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When Being Strong is the Only Choice You Have

You walk this life thinking you’re the only one who’s ever felt pain. You act like this world just surrounds you and no one has ever experienced anything remotely close to what you’re going through. You’re caught up in your own little ...

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Stop Telling Me I Need to Have Children

What is everyone’s obsession with having children? Why must this be such a mandatory task in life? Last time I checked it wasn’t a means of survival or a measure of the quality of life. So why must you pressure me into ...

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How to be a Considerate Human Being

There shouldn’t have to be a guide on how to be a considerate human being, but after some recent interactions, I’ve begun to realize that maybe this is exactly what the world needs. Somewhere along the line it seems that people have ...

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Protecting Yourself from Human Trafficking

After nearly getting scouted into human trafficking, I have been interested to learn more about the warning signs if you’re about to be kidnapped and if the person you’ve encountered is one who is involved in this type of criminal activity.  Many ...

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Let It Go & Let It Be

It’s not about what life throws at you. What matters is how you deal with it. From one moment to the next life changes. From highs to lows we remain in control of how we react to every event, every situation.

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The Journey You Hide

Show me a someone who’s making it on their own
Let’s see how you struggle to survive
Who pays your debts
Guide me through the trail
Which you’ve proven your worth

Everyone has a breakthrough
Everyone has ...

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What Does it Mean to be Brave and Have Courage?

Some of us stroll through life without taking many risks. Some people just stick to what is comfortable. They are too afraid to step into the world of “more risks more rewards.” They would rather be comfortable in their day-to-day lifestyle than ...

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10 Things to Do When You Feel Like Dirt

We’ve all had those days where we feel like absolute crap and we don’t know what in the world to do about it. Life doesn’t come with a manual but the internet is goldmine for learning new things. Whether its because of ...

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The Life of Annie McDougall

Annie McDougall was born in Fillmore, California in 2002 to a private breeder who was later spotted in the paper by my mother and myself, while seeking out a puppy for our home in Thousand Oaks, California. It was a few years after ...

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What Does Your Handshake Say About You?

A handshake says a lot about a person so it’s rather important that anyone looking to be respected, taken seriously, liked, or not taken as a fool, should definitely master the skill of a solid handshake. I’ve met several people over the years that ...