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Have you been feeling stagnant and unmotivated lately? You feel as though nothing is fulfilling you in your career and personal life? Now, what if I told you this could be a nudge from the Universe saying something in your life needs to change. Let’s rewind to the start of this year, in the month of January. My state of mind was remote teaching was burning me out. I lost all motivation for my profession. I was talking to blank Google Meet screens all day with little to no interactions. I only left my house for the gym and to…


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“Comparison is the thief of joy.” — Theodore Roosevelt

We are all own our own path, our own timeline, our own journey. Yet, we are told we need to hit these certain milestones by a certain age. On top of that, if we don't hit that milestone when we were supposed to, we are deemed failures. Well, friends, I am here to tell you that is a whole lot of malarkey. You are still an amazing human if you don't get married. You are still a fantastic person if you don't have kids. You still have value even if you don't have a typical 9–5 job.

Your sole purpose…


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It’s almost the 1st anniversary of when the world shut down. The shutdown that would change our lives forever. The saying ingrained in my head was “This is our new normal.”. Oh, how I loathed that slogan. I would hear it every day at work and sigh. I knew people meant well but, nothing about that time was normal. It amazed me that our society was trying to normalize the mandated quarantine. It gave us no time to grieve the life that we lost. My job gave us a week to figure out how to teach remotely and sent us…


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Ignore and soar.

Believe it or not, the place we feel the safest is our most limiting spot. That space is called our comfort zone. I'm sure by now you have heard the comfort zone bubble through work, school, social media, and more. There are plenty of self-development books out there preaching for you to leave that comfort zone. One cannot grow in that space and need to task more risks. That idea is one of the truest statements out there. Similar to many of you, I am heavily against taking risks. When you take a risk you then surrender your control of…


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Vulnerability is terrifying. I used to believe my personality was anti-vulnerable. I am a Gemini and an enneagram 6 if you know, you know. All my life I thought people who showed vulnerability were weak people. Those people needed to be taken care of and were emotional wrecks. I personally thought of them to be naive to share so much of themselves. I mean HELLO! Do not show so much of yourself to everyone, people can hurt you. The thought of crying in front of someone send anxiety down my spine. I was taught that people who show weakness will…


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Grow your mindset and see how far you’ll go!

I don’t know about you guys, but man has my motivation plummeted. I, like all of you during the first week of 2021 had my manifestations written down in my new planner. I was ready to take on the new year with concrete intentions. Now, we are in week two of 2021 and I am stuck, I have 0 motivation to strive for a goal. The knowledge was 2021 not being too different from 2020 was in my brain but, a girl can dream.

This past week which is not even over yet has been a struggle. I am still…


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Our feelings begin with a thought, that thought becomes an emotion, that emotion turns into action. As a passionate Gemini, my emotions can run the show some days. Many passionate people like myself feel deeply. In fact, we feel so deeply that we pretend to be emotionless. We put up this front that emotions are for the weak meanwhile we will hysterically cry in isolation. Throughout my life, I have been told I am either super happy or super pissed off, there is no in-between. I used to take the pride in that statement. I used it as a “Don’t…


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Being in a relationship in 2020 was a trip. You either made it or you didn't. That is a devastating fact that trampled over couples this year. The COVID-19 pandemic caused us all to quarantine and stay home. The “Stay- at Home” order caused couples to be all up in each other's spaces or they weren't able to see one another. This massive shift of our normalcy took a toll on many relationships and many of them ended in divorce or a break-up.

An observation I’ve always had about relationships in this day and age is people tend to see…


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As this emotional rollercoaster of a year comes to an end, everyone is looking to the future. As I scroll through social media, I see all the detox scams and inspirational quotes. Let’s be real though, when the clock strikes 12 our reality will not change. We will still be dealing with a global pandemic, an economic depression, and a chaotic government. Do not chase happiness into the new year. January will not be able to provide it for you. Shelf the idea, that 2021 will instantly be better without any hard work. Do you know what creates happiness? Not…


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The saying goes “When you point the finger at someone, you have three pointed back at you.” My mind was blown that day during health class in high school. We were on the topic of psychology, which I always found interesting. Observing what makes the human race tick is an endless exploration. After my teacher said that profound statement, I actually pointed my finger, and yes, people you have 3 of your fingers pointing back at you. Holy smokes!

My teacher then had us participate in a quick writing activity. The task was to write about someone you dislike and…

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