Chasing Success is a Waste of Time

A wake-up call you should consider

Two small muscular dogs, one brown and white, one black and white with matching red collars, chasing and biting at one another in the grass
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Ahh, you’re thinking, she’s giving up!

She hasn’t experienced success, so she slams the entire concept and justifies why she’s a failure.

But you’d be wrong.

I’m the same ambitious, focused girl with goals and aspirations out the yahoo! That’s part of the problem; I…




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