When You’re a Veteran. . .

You don’t have to wait until you’re 70 years old for your friends to start dying around you. You’re with others but you’re still alone. Sometimes you regret ever donning a uniform, but, sometimes others help you feel proud that you did. You know (really know) what the word “camaraderie” means, and feel lucky because

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Because Haters Are Going to Hate: How to Deal With Negative Online Reviews

It happened. You checked your e-mail and got the alert that someone recently posted a review about your book, only to find out someone had nothing positive to say. You’re hurt, maybe even ready to flip your computer screen because you worked hard-even gave a lot of yourself- crafting your project and someone virtually word-slapped you

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Life Update #1: I’m back & I’ve been accepted into a master’s program

  Why did it take over 8 months for me to write a post? Honestly, it’s because for a long time I lost perspective.  After I was discharged from the military, like many veterans, I walked around like a lost zombie. I’m slowly coming back to life! (Insert zombie noises here). Today, I wanted to

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