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How Writing Became My Purpose and Passion

As a teen, I was a “closet writer” with a rich fantasy life. I escaped to a world that I had penned, one where I had the courage of my convictions, I took initiative, and “do overs” were commonplace, especially replaying conversations or acting out scenarios in my head, which often yielded better results than …

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Embrace Your Femininity: Don’t Hide It in a Dark Drawer

Sometimes women after 50 think that they have reached the pinnacle of their career, but that’s not true for the unstoppable Frances Prado, a visionary whose journey began when she became an empty nester. Often while growing up this daughter of immigrant field workers experienced bouts of homelessness and learned to do without—now she says …

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Reach for Your Dreams

By Lynda Dell You learn the most from your failures, providing that you actually take the risks. Sometimes things don’t go according to your best laid plans. Forcing them to happen is not the best strategy. I know, I had this great idea, but when  implemented it  didn’t yield the results that I anticipated. I …

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Designer’s Unbridled Passion

  Amy Ragsdale was a little girl with big dreams who believed in the impossible. More than anything when she was age seven, this tenacious child yearned to have a horse—even though she had no money and didn’t live on a farm. While growing up her older sisters lectured her constantly that it was just …

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