The Devoted Routine of a Crazy Freelance Life | Lucy's Pearls

The Devoted Routine of a Crazy Freelance Life

It is day twenty of the new year and also my third year of being a freelancer. I survived! There were many times I really didn’t think I would make it. Things got pretty crazy after quitting my job in 2013. There have been many ups and downs and lessons learned but I’m so grateful for […]

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The Power of Uncomfortable Conversations

“A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.” A few weeks ago, I was in New York for a job interview. That’s not information I’m willing to divulge because, what if. What if I start telling everyone who asks about the position and then […]

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Dare To Win

I took these shots in December, thinking I was going to write something about restarting for the New Year. That’s not really what I want to write about at all. I want to talk about winning.

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I Am the Master of My Fate, the Captain of My Soul

The lights grew dim as wristbands began to illuminate the arena. A voice low, yet robust filled the atmosphere. Women excitedly cheered on as they recognized the familiar voice speaking. I could barely hear what she was reciting over the roaring applause. And then, like a vision of a burning sun, she rose from within […]

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Opportunity awaits

Last week, I had lunch with a friend to discuss my involvement in his new project. I love hearing the excitement in someone’s voice when they speak on their passions. I truly believe that whatever you want is right there waiting for you, so long as you put in the effort to attain it. After […]

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Stealing Freedom for Your Soul | Lucy's Pearls

Stealing Freedom for Your Soul

Every time I put this book down and pick it back up again, it blows me away. Introspection and self-awareness are critical to me. Reading The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer literally agitates my constant ruminations. In a good way.

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Embracing Uncertainty & Accepting Fear | Lucy's Pearls

Embracing Uncertainty & Accepting Fear

I think the gravity of what I’ve done is finally affecting me. I quit my job. There are no more paychecks coming in. It’s time to pay the bills. The magnitude of this realization caused me not to want to get out of bed this morning. And then I’m reminded of words my good friend […]

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Beyonce :: Self-Titled | Lucy's Pearls

Beyonce :: Self-Titled

It’s actually pretty sickening how much I actually talk about Beyonce on this blog and with friends. I’m not talking about, “Oh, Bey real cute on the streets today.” kinda talking but complete dissertations of every song since 4 came out. Because really, that’s when Beyonce finally came into her own. Over at Pledge to […]

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