Stop Wishing for an Easy Life!

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If there’s one thing I’ve had my fill of seeing on Facebook this past week, it is memes saying “Please let 2018 be easy!”   I call bullshit!   Why would people want an easy life? It is only through tough times, challenges, difficulties with life and people, and times of loss and heartache, that […]

5 Self-Help Books That Saved My Sanity

5 self-help books that helped keep my sanity

I’d love to say that I am a bad-ass that has gotten through most of my life on my own – which isn’t far from the truth. However, I’ve had a lot of assistance over the years in the form of self-help books. There are many other self-help books I have read over the years, but these five books truly mark […]

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

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I took an incredible two-week trip to Italy six years ago. This trip marked my first time ever in a foreign country. I possessed only basic knowledge of the Italian language. The best part of my Italian adventure – I took this trip solo. Was I afraid? Yes. Did I let it stop me? No. […]

10 Things I Wish I Had Known in My 20’s

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Looking back in retrospect, I was a hot mess in my 20’s! If I could go back and give my younger self some advice, these 10 pieces of life wisdom would definitely be exactly what I needed to know. Start living your best life now!   #10 – Sex doesn’t equal love Just because you […]

5 Things I Learned From My Unplanned Teen Pregnancy

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My beautiful daughter turned 26 years old this year. I remember the day she was born as if it was yesterday. The life I was living before and during my pregnancy wasn’t good for me, let alone another fragile and innocent life. I was only 19 when I had her and while I was still […]

10 Things You Need To Stop Doing Right Now!

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We are modern day women. We are powerful and have messages to bring to the world. We are empowered and badass. However, nobody’s perfect, and we all still stumble and fall while making our way. Here is a list of 10 things you need to stop doing right now in order to get out of […]