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mari suggs

Wife, Mother, Author and Blogger of Life

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How to Take Action Toward Your Goals

November 14, 2017

Are you waiting for the right moment to come before doing what you want? For example, taking the vacation of your dreams? Moving to a new city? Taking a new job? Starting a YouTube channel?

Most of us have this thing—big or small, that we desire to do; yet, we are holding off until the star…

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How to Find Your Authentic Voice

November 7, 2017

Happy Tuesday you guys, this is actually a funny intro because I got the idea for this post while watching myself on YouTube! LOL. how’s that for egotism.

Okay, all kidding aside, I think I’ve finally got it. For years, I’ve heard that the key to success is to be authentic. And for years, I thoug…

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My First Time Bullet Journaling

November 2, 2017

Hi there, I cannot believe it’s November! What has happened to this year? Well, for me it’s been a great one and I plan on ending the year with a bang. However, I’m always searching for ways to simplify my life and work smarter not harder.  Thankfully, I just discovered a new way of planning that I …

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5 Thing Stopping You From Being Successful

October 31, 2017
Though we differ in many ways, and there are many reasons why we have yet to reach success—as defined respectively, the fact remains that most of us suffer from these five life-blocking sentiments:
  1. We’re afraid we’re not talented enough 
  2. We have fear of rejection
  3. We’re afraid …

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Three Powerful Tips to Living a 100% Fulfilled Life

October 24, 2017

Lately, a very important topic has been coming up for me and so I thought, hmm, better share it. For some of you this won’t be a new concept, but for some it may be the very thing you need to hear at this moment.

I’m reading Oprah Winfrey’s new book The Wisdom of Sundays. In it, she referen…

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How I Prepped for NanoWrimo

October 19, 2017

You guys, I’m so excited because for the first time ever I’m participating in NanoWrimo! In case you don’t know, November is National Novel Writing Month and NanoWrimo is a platform where writers come together and set a goal to complete their novel in one month (or at least the first draft). Because…

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Motivational Books to Read In October 2017

October 17, 2017

Hi guys,

I had so much going on in September that I forgot to post my book recommendations, but because I read some pretty great books I wanted to share them with you today.

First up is Dr. Joe Dispenza’s Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself. This amazing book was my favorite this mont…

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My Writing Must-Haves This Fall

October 13, 2017

If you follow me on my social sites, you probably know by now that Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. However, for some reason this year, I’m just starting to realize that I’m not alone here, there are so many girls that love this season—I’m still not sure why, but anywho, regardless of the …

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Guest Post: Kim Chance, The Six Things We've Learned This Year About Publishing

October 10, 2017

Today I have a pretty fun collab with the talented Kim Chance, each of us wrote about the three things we learned this year about publishing: me, on self-publishing and Kim on being traditionally published. Below are Kim's top 3, and to read my top three visit Kim's blog here!

Hi guys! For those…

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How to Outline Your Novel Using Index Cards

October 5, 2017

As you may or may not know, there are two types of writers: plotters and pantsers, which means, some of us outline and others of us do not.

I’ve published three books and I have outlined not one of them. However, I’m currently writing a young adult fantasy novel which involves a lot of world and …

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How to Feel ALIVE and BALANCED in Minutes

October 3, 2017

When something in my life is not exactly the way I pictured it would be, it throws me completely off. And when I’m derailed, everything suffers, including my health. I’m not sure about you, but when I get like this, I need to remedy it quickly. I get so uncomfortable, that it feels like I can’t be i…

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Release Day: #Believe Dammit:

September 26, 2017

How My 2012 Transformation Was Part of the Collective Consciousness

September 19, 2017

You guys, don’t just dismiss the above quote. Listen to the message it’s relaying. There is so much wisdom in these words I know that it will inevitably serve you well.

For me, these words are particularly helpful as I continue my spiritual growth, in addition to offering much clarity as…

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September: 3 Things to Try This Month

September 12, 2017

As many of you know I’m very much into audiobooks, in fact, audible.com is my favorite thing in the world. But lately, I’ve discovered something just as wonderful: podcasts.

So, as we start the new month I thought I would share with you my top 3 podcasts, as a way to inspire you to try someth…

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Guest Post: Sandra Leon; 5 Affirmations to Overcome Perfectionism

September 5, 2017

Happy Tuesday Friends! Today I have another special post for you; I would like to introduce you to the incredibly talented Sandra Leon AKA "Mom Boss".

Sandra is a writer and entrepreneur who just released her book, Online Business Success: 6 Fundamentals of Making Money Online Doing What Yo…

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Guest Post: A Conversation with Shannon Kaiser

August 29, 2017

Hi guys, I am so excited about today's post. Today, I want to introduce you to one of my favorite self-development authors, Shannon Kaiser. 

Shannon is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, writer, teacher, life coach, business and author mentor, and an international speaker. Her new book T…

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Inspiration for When You're Blocked by Fear

August 22, 2017

I know that we’ve all seen quotes like this:

But the truth is, no matter how many times we read things like this, it’s still super scary to go “for it.” However, I am here to tell you that once you go “for it” and break through that wall of fear that you built, freedom is on the oth…

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Inspiration For When You're Unfocused

August 15, 2017

I’m not sure what’s happening to me this month, but I’ve been all over the place. I have so many things going on that I can’t make heads or tails of any of it. I start one project, then, while in the middle of it, I get an idea and then I start to work on that one. Then, while I’m working on that …

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Zero F*cks Given

August 10, 2017

PEACE!

PEACE!

I recently posted the blog, 3 Motivational Books To Read In August  2017  wherein I included "Mark Manson’s" book The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life Manson’s point of view is that we should live life based on what feels good regardle…

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Inspiration For Your Morning Routine

August 8, 2017

Morning rituals… what’s that all about?

Some of the most successful people in business swear by morning rituals, people like Tony Robbins, Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg and the late Steve Jobs, to name a few.  Their morning rituals, is partially what sets them apart from the rest.

Morning …

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