Influencer vs. Manipulator

The line between an influencer and a manipulator can sometimes wear a little thin. It’s important to know that there is a difference between the two, and that the feeling in your gut isn’t the only way to determine that difference.

So, what is the difference between a manipulator and an influencer? How can we be one and not the other?

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Confessions of an Introvert

So, here’s my not-so-big secret:

I’m an introvert. Through and through.

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The Truth About Harbors

“We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.” – Dave Ramsey

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9 Things Young Adults Should Remind Themselves

From Facebook quarrels to quitting before starting, there are plenty of ‘trends’ media outlets have been running with, dragging Generation Y through the mud these days…

Why should we accept these claims? Here are some of the things we should be reminding ourselves of everyday in order to change that image.

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Keep Moving Forward

When burdened & heavy, the road ahead seems vast and perilous… A journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step, and that first step is almost always the hardest to take. But what about the second? The third?

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5 Ways to Make Home-Sweet-Home Ever Sweeter

Sometimes being a homebody is last way you want to spend your weekend. But there are some great ways to spend your time at home without just sitting around doing laundry and watching Netflix. (although I do love my Once Upon A Time marathons…)

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Men & Women Moving Mountains

A few weeks ago Emma Watson, the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, gave a compelling speech on gender equality and launched the #HeforShe campaign. The speech is an incredible and well-articulated piece and I highly encourage you to listen.

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Challenges: 3 Tips on How To Beat the Odds

Challenges in life are not always so easily avoided. In fact, sometimes we have to face them head-on. Even though the odds can be stacked against us, there are a few things we can control that may very well put the ball back in our court.

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Age Is Just A Number

Your age isn’t as important as your willingness to move forward.

Being young in years and having less experience in certain fields will almost always result in someone telling you that ‘you aren’t ready’ or ‘you aren’t cut out for…’ whatever. However, take these critiques as motivation to push yourself; being young can’t be an excuse to give up.

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4 Areas of Life That Could Use A Little More Attention

And by ‘use a little more attention’ I mean, ‘could use a little GOAL-SETTING’.

So, I’m on what I’ve been affectionately referring to as a ‘goal-roll’ lately. Basically, I can’t stop thinking, talking, or actively pursuing a few very important goals that I have set recently. I guess real commitment takes that kind of insane focus, am I right?!

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