Featured Post: 25 Ways To Kill The Toxic Ego That Will Ruin Your Life

The artist Marina Abramović has said that the moment we begin to believe in our own greatness, that we kill our ability to be truly creative. What she is talking about is ego—the way that self-absorption ruins the very thing it celebrates. So how do we keep this toxic ego and selfishness at bay?…

via 25 Ways To Kill The Toxic Ego That Will Ruin Your Life — Thought Catalog


Meet and Greet Weekend @ Dream Big: 4/8/16

Come and join the meet and greet weekend hosted by Danny. Its a great opportunity to network, meet some amazing new bloggers and grow your following. I personally will be following back all who follow me this weekend.

Happy networking and have a great weekend everyone!!

-Dionne MT-
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Dream Big, Dream Often


It’s the Meet and Greet weekend at Dream Big!!

Ok so here are the rules:

  1. Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post.
  2. Reblog this post.  It helps you, it helps me, it helps everyone!  So hit the reblog button.
  3. Edit your reblog post and add tags.
  4. Feel free to leave your link multiple times!  It is okay to update your link for more exposure every day if you want.  It is up to you!

  5. Share this post on social media.  Many of my non-blogger friends love that I put the Meet n Greet on Facebook and Twitter because they find new blogs to follow.

Now that all the rules have been clearly explained get out there and Meet n Greet your butts off!

See ya on Monday!!

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Pimping for Likes

I had to reblog this, it’s such a great article for all of us bloggers to read.

For me I believe we must stay authentic, I write to share the constant noise in my mind to gain peace, I write for the release. Some days I write several times a day, sometimes a few days can past me by. I write because it’s what I do.. I breathe, I think, I write.. I release.
I’m forever grateful for my views, likes and follows.. but my message will never change regardless. I will still always write whatever I feel, however and whenever I feel.

The post below reinforces what I believe. Stay true to yourself in all that you do.

Why do you blog?

Check out the original post, it makes for great reading.

-Dionne MT-

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A Thomas Point of View

A lot of bloggers have been posting their stats because it shows an increase in traffic to their blog. That’s awesome. We all want traffic to our blogs. That signifies growth for many of us.

However, there are some bloggers that aren’t doing that. You can tell by some of their depressing posts about not getting followers, viewers or maybe they should just stop blogging. A very pessimistic view towards blogging starts to emerge.  So, I ask the questions…

  • Are we mainly blogging for traffic?
  • Are we pimping our content for likes instead of writing genuinely?

The question was asked by another blogger, Jason, An Opinionated Man, whether you are here for the views. Do you care about the number of views? Great question right? Many bloggers are definitely here for views because they are writers who want to increase traffic and/or promote their books. Jason, has over 1.4 million…

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One way or another, we’ll be alright..

Hope Through Pain

Hello world.. It’s me. It’s been awhile since I’ve been on this one. For those who aren’t aware, I have two blogs- one focused on life with chronic pain, and one on my other love and passion- all things style/fashion. I’ve been so focused on turning that into a thing, I haven’t written to you lately. I think now would be a good time.

I’m not one to complain. My number one rule in life is unless you’ve done everything you can to change the situation you have no place to complain. All rules have exceptions, but I try hard to live by that. I feel that I have followed this rule, and I’m really at my wits end lately.

I’m laying in bed, have been up for awhile. I find myself getting lost in the music streaming through my beats. I am overwhelmed with gratefulness for all of the…

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Featured Writer – Dionne Trotman

It is such a humbling experience to see one of my poems featured on such an amazing page. I am forever grateful for the opportunity.

Head over to their page Putting My Feet in the Dirt for the chance to be featured.


-Dionne MT-

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Putting My Feet in the Dirt


Happiness. Real happiness…

Looking through the key hole
The door of life, one goal
Behold the wonders untold riches
Once found, big dreams wild wishes
True happiness from within
Subconsciously aware. You win
The winners see, the winners understand
Unattached. Our lives, our hands

Looking through the key hole
Happiness. Ever lasting peace resonates with soul
Complete oneness with self
Unconditional happiness, possibilities endless
With true happiness comes true love
You need for nothing. You are enough.


Taking control of your own happiness will change your life. 

Breathe Think Write Release ©2016

For more inspirational thoughts from Dionne, please visit:  Breath Think Write Release

If you are interested in becoming a Featured Writer on puttingmyfeetinthedirt.com. Please send your inspirational thoughts, poems, short stories, or quotes to: thoughtsofmanywriters@yahoo.com

I am looking for anything that is encouraging or uplifting, which may bring a smile to somebody’s face.

I will accept…

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