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Why We Should Care About The Middle East Or Our Neighbor?

Recently I had a conversation with a friend and I mentioned that there are times when I feel stupid. Usually it’s when I’m watching the news channels and the topic of International relations and foreign policy comes up. My friend tried to reassure me by saying that “most Americans are ignorant to the real issues in other countries” and that “I know a lot more than most”. Let me tell you that getting the highest grade on a test that I still fail is no reason to celebrate.

09/18/2014

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The Good…The Bad…The Fairy Tale

Before we get into ways to get out of a bad relationship; we must first identify what one looks like. Now I’m not talking about the obvious “bad” aka “dangerous” physical and emotional abuse riddled ones that shelters are built for. I’m talking about the silent dream-killer, hope stealer, words-DO-hurt relationships.

09/18/2014

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5 Building Blocks To Consider When Making & Keeping Friends

It seems the older we get the more difficult it becomes right? Meeting people is easy, we do that every day, but what about forming a new connection, a bond with someone that we didn’t know, never heard about, met by chance and hit it off with immediately?

09/02/2014

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6 Reasons Why Some People Should Never Get Married

The other day, while riding in the car with my bff/driver/business partner/baby daddy/husband I asked the question, what do you think I should blog about next? Without missing a beat and totally unrelated to our previous conversation he says “Why some people should never get married”.

09/02/2014

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93 Days of Summer Quotes: Days 36-42

It’s so easy to get caught up in the DRAMA of things when you do not have a clear vision of where you are going and the experiences that you want to have along the way. I’ve been recently tested and for a spit second, I found myself LOOKING for all the reasons and explanations to explain SOMEONE ELSE’s words and behaviors.

08/12/2014

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Promote What You Love Instead Of Bashing What You Hate

Has anyone else noticed that we have become a society of “haters”? Now by “we”, of course, I mean “them”. Because none of “us” would set our DVR’s to record those reality Housewives shows only to be able to talk about the rachet’ness of the women on them.

08/12/2014

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10 Questions To Help You Decide If You Need Or Want A Business Coach

If you’ve been thinking about making a major change in your life, transitioning into another job or industry, starting your first or next new business or you want a new perspective on a question or issue that you don’t want to discuss with your family, friends or co-workers; securing a coach may be just the thing you need to kick start your next venture into gear.

08/11/2014

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6 Things Every Curvy Bride Should Know Before Buying That Dress

Love and dresses come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Just ask Sisters Yukia Walker and Yuneisia Harris, owners of Curvaceous Couture in Maryland. They are on a mission to help curvy women in love, look stunning on their special day.

08/01/2014

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93 Days Of Summer Quotes: Day 29-35

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: IT GOES ON.” ~Robert Frost

08/01/2014

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7 Perks To Aging That No One Talks About

Before you turn the big number with a zero behind it and start feeling some type of way about “getting OLDER”, you should consider the perks and plusses of getting old. Surely this will give ME something to look forward to during the next 90 days…or will it?

07/23/2014

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