Lauren Pickens


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Lauren is a Marketing Content Specialist and writer currently working on her first novel. Her work has been featured in a diverse range of publications, some of which include: Houston Business Journal, Yahoo Finance, The Culture Trip, SR Year, Inspiyr, and Weld for Birmingham.
You can contact her at [email protected]

A Decade Of Integrity And Honors From The BBB

HOUSTON, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Here at 3 Men Movers we have cause to celebrate! Last Wednesday marked the fourth time that 3 Men Movers was honored the prestigious Pinnacle award by the Better Business Bureau of Greater Houston and South Texas.

The Culture Trip
Top 10 Breakfast And Brunch Spots In Downtown Houston

Breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day; it's also the most loved meal, and for good reason. There's something for every taste, and there's a second showing for those who aren't early risers. Downtown Houston has myriad fantastic restaurants for breakfast and brunch.

Here’s Why You’re Unhappy With Your No Strings Attached Relationships

Dating and hooking up without commitment is made out to be a freeing lifestyle. By not getting attached we’re supposed to feel liberated and in control. So many teenagers and twenty something’s run from committed relationships and into situations where there are no liabilities. However, these relationships don’t usually leave us feeling content, in fact they can leave you feeling empty. So why is it that no strings relationships have the tendency to leave you feeling like a hollow shell and...

Always Late? Here Are 5 Tips To Help You Get To Class Or Work On Time

We’d all like to say that we wake up hours before we need to arrive to class or work, but realistically that isn’t always the case. Sometimes you end up hitting the snooze button a few more times than you should to get those extra minutes of rest, and end up rushing out of the door with one shoe on and coffee spilling on your shirt. However, there are a few easy tips that make getting out of bed and out the door much easier
How To Turn Failure Into Personal Growth

Failure is a side effect of being human. No one is perfect, and there are going to be many times in your life when your plans just don't pan out like you want them to. Failure can be extremely difficult to deal with, but it can also be an invaluable opportunity to learn.

La Whimsy Writer
Is Social Anxiety the Latest Trend?

Over the past couple of months there have been so much talk about social anxiety. To be honest, before the past couple of years I didn't know that social anxiety was a mental condition that people faced. I knew people that were shy or uncomfortable in social situations but I thought that it was just...

La Whimsy Writer
An Interview with Author Munir Bello

Munir Bello is the author of The Breakup Recipe, a romantic comedy told from the point of view of a salesman named Mark Mutton whose fiancee unexpectedly breaks off their engagement just weeks away from their wedding. His novel has been met with great success, and reviews that rave about the wit and charm of...

The Foundation of Positive Corporate Culture

The philosophies and values of our founding fathers continue to shape American culture, as well as our collective identity as Americans. Just the same, the attitudes of the individuals who found and lead companies mold the corporate culture of a company.
13 Super-Awesome Benefits Of Practicing Yoga

Yoga has many benefits for the mind and the body. It has the power to change your day, week, and even your life. If you aren't convinced that yoga is the best workout ever quite yet, keep reading to learn why we yogis truly believe it is.

Weld for Birmingham
Teaching at the Jones Valley farm

At age 11, Breon Hardy-Turner had her first experience with Jones Valley Teaching Farm this summer during the Farm Studio program. "It was a lot of fun," said Breon, entering the 7 th grade at Phillips Academy. "We got to build wash stations.
4 Essential Lessons To Learn From Even The Worst Of Breakups

Many people think of breakups as failures. However, just because your relationship didn't last that doesn't mean you've wasted your time. There are many things that you can learn from a breakup-both about yourself, and about how to approach relationships in the future. 1.
15 Ways You Can Be Happier In 2015...Right Now!

If one of your resolutions is to be happier, you're not alone. We all strive to make every year better than the last, and this includes increasing our level of happiness. Keep reading for fifteen strategies to increase your level of happiness this year! 1.

How to Fight Aging Before It's Too Late! - 4 Bad Habits You Must Avoid

By Lauren Pickens on August 8, 2015 Last Modified: August 10, 2015 Taking care of your skin is so important. We keep the skin that we are born with throughout our entire lives and as we get older the wear and tear that our skin has endured becomes more and more prominent.

Beyoncé: 'Haunted' Music Video Review

The song "Haunted" comes from Beyoncé's 2013 self-titled visual album, Beyoncé . It is a two part song that has been divided into two music videos. The first half of the song is portrayed in the video, "Ghost," and the last four minutes of the song are visualized in "Haunted."

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