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Feeling Stuck: 3 Tips to Get You Unstuck

Have you ever cooked something using certain ingredients only to hate the outcome? But then, you try it again—same method, same ingredients only to end up with the same result as before, you hate it! Let me ask you this, how many more times will you do this, in the same way, until you finally realiz…

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My Character Board For Between Us a novel

In today's video I share with you how I created a character board for my next novel Between Us. Having my characters displayed above my desk, as I write, works great for me in terms of inspiration. Plus, having their personality traits at a glance helps me keep my character's actions on point. Wan…

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6 HIGH PERFORMANCE HABITS AND HOW I IMPLEMENT THEM IN MY LIFE

Happy Monday! I just finished reading Brendon Burchard's High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way and it was pretty incredible. If you've ever wondered how high performance individuals got to where they are, then this book is for you. It may surprise you to find that the …

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LESSONS LEARNED FROM MY DEBUT NOVEL Collab with Bethany Atazadeh

Hi you guys, today I have a very special video for you! I've collaborated with fellow writer and YouTuber Bethany Atazadeh about the lessons we learned from writing and publishing our debut novel.  I have self-published three books and therefore, I've learned very valuable lessons. If you're a write…

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HOW TO GET READY FOR THE WORKING WEEK/SUNDAY NIGHT PAMPERING

A way to have a great start to your working week, is by preparing for it on Sunday night. For me, this often means a night of pampering. In today's video, I share with you my self-care routine that helps me center myself, helps me relax and helps me disconnect from worry. Take a look.

Another…

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HOW TO CREATE A ROAD MAP TO REACH YOUR GOALS 2018

The first thing to have when setting goals is clarity. But that’s not enough, in order to reach all our goals we have to be clear on the steps we need take. In today’s video I show you how to create a road map for your goals. Swing by :)

 

 

Also, if you want a little help and want to sta…

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FIRST STEP IN PLANNING YOUR GOALS IN 2018

Happy New Year everyone! We are 4 days into the New Year, and many of us are still trying to figure out our goals and the best way to approach them. Well, in today's video I share the #1 piece of advice I've received from mentors and teachers regarding the action of setting and achieving goals. To l…

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HOW TO GET CLEAR ON YOUR GOALS IN 2018

Did you know that we're  always moving in the direction that causes us less pain? Say what...

I know what you’re thinking, nope! That’s definitely not true because every day I go to my God-awful-dead-end job, which is most definitely causing me pain. If that were true, then, I’d be moving …

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HOW TO WRITE A BOOK

Hi everyone, I hope you’re having an amazing December thus far! Today, I’m tackling the broad topic of How to Write a Book. There are many things that go into writing a book, but I believe there are specific things that one needs to consider right from the start. Here are my top five tips on wh…

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HOW TO WRITE DIALOGUE

Happy last day of November! I hope you had an amazing month filled with gratitude. I want to remind you that if you didn’t sign up to receive your monthly gratitude list that it’s not too late, I’m still offering monthly lists. Tomorrow, December 1st I will be sending out December’s list, so b…

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Christmas Shopping 2017 at Barnes and Noble

Happy Thanksgiving! This is my favorite holiday by far. I love the gathering of family and friends, the tradition of watching the Macy’s Day Parade, the preparing of the feast AND eating, of course. I hope that your day is filled with love and joy.

Since the holiday season is officially upon …

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How to Take Action Toward Your Goals

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

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

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 Things Stopping You From Being Successful

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

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

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

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

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

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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