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7 Things I Learned In My First Year of Blogging

It's true that a lot can happen in a year. What's even truer is that you can LEARN so much in a year. So, on the one year mark of starting this blogging journey, I thought I'd throw out 7 things I've learned since starting this blog. Some are functional things while others are more personal. When you step into a new lane, there might be traffic, speed bumps and detours. Hopefully this list with help you along on your trip (see what I did there).

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Seeing Sounds and Pharrell: 18 Years Later

It was the moment I had been waiting for what seems like a lifetime: seeing Pharrell, in the flesh, again. As soon as I found out about The Roots Picnic's line-up for its 10th anniversary, there was no doubt that I was going. And upon my entry into the Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, I tried every finesse trick I had in the bag to get better access to the front of the stage: it was that important. But alas, to no avail and without the press pass I so desperately wanted, I decide to forgo seeing Solange (again), and try to make my way to as close to the front of the stage as possible.

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Change Your Mind

 "Change your mind, change your life" right? The best thing about life is that we can change our minds at any time. However, the simple change of mind is not enough to create or sustain a changed life. We have to decide to make a decision. That may sound redundant, but there is a big difference between having a desire to do something and making a decision to do something. The former is simply a wish. The latter requires action.

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15 Quotes About Positive Self-Talk

The thing about positive people (and in a lot of senses successful people) is that these people are masters of creating a positive internal dialogue. It's the internal dialogue that dictates what is happening on the outside. If you are speaking positively internally, there's almost no way that this will not translate on the external. The same thing with negative internal talk: it will inevitably translate into your external being as well.

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