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Why (and how) You Should Practice Gratitude Every Day
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Why (and how) You Should Practice Gratitude Every Day

It’s that time of year that everyone is thankful for a 3 day work week. Some are also thankful for mouth-watering turkey and stuffing and delicious gravy with sweet potatoes and homemade apple pie with vanilla ice cream… thank you thank you baby jesus for all of these things. BUT […]

How to Work Smarter With These 10 Tips
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How to Work Smarter With These 10 Tips

I recently bought my first issue of Fast Company for a cross-country flight, and could not put it down. I loved the mag so much actually, that I bought a subscription for myself and two friends (use this link for $1/issue: Fast Company ). One of the great articles inside was […]

Why Helping Others Leads to Your Own Success
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Why Helping Others Leads to Your Own Success

I have a friend who is a big model. She’s tall, gorgeous, and hands down one of the most generous people that I know. It’s incredible to watch how she cares for people – buying strangers lunch who have had a bad day, or going out of her way to ensure […]

How to Properly Ask for a Favor
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How to Properly Ask for a Favor

We all have been in the position where we need to ask for help, and for many of us, asking for favors brings up deep-seated fears and feelings of awkwardness. According to Emerson Spartz who did a viral experiment on asking for favors, we shy away from asking out of […]

My 3 Favorite Motivational Words: WHY NOT ME?
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My 3 Favorite Motivational Words: WHY NOT ME?

We see them on TV or in magazines – young, smart, successful people who created an app or are running a multi-million dollar company or changing the world. They’re well-spoken, well-dressed, well-travelled … and if you’re like me, you feel a slight pang of jealousy. I want to be someone […]

How I FINALLY Started My Own Business
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How I FINALLY Started My Own Business

If you read the blog, you know that I’ve spent the last several years in turmoil over finding my “passion”. Although I was very fortunate to have found a niche in fit modeling that not only paid very well but allowed me to continue modeling into my 30’s – it […]

5 Steps to Becoming a More Confident Speaker
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5 Steps to Becoming a More Confident Speaker

I’d like to think that I’m a fairly confident person. I know when I should give my opinion (food, saving money), and when not to (politics). The problem is, that even when I’m fully confident on the subject that I’m speaking on, often times I have a difficult time projecting […]