Month: August 2018

Writer | Entrepreneur | Business & Personal Development

Do You Use Your Intuitive Powers?

  My friend and I found ourselves talking about auras today and upon me saying I didn’t know what color mine was, he said he thought it was blue. Of course, I was excited to know this so I looked up the meaning on google: “This color represents the throat, specifically the thyroid. If your aura is blue, you’re intuitive,…
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Who Really Knows You?

There’s only one person who knows everything about me and there’s maybe a couple who know almost everything. My deepest secrets, how I would react in a particular situation, if I’m happy or sad, bothered by something, or overjoyed…these people know me. It takes a bit for me to be truly vulnerable and I think I hold…
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I Changed My Focus and Now I’m Meeting My Savings Goals for My Trip

This past few weeks have been great because I’ve been focused on hitting my hours for my paid work. I took off Monday, started working on Tuesday and if I keep my pace, by Friday I will have reached my weekly goal. Fortunately, I am able to take the majority of my pay and put…
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I’m Fresh Out of Stories but I Actually Have a Lot More

  I feel like I’ve written about everything I could have possibly written about. The story well has run dry. …At least the well of stories from which I am comfortable telling. There are probably years worth of stories about relationships and other matters which I’ve kept to myself. Maybe when I’m old and grey,…
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The Crossroad is Inevitable

  I’m at a crossroads of sorts. My writing challenge is coming to an end and I don’t know what project comes next. Life will bring you to a crossroads time and time again. It’s an inevitable part of the journey. Every time I’m at the fork in the road, it’s stressful because I so…
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The Essentials of Life are Basic

  I used to want to buy a house. “Buy” as in finance and take out a 30-year mortgage.  Two years ago, I had saved up the money for a downpayment, gotten approval from a lender and connected with a realtor to start looking for the perfect property. Last second, I decided I didn’t want…
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I Conquered Fear in the Oddest of Jobs

I used to install standees at local movie theaters. Standees are the large 3D floor displays for upcoming and newly released films. I was a mystery shopper a few years ago and one of my shop providers had a sister program which offered the standee install gigs. A few times a week, I would tuck…
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What’s College Campus Life Like?

Today was the first time I’ve visited my younger brother’s University. As we were driving around campus I couldn’t help but think the students didn’t look much younger than me. I had a nontraditional college experience. I went to a small Catholic University where I attended night classes that concluded every 8 weeks. I was…
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Don’t Forget What Makes Your Passion Fun

Before I ever posted a video online, I didn’t mind the hours I spent taking and editing videos.  My only motivation was that I enjoyed the process. In 2013 right before I started a business on Etsy, I had never sewn before. I went to Walmart picked up a sewing machine, purchased some fabric and started…
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Understanding the Past Makes Me a Better Parent

I don’t know what about this year is especially different than the past ones, but I’ve been incredibly introspective. I’ve spent a lot of time taking a bird’s eye view of my life from as far back as I can remember until now and I keep going back to my childhood. There were a lot…
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