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Movie of the Year: The Star

“That looks so cute!”, my mother-in-law exclaimed. I glanced up from my phone to see what she was talking about – a cute animated movie trailer about animals during Jesus’ birth.

That was weeks ago & unfortunately, I haven’t seen the trailer since. I didn’t know the name or what it was exactly about. However, I did my own digging and after watching the full trailer, I’m positive it will be a movie our family will watch every Christmas.

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10 Blogs I’m Following This Fall

Keeping up with blogging is hard. Seriously guys. It’s nothing like it used to be just a few years ago, especially since all social media has changed their algorithms so you don’t see the things I post. That doesn’t even include how hard it is to make connections with other bloggers – the first connection I ever made was with an amazing woman with the same name as mine (which is why we became friends). Since we sort of part ways, I miss working with her.

So I found ten blogs that I’ve started reading lately & shared them with you, in the hopes that maybe one day we can connect!

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The Top 10 Mistakes Self-Published Authors Make

In 2015, I self-published my first book and since then, I’ve been asked questions about my experience: Am I proud of the book? Did I make any mistakes? Would I self-publish again? Can I get it professionally published?

I’d love to answer all of your questions – so I’m going to start writing articles for you about publishing. It took me years to find myself as a writer and establish writing jobs. I had to spend hours on blogs and Pinterest to learn everything. I hope to share what I’ve learned with you – starting with the top mistakes a self-published author can make.

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Breaking The Stigma of Mental Illness

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There is a stigma surrounding mental health that needs to be broken. People suffering with these illnesses are bounded by the stereotypes that tend to follow them. They are frequently described as dangerous, unpredictable, incompetent, irresponsible, undeserving, dishelved, and hopeless. These descriptions could be farther from the truth, but lack of knowledge surrounding these mental diseases create prejudices. Fear is the number one judgement, followed by exclusion. Society tends to distress over the mental health of an individual and prohibited from joining in social activities and the general community.

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