How Janelle Monáe's "Django Jane" reaffirmed my creative journey

I had to let go of the world that I had created for myself in order to make space for exploring the world that is meant for me. Weeks after choosing to let go, I sat on that flight, listening to “Django Jane” on repeat, feeling affirmed in my new direction as I absorbed the song’s message and thought about its intent.

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Why nobody on social media listens to you

You ever feel like your followers don’t support you enough? Wish that you had more customers, clients, or supporters? Do you feel like social media is a popularity game that will never play out in your favor? Your feelings are valid, but your feelings won’t put you in a position to accomplish your goals. Creating a strategy that plays to your audience’s needs or wants will.

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The Power Of Brevity: how giving myself grace as a writer liberated my creativity

Every article I write doesn’t need to be over 1,000 words. It doesn’t need to talk about the nuances of some of my most traumatic experiences, deliver graduate level statistical analysis, or teach people how to cure cancer. Every piece of content that I create and share with the world doesn’t have to be something that I spent years formulating, revising, and losing sleep over.

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