day 6: 30 day proactive challenge

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Personal Reflection

hey Bon, how are you?
I decided to share your wisdom with my very important people by this reblog 🙂 I want to add that I think one can only love other people as much as he or she loves his or herself. Do you agree?
Have a great day,
Chris

Barefoot in Paris

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Moving to and living in Paris have taught me two very important things about myself:

  1. How to be comfortable and at ease with who and how I am, and that
  2. Beauty is subjective, and when it comes to myself, only I can define it.

Living in Paris means being surrounded by visually pleasing creatures. I used to get really intimidated and insecure because I knew I just wasn’t on the same level, and I wanted to be. I wanted to be gifted with a defined jawline, I wanted to wear the same shoes, afford the same wardrobe, sport the same hairstyle… In short, I wanted to be them.

Now let me tell you this: there’s no more liberating feeling than accepting the fact that you cannot be like other people, that you can only be the best version of yourself, and that the notion of beauty should not depend on…

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Passing Thoughts

Hello Jessi,
I love to be (literally/virtually) at your side on this impressive journey towards finding yourself. Your thought trains might become easier to handle the more of the pieces of the “You”-puzzle you find, too 🙂
I decided to reblog this post on my blog because I really want to introduce you to my very appreciated followers.
May peace surround you and be happiness your friend,
Chris

I'm All Unwound!

I think a lot. This could be seen as good, bad or both. I do not know how to view it. I have always been a thinker, a dreamer, a wisher, a creator. In my mind everyone worked as I did. It took negative response upon negative response to learn that the world, though as much as I wish, does not work like me. I know it is foolish to think that everyone thinks or works as you do but keep in mind I was only a child when I had to learn my lessons. I have been scarred so many times and each time I take away different lessons. For the longest time it was just this writhed sense that all humans were cruel and I differ not from the rest. We are all the same and we are all ugly. I know now that this is a misconception…

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20something profile: Christine

Hey there,
Thank you very much for sharing and thank you very much, Christine for this very interesting introduction of yourself. I am sure you will find your way and if you ever want to discuss some options I’ll be glad to be your discussion partner 🙂
Have a great day,
Chris

20somethings Blog

projectlighttolife_1369890987_44-3This post was written by Christine, a college senior who studies English and communication:

When you tell someone that you are a liberal arts major, he or she will typically offer one response: “Oh, and what do you plan on doing with that?” Normally, the person asks this question in a kind way, but I like to imagine that he or she says the word that as if it is a piece of food that should be spit out as quickly as possible.

Sometimes, I like to picture the question accompanied by a nervous chuckle. Whether this skepticism is real or imagined, for me, it doesn’t matter; ever since I was a little kid, I have known that I want to pursue a career that involves writing and editing.

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What Gratitude Has Taught Me

Good morning, Gabriel!
Thank you very much for sharing these wise words and for working that hard and focused on your personal development. I think you really deserve to be successful and will be one day, hopefully soon.
Good luck my friend:

What Gratitude Has Taught Me.

May peace surround you and be happiness your friend,
Chris

New Online Jewelry Store

Hey Linda,
just wanted to share your online jewelry store, I like very much what you are doing! You might want to work a bit on the photos though, you could talk to Irenedesign and Ms Mond (Both on my weekly reading list (https://gammagamification.wordpress.com/about/my-weekly-reading-list/)) to exchange about how to do jewelry photos…
Have a great day & good luck for your business and shelter fundraising,
Chris

Free Thinkers & Peace Builders

Getting my new online jewelry store up and running.  I have 118 photos to upload and some 30 pieces of jewelry to caption and describe.  I want to make some business cards to hand out at my neighbor’s Holiday Boutique on the 30th, where I will be selling some of my jewelry.  I already ordered 200 little organza drawstring bags to wrap them in.  Hope to sell more than one, but doubt I’ll sell all 200 pieces.   (If you’re curious you can check out my store at http://www.artfire.com/browse/?term=lsjayhandmade.)  I spent a lot of last year making all these, but had to stop because nothing was selling at the other websites I tried.  Got my fingers crossed this time will work better, since I already have over 50 views on my stuff.  No sales (of course) but a lot more views in the first few weeks on this site than a…

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