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What does it mean to be independent?

I feel like we live in a society where “independence” is looked at in one way, and if we don’t fit that description then we’re just liars and not really independent… we just wish we were. To be an independent person is often portrayed as someone who can do everything for himself, and needs no …

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Aristotle said it best…

I have this image set as the lock screen on my phone… It’s an Aristotle quote (or so the internet tells me) It’s been there since 2019, and it serves as a reminder that if I want to do the things I want, and achieve the things I dream of, which all ultimately equal freedom …

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It gets to be easy.

In my first three years in business, I made a loss.Each of my tax returns took me further and further into the red, and I felt it. I was stressed, weighed down, wondering how I make it work, why it’s so effortless for others.Why it was so hard for me?What was I missing?What was I …

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Gratitude is a funny thing

I write gratitude lists, not regularly, and not enough, but I write them, and I aim to do them daily as part of my morning ritual (it’s so much more than just brushing your teeth!) Here’s what I notice…. The things I’m grateful for change all the time.The list gets easier to write the more …

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The Opinionated Woman

It’s who I am.Who I’ve always been. I’m the person who people come to when they want an opinion, advice, an outside perspective on something. I’m the one who has something to say. I’m the one who has been hiding, holding back and keeping my mouth shut. I’m sorry. I’m sorry to me, I’m sorry …