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On Imposter Syndrome

Do you ever feel like you don’t know what you’re doing? Ever feel out of place on the job or at school? Do you feel afraid to share your accomplishments with others? Do you find yourself responding to compliments with things like “it was a complete accident,” or “I just got lucky”?Sounds like you have Imposter Syndrome.

 
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On The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

The first book on my 2019 reading list was The Autobiography of Gucci Mane. I got it as a Christmas gift but have been wanting to read it since it was published over a year ago. I didn’t grow up listening to his music, so my first real introduction to Gucci was through his fans who first advocated for his release and then rejoiced when it became a reality in 2016.

 
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on what 2018 taught me

Now that the frenzy of Christmas is over, 2019 is fast approaching. With the end of the year on the horizon, many of us have (or will) take the time to make resolutions regarding our plans and goals for the year ahead. I believe it’s equally important, however, to reflect on the last 12 months and what progress has been made - what lessons have been learned.

 
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On cutting people off

The end of the year means that it’s “cutting-out” season. There are probably thousands of tweets at this very moment that are talking about cutting out certain foods, bad habits, or financial patterns in the new year. A bulk of the conversation also focuses on cutting out certain people in the new year.

 
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ON Being a Rainbow

I ran across this image on Tumblr last week and it made me pause. It’s a quote by Maya Angelou that reads “Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” Whether or not Maya Angelou actually said it is questionable but I won’t be a cynic. The premise of it is very simple — be positive.