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Holly Robinson

Holly Robinson (no, not Holly Robinson-Peete - the Autism advocate/actress/model/athlete's wife) works as a "staging expert" for a national real estate company, who has recently moved from a fast-paced metropolitan area to a slower-paced suburbia. In her spare time she keeps an online journal of the differences in these two worlds, and how she manages to keep a toe hold in each. Her topics often include "what you can live without" and "life's must-haves," - life simplification without sacrifice - which she has learned through her profession.

It may seem sort of strange to say in this day and age, but connecting with people can be difficult. Yes, communicating with them can be done in more ways than people thought imaginable 25 years ago. Cell phones have become commonplace, the internet now allows us to video conference with people, and there are always the old, reliable ways like email and snail mail. Communication...

One of the toughest things to do is decide what to invest or who to invest your hard earned money with. Yes, when it comes to business there is a risk of losing, but with risk often comes great reward. As true as that may be, it is still no consolation when you end up losing your shirt (and then some) due to a bad investment. The trick than becomes figuring out what to...

An educator once said that every person should use what Mother Nature gave them before Father Time takes it away. When it comes to personal attributes the culprit would be Father Time (along with one’s own destructive behavior). The person is not all Mother Nature provided to us; there is the planet that we live on as well. For much of the last 25-30 years we have...

Next to getting bad news, there is probably one thing that most people would say that they absolutely hate to do—give bad news. In ancient Rome the message would often get killed for being the bearer of bad tidings. Thankfully, that is no longer an acceptable practice. However, that still does not make the task any easier. Operators of self storage facilities are...

It takes a special person to be willing to lay their life on the line for someone else. There really isn’t a bigger sacrifice that someone can make for another. In some relationships it is almost expected, i.e. parent and child. However, there are a group of people that are willing to put their life on the line for total strangers and often for people that may not...

Everyone is aware of what guilt by association is. Hang around the wrong crowd that gets involved in illegal things and you’ll be guilty right along with them whether you did anything or not. The same holds true for a positive affiliation. Politicians are quick to jump on board of popular legislation as co-sponsors in the hopes that they will get a little good press...

Supporting your community is a commendable act whether you’re a business, an athletic team, a random group of people, or an individual. For those that want to help make a difference in the world between work, school, family, and friends there are likely countless options for people that want to get involved. Sometimes the chance becomes available at a place of business...

It is not common that one is able to go about conducting business in a normal fashion and be able to help combat an issue that is affecting a large portion of society at the same time. Many companies are more than happy to do what they can to help anyway, but it is rare that all they have to do is go about business as usual to actually be able to. With the help of USstoragesearch.com...

Politicians love to promise one thing to their constituents more than anything else—change. They do not always specify whether that change will be good or bad, but they do promise that it will happen.  One change that has been proposed by lawmakers in Georgia will mean a little more work for self storage facility operators, but could also mean an increase in...

Work is not necessarily meant to be a loud of laughs. It does not wait for you to decide to grace it with your presence; it has to get done with or without you regardless of how pleasant or unpleasant the work environment is. That being said, the better your work environment is the more likely your people will want to come to work. They more they come to work, the better...