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On the Journey to Following My Dreams

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: A Lesson Learned from Looking at the Night Sky

Last night we trekked briefly through the woods and then through a soggy clearing.  There had been a flash flood warning the night prior. My siblings and I tripled up our blankets and then laid down for a couple hours staring up at the stars. We were chatting about life, the present..the future..the past… Every…
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The More You Know, The More You Grow

I edited an old podcast this week, my second episode from when I had my solo podcast. I had interviewed Maryam Kherzedeh and we were talking about our feelings as new podcasters. It was interesting listening to it after all this time. Since then I’ve done 65 daily episodes with my co-host for On the…
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Are You Scared to Take the Leap?

  I was flying over the vast expanse of the Atlantic ocean with my two kids and their father.  The plane had just taken off an hour prior and we had an hour and a half more to cover. Staring out the window, the thought suddenly occurred to me, “What if the plane suddenly failed over…
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When Things Die as You Know Them, Be Ready for the Change

207 days of writing. Whew. This is the longest I’ve kept up with a  daily routine other than the obvious eating, showering, sleeping…you know general upkeep. A few days ago, maybe a couple of weeks ago… I got sick of daily writing and it started to drive me nuts. My attitude changed and my posts went…
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The Question I Ask When I Don’t Get the Results I Want

In elementary and middle school, I never studied for exams. Like many students at that age, I was able to get good grades with little effort. Freshman year of high school came and went and that was okay too. Sophomore year… all that luck ended. I had to crack open my textbooks and dig in.…
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Things Change, It’s Important To Be Flexible

This year has been a series of adjustments and one thing I’ve learned is to be flexible. There’s a time to hustle and there’s a time to unwind. At the beginning of this year, I wrote about putting in the work.  I was ready to go all in and in those first 6 months, I…
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Remember When There Was No Internet?

  I remember when my parents first got internet. I was probably 4 or 5, playing with my toys in our basement when my dad first sat down at his desk and logged onto it.  He had been excitedly chatting about it all day to my mom, but of course, back then this didn’t mean anything…
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A Change in Perspective Can Change Your Day

Last night, I was up until 3 am doing my hair for a photo shoot. While doing this, I was also watching, “The Walking Dead”. I was hooked and while I knew I shouldn’t, I found myself sneaking in an extra episode as I retired for the night. It’s been over half a year since…
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How I Plan to 10X My Video Skills

This morning I spent a couple of hours on YouTube evaluating commercials for different clothing lines. I am planning out the shots for a commercial/promo video for the business I’ve restarted with my sisters. On a google spreadsheet are the video links and time stamps for the shots I’d like to replicate. I also have another…
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How Karaoke Taught Me to Lighten Up

A few years ago, I joined a few friends at a local spot where they served delicious hot wings and played karaoke all night long. It was just supposed to be a chill night. A couple of our group members went up and sang some old hits from Alicia Keys and Usher and as I…
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