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5 Things To Learn From A WWII Veteran

Memorial Day is coming up, and while it is technically a day to honor the fallen, I think it’s also an important time to remember those that gave so much to their country and survived. That’s why I am flying to Wisconsin this weekend to spend the day with my 91 year old grandpa who […]

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Why We Need To Talk About Suicide

I was 15. It was the weekend after homecoming and I was coming off the high of having my first official date. When I went into my first period math class and sat down next to my bff Amy, she quickly said, “Ryan shot himself.” Ryan was one of four of us that grew up […]

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How One Man Overcame Addiction By Owning His Story

Addiction is a tough thing, isn’t it? When we detach ourselves from our connection to God and those we love, it’s easy to convince ourselves that material things will fill the void in our lives. I was completely inspired last week when I looked further into the story of Mr. Justin Perrine, a recovering alcoholic […]

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7 Ways To Grow Your Twitter Audience

Three years ago, I had 73 followers on Twitter and used it to basically curate social media and fashion news. Today, I have nearly 170K followers because of the time and effort I’ve put into joining relevant conversations and sharing valuable tidbits of information about the things I love. While more and more new social […]

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5 Ways To Not Let Idiots Ruin Your Day

It’s easy to let one idiot ruin our day, isn’t it? Monday can be a surprisingly positive day and then all of a sudden you are hit with a text message out of left field that is less than kind, or you receive a comment on a blog post that is less than favorable and […]

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Women Need To Empower Other Women, Period.

A couple of weekends ago I was super excited to go to a barbeque a friend I had met through my pastor was hosting. My boyfriend and I are still semi-new to our community and love meeting new people from all different backgrounds to network with and enjoy life with. I spent most of my […]

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5 Ways To Build Trust On Social Media

Trust is a big thing, isn’t it? With the emergence of social media there is now almost an expected transparency between your brand and consumers. Everyone feels entitled to know everything about your brand, and they expect a quick, personalized response for customer service issues. While brands have always needed to build trust, with social […]

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