Shell DeToni

Hello there and welcome! My name is Shell and I am a magazine writer, author, and poet. I write about interesting life choices, issues, health, food, and many other topics.
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Delectations in Paradise

Jubilant temperaments constitute rhythms at long last

Ejected are the obstructions that all but executed imaginative gifts

Truly waited I have,

imperious loquaciousness is long overdue

For there are no ruminations that emanate as candidly

Saturated with pulpous piquancy of a biting essence that expurgates and heals

Enchanted by unsullied luminescence

Encouraged are myths, although banished are compliments

To convey what can be declared, in the instant it is expressed

Right or wrong

Announced are designations enraptured and concealed

While selfishness overpowers my charity and indulges playfully

Carouse with sweet ambrosia, abundant as it were

Allowing expectations to be forced

Yet, there it is

Thy naked self exposed

The pulchritudinous personae who’s been indiscernible,

concealed by nefariousness for what seems like a lifetime,

transpiring perfect perceptions for all to luxuriate

No amercements

only love

for the sake of the lovely

A Post I Thought Worth Sharing

1. Find your passion. No matter who you are, the work you love is out there for you. If you’re still looking for your passion, ask yourself “What would I be willing to do without payment for 6 months?” Your answer will astound you. If you know what it is, then do it well and find a […]

via 10 Ways You Can Create the Life of Your Dreams (3 min read) — Millionaire’s Digest


Reflections on blood

Have being dreams extracted

and purged evermore



There’s no clarity

 Unknowing of what can be done

Selfishness controls

Or destiny as it intends

Spiraling downward

Lost in this misunderstood  world

In need of rescue

Reaching out to find emptiness

Truly no one cares

So death is the one who awaits?

Professional Cover Letters

Writing Cover Letters can be one of the most daunting and difficult task job seekers are forced to do. Your Cover Letter isn’t just an introduction, it your first impression. 
Cover Letters should be short and to the point, yet contain all the information necessary to get your foot in the door for that job interview.  This is your time to shine! Brag about what you’re good at and passionate about, in reference to your career search. Be sure to include your personality but re-read and edit until it’s perfect. 
It’s necessary to write a Cover Letter for each company you are applying. This will ensure the Cover Letter is suited for each company as your focus remains on the position while convincing the hiring team that you are the person they have been searching for. 
Before you begin, it’s important to have your resume completed because you’ll be using the document as a reference. You want the hiring administrator to be engaged and interested enough to keep reading. Remember, companies recieve hundreds of applicants who submit documentation with the same information they must read over and over. Your Cover Letter has to stand out so you aren’t rejected before given the chance to impress during an interview.
For those who are determined to write their own Cover Letter, here is a template/example that can be tailored made for just about any employment opportunity.  


[Applicant Name]
Street Address
City, ST ZIP Code
Phone Number
Email Address

Month day, four digit year [July 11, 2017]

[Recipient Name]
[Company name[
[Street Address]
[City, ST ZIP Code]

Dear [Recipient Name]:

Your first paragraph should be engaging (not boring) while stating your claim (purpose of the letter). Example:

I am writing you today about the Physical Therapist Assistant position posted, personally referred, or classifieds. I’m in search of a long-term career and I’m asking for an opportunity to show you that I am the proficient individual you are seeking to join your team.

Research the company and say something that stands out yet relates directly with the business. Example: Company’s motto: “It’s your life. We help you live it.” You can share a personal experience and relate with the company:

Your company motto is a philosophy  that I also hold dear. As an amateur athlete, I was injured and know firsthand the importance of receiving hands-on care from a knowledgeable staff who develops and implements treatment programs to help patients get back to their lives.

Now, this is about your experience. This is information that’s under the “Employment” section of your resume. The difference from your resume is start with the oldest company first. Talk about one or two job duties that you are passionate about. 

With seven years of progressive experience working in the field, I have set myself up for success as a Physical Therapy Assistant. With Company A, I have treated all age groups, including pediatrics. During my association with the Company B, I proudly cared for active duty military personnel. Passion inspired me to instruct and demonstrate home exercise programs and implement aquatic therapy for ROM and strengthening while employed with Company C. Working for Company D, I obtained skills to developed and instructed home exercise programs for patients in the comfort of their own homes.

Time to sum it up with a breakdown of your competencies:

With a can-do attitude, I communicate effectively, execute ideas, and I have a keen interest and passion for helping others working under the direction of Physical Therapists and staff members. I’m a fast learner with strong analytical skills, a self-starter, and work well on a team with minimal to no supervision. I understand responsibility, time management, and hold an intense work ethic. Taking initiative and striving to do my best in any situation has always been my career focus.

To close, it’s necessary to get to the point with no fluff. However; you must end with a short paragraph that’ll make them want to call you to schedule an interview:

I have demonstrated for my employers an exceptional facility for meeting organizational goals and demands. In addition to my skills, I am certain I will be an asset as your next team member. You may contact me anytime.

Thank you for your time,

First and Last Name
Phone Number
Email Address


Another option is to hire a professional writer to create the one page document that could land that dream job. It’s important to fill out the questionnaire in its entirety if this is the route you chose. Not only will this help the writer develop a better sense of who are, but accurately document your skills and abilities.



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