You Don’t Have To Shine

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Hey babe!  As you may know I earned my doctorate in psychology a few years back and while a love a great casual novel (The Goldfinch, anyone?) I also try to keep up with reading one spiritual or academic book a month-ish. Well, June was such a lovely surprise because I happen to pick up […]

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The 6 Biggest Biz Mistakes I Made + What You Can Do to Prevent Them

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Today’s blog post is brought to us by the lovely and inspiring Stephanie from The Loudmouth Lifestyle. She’s a multi-passionate entrepreneur with some killer insight, so let’s dig in! ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Let me take a wild guess: You’re a blogger.  So am I.  And along this blogging journey, I’ve made tons of mistakes.  I have no […]

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Monday Motivation: How You Become REAL

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Hey babe, happy Monday!  Growing up I had a short stack of childhood books that brought me great joy. And while many have gone missing over the years there is one in particular I have cherished with great care, The Velveteen Rabbit.  If you are not familiar it is the timeless nursery story of a toy […]

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Yes, you know what to do (+ taking your power back)

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You know: what to say + why to say it; he won’t change his mind; she gave the best she could–so stop expecting more; you have a choice and are not, in fact, “stuck.” You are not confused & know exactly what to do. You know you’ve been telling yourself + the world half lies. […]

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By Letting Go It All Gets Done (+ the space in-between)

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I’ve sat down a few times recently in hopes of writing something wise + luminous. It hasn’t worked out. I have: a list of working titles. lists of partially developed posts and heaps of mantras + metaphors. But nothing really wants to gel. Ever been in this space? Somewhere amidst the in-between of conception + birth? In […]

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How I Overcome Loneliness

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Like many entrepreneurs I work from home and lately I’ve found myself at here more than normal. And frankly, I find it depressing. It can become a bit of a black hole and instead of writing lovely articles and insights for you I find myself folding laundry and Windex-ing everything in sight. But most of all […]

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Monday Motivation: 10 Choices That Will Guide You To A Regret-Free Life

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Regrets. It seems like there’s no avoiding them. You’ll wish you did. You’ll wish you didn’t. You’ll wish you said this or didn’t say that. It’s too late. The point is: you did or didn’t or couldn’t or wouldn’t. And there is always something better to do with your time + energy than pointing the […]

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A wake up call: You don’t get to do just the good stuff

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“I want to be an entrepreneur and sell this product and/or service that is so close to my heart, but I don’t want to deal with rejection.” “I want to lose the last couple pounds and nurture a body I feel strong and healthy in but I’m not willing to commit to the workouts or give […]

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Monday Motivation: 12 Ways to Show More Self Respect

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Let’s begin by clearing up something: Self-respect does not make you narcissistic or conceited or self-centered … in fact, it does quite the opposite. Self-respect is about amassing a deep sense of self-worth and self-love to show that you are worthy of receiving love and in turn, giving love. The problem for most of us […]

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I Wish I Had The Courage To…..

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Cou·ra·geous kə-ˈrā-jəs :: valiant :: having or characterize by courage :: being able to face fear with bravery The willingness to be 10% more courageous could significantly alter + direct the course of your life—in the most magnificent kind of way.   It could lead to breakthrough ideas, infinitely important connections, multiple revenue streams, toe curling […]

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