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5 Signs You're A Rebel (#2 might shock you).

5 Signs You're A Rebel (#2 might shock you).

Looking back, that was my first call toward rebellion, or doing life differently than the majority.

That seed was my internal compass, my point of difference, my unique-as-a-snowflake guide in the world—navigating college to career to city life and beyond.

As a 30-something, I’m a ride-or-die rebel. Less in the taboo sense, more in the empowerment, stick-to-my-guns sense.

You see, the brules, or bullsh*t rules, society tells us are the way to live? I confront. Question. Poke holes in.

Why You Need To Check Your Status Less (And Your Pulse More)

Why You Need To Check Your Status Less (And Your Pulse More)

That’s why you’re here, too. You’re curious about healthier living and thinking and being. You’re eager to do better to feel better and know the direct impact that can have in your life and career and business and relationships.

When was the last time you checked Instagram or Facebook?

When was the last time you checked - really checked - your breath?

Here is the bad news.

With the combined impact of social media on our mental and emotional health combined with the modern-day American diet and lifestyle … Baby Boomers are more sick (and dying younger), then their parents. This will be the first generation to potentially not out-live their parents.

A 9/11 Tribute: Living With The Promise Of Tomorrow

A 9/11 Tribute: Living With The Promise Of Tomorrow

As an impressionable High School girl, the experience of 9/11 would inform my days and years to follow. I would leave my small town and attend one of the nation’s most diverse universities. I would embrace and welcome and love all people as my parents and grandparents had beautifully modeled all my life. I would soon call New York City home, and love it with all my heart for 12 years strong.

My love affair with a city of community and colors and character carries on. For 2,983*, this adventure ended on that picture-perfect day.

Stop Asking For Permission (Here's Why)

Stop Asking For Permission (Here's Why)

When was the last time you had an idea that needed validation from someone else? When did you go against the guidance of your intuition and ask for an outsider's opinion? When did asking for permission become your thing?

Stop seeking external guidance on internal affairs. Stop giving someone else the authority over you. Stop showing yourself on a subconscious level that you aren't to be trusted in making decisions. Stop trying to put out your own flame. 

How To Change Your Mindset For Success

How To Change Your Mindset For Success

When asked about our thoughts and beliefs toward money, (because fact has is that 80% of success is determined not by action or strategy but MINDSET), responses ranged from ‘I can’t make money like other people can’ to ‘I’ve never been valuable enough to make good money’ to ‘I like being frugal’ and ‘If I make more money my freedom will be gone or people will expect me to help them.