It’s OK to Take A Break!

When there is all work and no play, you can stress and burn yourself out. Taking a break from work allows you to rejuvenate. When you are burned-out and or stressed out, it becomes hard to focus on what needs to be done, to make sound decisions, you become stressed, emotional, and the list can […]

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3 Local Coffee Shops I love

I admit that I am an avid coffee drink. I love the taste, and I am always on the lookout for small coffee shops. Three local places that I have discovered are Smelly Cats Coffee, Aversboro Coffee, and Morning Times. Smelly Cat Coffee (I love the name, it’s very creative) is a coffee shop located in the NoDa […]

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Journi’s Motivation: One Step Forward

All it takes for change is one step forward! That step can be a change for your career, your love life, a new business plan, a financial plan, a traveling plan, or anything you want to change up in life. Things don’t happen or randomly change the way we want them to unless you make […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Be Your Own Hype

Dear Sis, be your own hype! Don’t wait for someone else to excite you up! Show others how dope you are with confidence and celebrating your wins! When others see you hyping yourself up, they will believe in you and join the hype!

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Journi’s Motivation: Power of The Mind

Drake said it best, “the Power of the mind is not a joke!” Your thoughts can either make you or break you. You have to believe in yourself even when no one else does. Pushing towards your aspirations and doing something every day will get you there. Just make sure you’re grasping those positive and […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Strive for progress and not perfection

Strive for progress and not perfection.It’s always the little steps you take that will get you closer to reaching all goals and dreams! Do something every day that will put you closer to whatever that goal or plan may be. Sometimes our thoughts get into our heads, and we do not want to release anything […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Resources and Tools

When you have the tools and resources required to accomplish what you want to do, use them for your benefit. In today’s society, you can research what you need and find articles, workshops, mentors, certifications, and a variety of different tools that will allow you to increase your skills and knowledge. What you need to […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Write Things Down

Writing things down can be a game-changer. Anytime I need to get things done, I have to create a to-do list and mark those things off as I complete them. During an interview with the founder of Beyond Empowerment, she reminded me that when things are written down, they are brought to life. However, please […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Boundaries

Having boundaries is important and can bring you peace of mind. They are the acceptable and unacceptable behaviors for which you set for yourself and those around you. Having boundaries never hurt anyone; they may be hard to set in place, but they are beneficial to how you allow others to treat you and your […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Energy

Energy fuels our life making it one of the most important aspects of living. Therefore, you must always protect your energy. There is a saying, “time is of the essence,” however, your energy is also of the essence. What you decide to pour your energy into has to recharge you. Think about it; if you’re […]

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