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How to Balance Your Career and Passion Project

I have to be honest… the whole “You’re a slave if you have a 9-5” narrative is getting old! Yes, I understand that being  your own boss is liberating and rewarding – as it should be! But one thing that is often forgotten is that entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone. That being said, I don’t think it’s wise to give 20+ of your best years to a company that can barely remember your name either! If you have a passion in life, GO FOR IT! Does that necessarily mean that you have to quit your job? No, absolutely not. In fact, there are many benefits that come with having a good ole’ 9-5: a steady pay check, and more freedom to express your creativity without the stresses that entrepreneurship brings. Yes it can be a lot, but anything worth having isn’t easy! When it comes to walking in your purpose and handling your business, you’ll find a way. I often get asked how I’m able to balance my career with being a blogger and author (my two passions); here’s how… Continue Reading

Lifestyle

Choose Therapy as a Form of Self-Care

It’s safe to say that therapy has been one of the hottest topics of discussion over the last few years. I remember once upon a time, if someone admitted to seeking or needing therapy, there was a negative stigma that seemed to follow them. History shows that the survival of the fittest has been the law of the land. So, society’s increased acceptance and understanding of one’s need for therapy without passing judgment is huge step in the right direction. Continue Reading

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New Year, Same Results?

As the hustle and frenzy of the holiday season wears off, many of us take some time to think about the things we weren’t able to accomplish in the year that has so quickly passed us by. Maybe you want to become a vegan, save more money, or write a book. You’re determined to make the upcoming year matter, and you think of everything you want to do. Then you write them down and wait until January 1st to go after your goals.

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Dating Tips

Why You Should be Thankful When They Ghost You…

Ever liked someone and they suddenly vanished out of your life without warning? You two talk pretty much every day, have gone on plenty of dates, and become close. This person really has the potential to be your next boo thing; and then all of a sudden POOF! They’re gone, suddenly evaporate into thin air like a ghost, with no rhyme or reason. I call this ghosting or being ghosted, and it can happen to any of us – no one is safe. As with many of the things that can go wrong when it comes to dating, being ghosted is another risk to add to the list. And although the idea of it happening to you may seem mortifying, the person that’s ghosted you may have done you a favor. Continue Reading

Lifestyle

Not So Great Expectations…

Life is a beautiful thing. One thing is for sure, nothing is perfect and nothing is guaranteed. So many things can happen, so many things can change. With that being said, why do we make things difficult by having so many expectations? Are you still waiting for that guy that keeps playing games to change? Do you wonder why that one friend is never truly excited for you? Does frustration take over you the minute you think about how hard your new job or school has been? Are you hard on a family member because they are not living up to your expectations? If any of this is the case, you are in essence, setting yourself up for disappointment. The truth is; having too many expectations is not that great.

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