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When Despair Threatens to Undo You

Photo by Nik Shuliahin on Unsplash Guys this isn’t my typical post, but it’s an important one about when despair threatens to stop derail your progress. No matter what your business is or who your “tribe” is, it applies as we all experience loss. So, while this talks a lot about my law enforcement tribe, it’s meant for everyone. And of course, my favorite writers’ tribe! Something horrible happened last night. I lost a friend, a fellow officer,…

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Working From Home

How Do I Work From Home?

  IT’S EASIER THAN YOU THINK TO WORK FROM HOME! As long as you don’t make it hard on yourself like I did. I didn’t necessarily want to start out with this blog post, but its something that I get asked on a regular basis. So many people write on this same topic, right? Why is my advice any different than someone else’s? The answer is that while all the answers may seem so easy,…

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5 Tips to Dominate Essay Writing

EVERYONE struggles to find just the right words to express topic in essay form. Whether its a personal project or school assignment, essay writing can actually be fun once you learn these tips. Soon you’ll be crafting essays as a master wordsmith! 1. Diagram or Outline Your Idea Organizing your thoughts is a key element of the essay writing process. This doesn’t need to before formal. You just want to set the structure of your essay up.…

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Mindset

Failures and Mistakes Pave the Road to Success

By Heather Ritchie I know. You’ve heard it before. You always learn from your failures and mistakes. Your eyes are already glazing over. BUT…….. It’s TRUE to a certain extent. Failure is painful. When you make a mistake, you cringe. Your skin gets red, hot, flushed with embarrassment when you mess up. These are perfectly normal feelings, and you’re not alone. I don’t know many, well any people who shout with glee, “Yay I made…

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3 Ways to Make Editing Your Writing Easier

By Heather Ritchie *There are no affiliate links here. The ones included are for people or services that I have learned from or currently use. I receive no money from them. Most people will agree that editing your writing seems like a tedious and sometimes frustrating job. I hear ya! I know it seems sometimes that no matter how careful I am, that I always seem to miss something and usually its on something that…

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