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J. Cole’s KOD Helped Me Acknowledge My Demons

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So I’ve sat on this for awhile. Going back and forth on whether I wanted to release my feelings on J. Cole’s new album KOD. Because releasing it would be me acknowledging my own problems or demons. But I guess that’s the point of this project. Musically, it’s not my favorite. I know it’s satirical but I […]

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Failure & Why It’s Necessary For Success

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Will Smith’s Instagram video on failure really had me thinking. In the video he talks about encouraging failure. In the video he says, “Fail early, fail often, fail forward.” I think about people who are scared of failure and use it as a basis to not try new things.  When in reality, that should just […]

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What Companies Can Learn From H&M’s Ad Mistake

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Recently, the Swedish apparel company H&M has been in the news for a racially insensitive ad that inferred that a black boy was the ‘coolest monkey in the jungle’. I don’t want to harp on why this was culturally insensitive or the subsequent feelings against the company that has resulted in the aftermath of this […]

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5 Ways To Get Past The Hump of Procrastination

I have a very bad habit of procrastination, like very bad. These days it seems I procrastinate when it comes to stuff I have to do for myself. I don’t procrastinate in work or when it comes to helping someone. It’s when I have to do something for my website, make a doctors appointment, and […]

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Authenticity: 3 Steps To Being Yourself At All Times

Authenticity, as defined by Webster, is being true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character. This word seems to be following me around this year.  I have been yearning for authenticity in everything I do and consume. I think authenticity is not only going to lead to me being my best self but also the give […]

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