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My Darling Girl

Don’t let someone who never had the intention or openness to receive your love harm your spirit. Someone else’s inability to see your essence does not make you any less lovable.

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Back To Equilibrium

After a massive fight with my father last night, my first reaction was to get on a flight and leave. But in the mess of negative emotions that have been triggered, I realize that there’s an opportunity here for me to evolve my communication and way of handling difficult people. Here is what I’ve learned:

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How to Be a Better Human – A Contract With Myself

I’ve never been big on new years resolutions. Setting grand, lofty resolutions only to be forgotten weeks into the year may be well intended, but for the most part, are ineffective. I am a true believer that it’s the small, everyday changes we make that collectively result in great change…

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How to Harness the Power of ‘No’

One of the first steps of establishing self-respect and garnering respect from others is to know your boundaries, and when/how to enforce them. Here are some tips on how you can harness the power of ‘no’.

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Power of Influence

“In one week American teenagers spend 31 hours watching TV, 17 hours listening to music, 3 hours watching movies, 4 hours reading magazines, 10…

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A Note of Gratitude to My Readers

You never know how a gesture, regardless of how small it may seem, can have such a profound and positive impact on someone else.

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The Pursuit of Pretty is an Endless One

To the women reading this piece, the next time your inner self-critic takes over when you’re looking in the mirror, I challenge you to stop the negative dialogue about your looks. I encourage you to instead of obsessing over how to become prettier, you ask yourself how you can feed your inner beauty.

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Why I’m OK With Being Single

Trust the process. Know that every heartache is just preparing you for the person you are meant to be with. Have faith that sometimes, things don’t work out with someone in the present because they are meant to work with somebody else in the future.

You Are the Sum of the Company You Keep

You either have integrity or you don’t. There is no such thing as having integrity part-time and only when it is convenient. Integrity is when your good intentions meet your actions – on a consistent basis.

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You Are Beautiful

Don’t let the story in your head about who you should be take away from the perfect, amazing person you are right now.

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5 Lessons on Love

Every birthday, I take time to reflect on the past year – my accomplishments, hardships and most importantly, the lessons learned. Because of all…

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What I Want for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, forget the flowers, the chocolates, the fancy dinners or the lingerie. Forget the grand gestures. Forgo the typical. This Valentine’s Day,…

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Your Worth

We’ve all been there – feeling victimized by a friend, a boss, or a lover – who has treated us poorly or unfairly. It’s…

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Choose to Win

Choose to win. Choose to be better, every day. Try harder — put in the effort and the hard work to make things happen for you. Aim further. If you settle for less or put a limit to how far you can go — you will always stay within those self-created confines.

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Lessons Learned This Birthday

Today is my birthday. Another year lived, and what a year it has been. Components of my life have changed dramatically – my home,…

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The Vitamin Kind

Secret confession:  I am kicking a habit of drugs. Hold your gasps, I’m not talking about the narcotics kind, I’m talking about the boy…

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Rejection Reread

When I was a little girl, I moved from an all Asian school to an all Caucasian school at the age of 6. I…

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Pursuit of Pretty

During a recent conversation, a male friend of mine in the beauty industry advised me on a particular Botox procedure that would improve my…