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I Quit (again)! Here's How Quitting My Full-Time Job Allowed Me To Walk In My Purpose

Originally posted 11/3/2020 A few years ago I walked away from my position as a Social Media Manager at a not for profit organization. I had worked for them since 2011 and by 2018, it was time to move on. I spent the year traveling, freelancing, and trying to figure out my next move. It was late December when my former supervisor phoned me and asked what I thought about returning to my old position. At the time, all my freelancing prospects dried up so I took it as a sign to go back to something safe and stable. That safety net carried me for an additional 2 years. I was so appreciative to have stable employment that I put...

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Monday Mantra: You Can Be Positive And Outraged At The Same Time

Originally posted 6/25/2020 When I had the MarshBar's Closet blog, I started a weekly series called, Monday Words of Inspiration. When I transitioned to the Introvert N the City platform, those weekly posts became Monday Mantra. More than ever in today's world, we could use a high dosage of positivity. I mean, we're in the middle of a pandemic and race war. We still have children in cages that no one talks about anymore. The trans community is being killed at an alarming rate, and the outrage is minimal. Black women are still being treated as an afterthought, and that is draining. Tired ain't the word. I saw a meme the other day that criticized people who live by the...

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