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Dunbar, Maisie

December 29, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Owner of Silver Spring, MD, based wellness center. Dunbar is a well known educator, known for her inexhaustible energy and optimism.

Keywords: Maisie Dunbar   motivation  

Meditation Mandalas for Competitive Manicurists?

December 15, 2010  | Blog Post

Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means “circle” and it is usually a drawing or painting used for meditation practices and it has spiritual and ritual significance in several religions. I’m not trying to get all

Keywords: motivation  

Are There Any Other Competitors Who Want to Blog?

December 6, 2010  | Blog Post

Some of you may already know that I’m giving up my post as “The Competition Insider” at the end of the year. It’s really been great to have this place here where I can share my

Keywords: motivation  

Competitive Spirit

October 14, 2010  | Blog Post

Wiki says that as we humans evolve, the competitive spirit becomes less innate and more a learned behavior — meaning that when we were still forced to chase after our food, competition was something that came

Keywords: motivation  

NailPro Cup Championship

October 8, 2010  | Blog Post

The Nailpro Cup in Sacramento is the final competition of the year for me. And a welcome sight I might add. I’m currently 30 points ahead on total year scores, and no one can catch me.

Keywords: motivation  


September 30, 2010  | Blog Post

The last competition in the Cup Championship series is coming up in Sacramento. And as always, I’ve started practicing again. There are three different comps: Salon Success, Sculptured Nails, and Flat Painted Nail Art (tattoo themed).

Keywords: motivation   pink-and-whites   state licensing  


September 7, 2010  | Blog Post

Ah. She’s priceless. Completely dependable. I’ve never once had to worry about her showing up on time. She has done every single thing I’ve asked her to do. On competition days, this one is even awake

Keywords: motivation  

Nail Talk Radio Recap

August 26, 2010  | Blog Post

I spent an hour on the internet radio program Nail Talk Radio hosted by Athena Elliott and co-hosted by Dahlia McCutchen and can I just say that it was a blast! Not only did we have listeners online,

Keywords: mixed-media nail art   motivation  


July 27, 2010  | Blog Post

To commit literally means: to pledge or assign to some particular course or use.  But what does that really mean for a nail competitor? Every person is different and has different desires. For me, to commit to

Keywords: motivation  

Where Has All the $$$ Gone?

July 21, 2010  | Blog Post

I saw a post on Facebook recently from Hannah saying that NAILS Magazine was having a brainstorming session for new topics for the next year and asked all their Facebook friends for their input.  I started

Keywords: motivation  

Check Out These Scores

July 1, 2010  | Blog Post

With Premier behind us and Sacramento still a few months away, now is the perfect time to take a step back and re-evaluate goals. If you’e anything like me, your goals are always evolving and that

Keywords: motivation   tradeshows  

Where Are All Those Competitors?

June 24, 2010  | Blog Post

You know, people say to me all the time, “I want to compete, but...” And the excuses are endless — time, family, money, etc. But I think the one excuse that irks me the most is,

Keywords: motivation  

I ♥ Florida

June 4, 2010  | Blog Post

I love Florida. Every year I threaten to not come back. This time I just might stay! (No, not really. But I like to think that, hehe.) By the time you read this I will be

Keywords: motivation  

On My Mind: What Inspires You?

June 1, 2010  | Article

By definition, inspiration is a divine influence or action on a person believed to qualify him or her to receive and communicate sacred revelation, or the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions.

Keywords: Hannah Lee   motivation   Nail Art Gallery   nail art inspiration   On My Mind  

I'm Just Chillin'

May 17, 2010  | Blog Post

With IBS Las Vegas behind me, last week’s blogs caught up on and Premiere Orlando four weeks in front of me, I'm just kind of resting right now. Hangin', vegetating, chillaxin', whatever you want to call it,

Keywords: motivation   NAILS Top 25 List  

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