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This past weekend, I got the chance to sit down and watch Whitney, a documentary film that was released in 2018 about the legendary Whitney Houston. Watching this documentary left me with so many emotions, mainly sadness that such an amazing woman with such a divine gift left the world at such a young age without receiving the healing she needed to leave the legacy she had the potential to. What stood out to me most, beyond the fact that she undoubtedly had the greatest voice this world has ever heard, was that in a world where so many think that fame and money will make them happy, those two things seemed to be the biggest factors that hastened Whitney’s...

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Why Social Media Breaks Are Needed

Social media has created a space for us to discover, connect with, and interact with people we likely wouldn’t be able to without it. I am a fan of social media. I have received great opportunities and met great people by being present on social media. Honestly, I have no idea where Women by Choice would be if I had not leveraged social media to gain exposure for our network, events, blog, and pretty much everything we do. However, after using social media consistently for many years, I have learned that taking breaks from it is necessary. As the founder of a global network for women who manages most aspects of our organization and coaches women to be empowered and...

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More Money, Still Not Happy

I cringe every time I hear someone say something like, "I don't understand why they're acting like that when they have all that money", as though money is the ultimate key to happiness and solution to all problems. I get how money can seem like everything to those who feel like they don't have enough of it. I can even admit that there have been times in my life when getting money was top on my list of priorities because that was the area where I seemed to be experiencing the most stress and frustration. However, I quickly learned that money does not cure depression, family dysfunction, relationship issues, insecurities, all health problems, and the list goes on. Money can...

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