more

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Happy Valentine’s Day to All of You — Especially Our Guest Contributors!

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Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!

I just wanted to take a moment and thank the guest writers who have contributed to Poly Land over the past 2 years. I do my best to deliver quality content, but I am only one person.  Part of what I envisioned when I started to publish articles on Poly Land every day was the opportunity to bring OTHER voices into the conversation and help to provide a more rich mix of perspectives.  » Read more

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I’m Just a Hick Kid in Big City Clothing

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Image by Carlos Javier / CC BY

I’m standing in a lushly decorated rooftop bar holding a drink that cost me more than I think a drink should. Although it’s a heavy pour, so that’s good. I’m dressed to the nines. Chic dress, lace pumps, suit coat. I’d spent hours earlier combing my wardrobe for the best pieces, looking for something that says “trendy businesswoman mixed with just a touch of first lady.”  » Read more

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