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The Happiness Advantage (I Just Wanna Be Successful)

All I really want, is to be happy...” 

When the Queen of Hip-hop Soul, Mary J. Blige, sang those words in 1994 (when I was but a wee babe,)  she was referring to a romantic relationship but as it turns out happiness also gives us an advantage when it comes to being successful. 513 more words


What writers do: Obsess, recall, wonder, question, and record (an example)

On the first page—the title page, if you will—of my new Moleskin journal, a pre-printed,  practical suggestion beckons to me:

I can’t get started writing in this journal, because I am stuck in fascination on this otherwise pristine French vanilla page. 820 more words


Your Real Job in Life... 

This may seem corny, but my office is covered in motivational sayings and images. I put them up for myself but also for my colleagues. I figure we can all use a little motivation at any given moment. 133 more words


Tune Out to Turn Up

I am beginning to realize that in order for me to turn up my quality of life, I have to stay committed to tuning out! Shock value reigns. 434 more words


3 Tools I Use To Stay Organized

On Saturday I was doing my weekend cleaning when one of my friends told me she was going to Starbucks and was going to plan for the coming week. 788 more words


Prescription for a Difficult Day

Lie in bed if you need to, but not for the entire day.

Get up. (I know you don’t feel like it, but it ain’t gonna get less difficult if you just stay in a vegetative state. 340 more words


I AM Affirmations 101

Last week I shared how I added “I AM” statements to my bathroom mirror on my social media accounts and the responses to that post keep coming in. 726 more words