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Yin, Yang And the Importance of Embracing Balance

By |February 7th, 2016|

In ancient Chinese lore, yin and yang represent two seemingly opposing forces that are not only interconnected but interdependent. You cannot have light without dark and Vise Versa. Both yin and yang also contain parts of one another and when balanced, they create something more beautiful together than they do on their own. When mixed, [...]

Money And My Character Defect

By |January 23rd, 2016|

Pile Of Cash For all the times I've stressed about money problems/insecurities, I have never been in an uncomfortable situation where my livelihood was at stake. I don't know if it was something passed down from my fiscally responsible elders or a random byproduct of my personality, but I seem to have always [...]

The Leap of Faith

By |December 15th, 2015|

I cannot believe how much has happened in the last 2.5 months or how quickly the time has gone by. I partially regret not journaling sooner because it is important to note the sheer terror, confusion and frustration I experienced those first few weeks. If I could sum it up in one sentence it would [...]

Week 3 of Self-Employment

By |November 25th, 2015|

Guilford Courthouse Military Park The beginning of week 3 began much like the previous 2, with fear of financial instability followed by more intense efforts to network and sell. However, my brain and body were starting to get more used to the new looser schedule and the extra efforts with sales were looking [...]

3 Week’s Notice

By |November 23rd, 2015|

“It sounds like you’re giving me your resignation?” my boss stated more than asked. “Yes, I will provide you with a printed and signed copy shortly”, I responded with waves of anxiety and relief teaming through my veins. The night before Danielle and I both agreed we were willing to take the risk and would [...]