Why Choose YOU

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Choose You Don’t Wait to be Picked Choose you first. Whether you just had a breakup or a divorce, an almost relationship that ended, a situationship or you’ve never been in a relationship, this message is for you. What I’ve learned since my last breakup is, the most important relationship you will every have in your life, is your relationship with yourself. How you treat yourself determines how you allow other people to treat you, what you tolerate and what you’ll settle for. No one wants to be someone else’s door mat second choice. Trust me. What does it mean to Choose YOU Choosing you is a declaration if you will. It’s about saying Yes to your life, Owning it and being Unapologetic about it. Point. Blank. Period. For a…
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How to Monetize Your Mess: There is Money in Your Mess

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Monetize Your Mess, Really Lindy? Yes, Monetize your mess. Sounds weird I know. Trust me, it’s a thing. Celebrities do it all the time. Why not you or me? Think of Kim Kardashian's not so subtle introduction to the world. Yes! That's right. The world found out about Kim Kardashian because of a sex tape of all things. I am not in any way saying to go out and make a sex tape. But think about this for a minute a sex tape literally has led to a billion-dollar brand aka The Kardashian-Jenners. Crazy right? As Kim would say, “not bad for a girl with no talent.” The irony of it all. From Sex Tape to Billion-Dollar Business Empire You may not be Kim Kardashian. I know some will roll…
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Ariana Grande Thank U, Next: Lessons from Ariana Grande

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Ariana Grande Thank U, Next New Single Ariana Grande Thank U, Next dropped today out of nowhere. It is no surprise. Ariana Grande recently split from her ex-fiance Pete Davidson. It is all over the Internet. Pretty hard to miss as everyone is talking about it. But in true banking from breakup fashion Ariana Grande pens what could be another breakup anthem for 2018, Thank U, Next. This surprise new song basically roll calls all her exes and thanks them for lessons they've taught her. I love it. There is nothing more empowering than being able to be thankful even in a painful situation and finding wisdom in your wounds. I'm here for it. Lessons we can Learn from Ariana Grande Thank U, Next Breakups are painful. They leave us…
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Lessons from Queen Naija

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Queen Naija is no Stranger to Heartbreak Queen Naija today is a different woman. Looking at her you would never know the heartbreak that this 23-year-old Detroit native has been through. She has been through the fire and back. But through it all she has come through stronger and more powerful than ever. If you don't know who Queen Naija is she is a famous YouTuber and a young upcoming R&B singer and songwriter of the hit song Medicine who's video has garnered over 80,572,046 views on YouTube since March 2018. Queen Naija The Back Story What you may or may not know about Queen (yes that is her real name) is that a year ago she went through a very public and embarrassing breakup and subsequent divorce. It was…
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Self-Made Billionaire: Lessons from Kylie Jenner

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Kylie Jenner Broke the Internet This Week Kylie Jenner had Twitter in their feelings this week. Twitter literally had a meltdown earlier this week when Forbes revealed that Kylie Jenner made the magazine’s 60 Richest Self-made Women Billionaires’ List. Yes, you read that correctly! Kylie Jenner was named one of the magazine’s “Self-made Billionaires”. Not only did she make the list, but she also scored the coveted Forbes magazine cover. People took issue with the fact that they referred to her as being "self-made". Self-made means "having become successful or rich by one's own efforts". If that is the case, no one is self-made. Not even Oprah. We have all been helped in some way or fashion to get to where we are. The word in and of itself is…
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Jay-Z and Beyoncé: 15 Unexpected Lessons from Smash Single Apesh*t

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé Makes the Internet Go Apesh*t  Jay-Z and Beyoncé, hip hop’s most iconic super couple have done it again! They dropped a much-anticipated surprise joint album last night (Saturday June 16, 2018) and it didn’t disappoint. This has been a long-awaited album for the couple. It has been years in the making. Apesh*t, the first single released from their 9 song EP Everything is Love is fire. The song lyrics are undeniable. Beyoncé doesn’t miss a beat. She is clearly a lyrical genius. They defy western art tradition. Visually the video shot at the Louvre Museum in Paris is breathtakingly stunning. The images powerful. Every frame telling a story and reaching back in history. The juxtapositions are brilliant and strong. They don’t just speak volumes, they scream volumes!…
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Why You Need Multiple Streams of Income After Your Breakup

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Here’s Why you need Multiple Streams of Income After Your Breakup When you have multiple streams of income you are not financially vulnerable. After a breakup more women find themselves financially vulnerable. You find yourself dealing with the breakup, as well as the financial aftermath of the breakup. Which is not pretty for many. You’ve gone from a shared financial life to a single financial situation. It is almost like you had two breakups. The breakup itself and then the breakup with each other’s finances. Now you’re responsible for your own finances. You have no one else to rely on or fall back on. It’s all on you. Some argue that you have more income after a breakup because you no longer have another person to consider. But the truth…
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The Real Meghan Markle Effect Lessons from the Duchess of Sussex

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People are still taking about Meghan Markle and the Royal Wedding It has been about a week since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal wedding. The Royal Wedding drew some very interesting reactions from around the world. There was a firestorm on Twitter, from viral memes, iconic pictures and hilarious tweets. Twitter was in a frenzy over Meghan Markle’s royal wedding to Prince Harry. Apparently, 6,604,498 tweets were posted from 10pm on Friday to 11pm on Saturday the day of the wedding. Suffice it to say it was kind of a big deal for many. So, whether you were team Royal Wedding or not, people had something to say (be it good, bad or indifferent). The Royal Wedding Had People in Their Feelings So, there's no doubt the royal wedding…
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Breaking Code The Royal Wedding

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Breaking the Royal Rules The Royal Wedding The Royal Wedding between Harry and Meghan was absolutely stunning. It was evocative, simply charming and wonderfully breathtaking.  This truly was a wedding like no other royal wedding. They had the entire world watching their fairytale wedding. There was so much about this royal wedding that departed from typical royal tradition. It was modern, it was diverse, it was Hollywood and it definitely was on the edge of expectation. There was no question that it toed the line of tradition for sure. Suffice it to say this was no doubt a monumental day on so many levels, especially historically. That is a whole other conversation for another time. The Magical Standout Moments There was a great blend of the traditional and the modern.…
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Queen Naija Medicine From Breakup to Billboard Hit

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Queen Naija Medicine Top Billboard Hit Queen Naija is a 22-year-old Michigan native, a YouTube Vlogger and now a Top 100 Billboard Artist. She has gone from a YouTube Star with a following of 2.3 million  (2,954,958) subscribers all the way up the Billboard 100 Charts. The reaction to her chart-topping hit Medicine has been insane. Queen Naija’s Very Public Breakup Back in the fall of 2017 Queen had a very public breakup from her then husband Chris Sails. But she didn’t let her viral breakup become a public spectacle. Instead she chose to channel all of her energy and raw emotions into Medicine the debut track off of her upcoming EP. Her breakup quite literally was her Billboard breakthrough. She turned her pain into her power. She shifted her…
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