Entitled To Be You

One day at work I was training with a coworker and the conversation veered off into another subject.  I caught myself probably talking too much while being trained and interrupted my babbling by saying “I’m sorry, I’m just a talkative person.  I’m sorry for being so annoying.”  So normally people just laugh it off and
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In my Own Backyard

I was raised in the wonderful city of Chicago, although, the world currently knows it as Chi-raq, it is still the best city to me. Call me insane, but I believe our skyline is magnificent. It seems as if the sky is a backdrop to our majestic sequence of skyscrapers that include our infamous Willis
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Set to Auto-Crave

I recently watched “Minimalism: A Document on Important Things” on Netflix. And I found it kind of interesting as the narrators were basically stating we are programmed to be consumers from birth. In a sense the narrators were correct as I can trace as far back as a child anticipating the large “Toys R Us”
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Fear and its many “Splendors”

Fear is that four-letter word that can block someone’s entire world from progressing. In my opinion, the one common factor is experience.  Now others may say different, however, when I track the origin of something I fear it always leads back to a previous experience. Previous experiences can create anxiety about the future.  A long
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Bring the Noise!

My husband and I were watching Being Mary Jane (Love that show!) and one of the scenes involved the characters wearing headphones at a house party. Honestly our initial reaction was “What is the point of this?” and “the purpose of a party is to engage”. Then I began to think of the dynamics of
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Becoming My Own Blogger

I thought I would share my journey on starting the Be Your Own Kind blog, just in case you were wondering. A good place to start at is my attempt to be a freelance writer. I was able to land 1.5 gigs during my freelance writing career. I count half for one of the other
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