Are You A Ship Stuck In Harbor?

" A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for". - John A. Shedd Have you ever had a goal or a dream that scared you so much, it seemed impossible to reach? Perhaps you didn’t feel good enough or smart enough to accomplish it. Maybe you felt like...

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How Ambition Made Me A Better Mom

WRITTEN BY LILY UGBAJA Who is a mother? What is her purpose, her higher calling? I thought I had all the answers 3 years ago until suddenly I didn’t. We were on our way back home from church that sunny Sunday afternoon when my 2 year old threw a major tantrum. It was...

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How Self Growth Transformed My Marriage

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” - Anais Nin Holy moly, you guys. I am on the verge of joyful tears as I write this post today. This weekend, my husband returned home from a 4-day work trip....

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Wherever You Are, Be All There

WRITTEN BY JENNIFER MILLER It’s funny how fast life goes when you have kids. The day to day can get overwhelming, but we make it through some how, don't we? The sleepless nights, teething, terrible twos, and the endless diapers will come to an end. Then we are left...

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Millennial Mama: Becoming Me

This year has been a year of MASSIVE change for me and my family. Not only have I created and launched a business AND a blog while staying at home with my babies, internally, I am not the same person I was last fall. Not by miles. My emotions and thoughts are...

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Because You’ve Got This, Mama

Earlier this year, before the launch of my candle business and prior to hitting “publish” on my first blog post for Her Brilliant Life, I found myself a bit clouded and misplaced. I was struggling to navigate my way through a new chapter in my life, learning how to be...

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An Extraordinary Journey: Sunit Suchdev

"Though we tremble before uncertain futures, may we meet illness, death, and adversity with strength, may we dance in the face of our fears". - Gloria Anzaldua For some of us, our journey begins in the middle of an ordinary day, with nothing more than a simple thought...

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I Wasn’t Made For This, But I’m Gonna Kick A** Anyway

Somewhere along the way, someone told us that because we are women and we are physically capable, we are supposed to have children. We are supposed to feel fulfilled and complete once we become mothers, because it's our purpose. It's what we're made for. But what if...

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An Extraordinary Journey: Beth Hill

"She was powerful, not because she wasn't scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear." -Atticus Most of us will never have to experience something that causes us to contemplate the end of our lives. We don't often think about what it would feel like...

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I wanted to be just like her. I wanted to carry myself the way she did, so elegantly. So gracefully. She was intentional. Authentic. With every step. Every word. Every laugh. Every thoughtful pause. She oozed confidence. She didn't care what anyone thought of her. She...

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Meet Bex

Wife, mama, writer, blogger, serial entrepreneur. Enjoys red wine, a clean kitchen, moments of silence, and twinkle lights. Self-improvement & growth mindset junkie. Believes life's to short to lie to yourself about anything.

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