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Letting Go of the Things that No Longer Serve Us

 “Let go of the old in order to make room for the new.” You might’ve heard of this phrase before in regards to cleaning, but I think it should be applied to every aspect of our lives. After almost 6 weeks of living in Spain, I’m finally able to unpack all of my things without wondering when I’ll have to…

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What to Do When the People We Love Don’t Agree With Us

I’m no stranger to disapproval. And it seems like I’m not the only one. Last week, I published an article on Shine.com about how I deal with disapproval from my parents and the response really touched me. Several people reached out and thanked me for writing it because they said they’ve also had to deal with it their whole life and they…

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There Are Always More Reasons to Quit

I often write words that I wish someone else would say to me. And I desperately need someone to say these words to me now. But there is no one, so I will say them to myself and you, in case you need to hear them too: Today I didn’t feel like my best self. I lied on my friend’s…

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What Is Your Definition of Hustle?

There’s a moment in my work that I define as hustle. It’s the moment when I’m about to give up and I shake my head and go “No, I must keep going.” And in the last few months, I’ve experienced a lot of hustle. From the moment I decided to quit looking for 9–5 jobs and go after my dream, I…

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Trusting The Unknown

The hardest part about chasing dreams to me is trusting the unknown. Even though I don’t know where I’ll be the next few months, I try to trust the process. I cannot see where I’m going exactly and I feel like I’m wading through dark waters but there is a familiar voice inside of me that tells me to keep going.…

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How do you keep going when the going gets rough?

It’s been 6 months since I decided to break away from the 9-5 mindset. At first, it was really exciting and it still is. But remember how I told you from the beginning that I will share all the struggles with you too? Well, it hasn’t been easy. Deciding to go after my dream of traveling the world by building…

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