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BE STRONG, but not rude; BE KIND, but not weak; BE BOLD, but not bossy; BE HUMBLE, but not timid; BE PROUD, but not arrogant! There are times when we are the uppercase traits and sometimes the lowercase ones OR we are surrounded by people who are either of these. Either way, it’s not always...
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After reading the deep wisdom shared by Steven Covey’s teaching: Seek first to understand, then to be understood, I thought there is no greater time to post this, than now. As we are in the middle of the festive season, lets all remember that as much as we want to all celebrate and partake in...
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We often think that acceptance and respect is something that every individual understands as a natural part of life.  However, the sad reality is that most people don’t. Whether its between two different people in a relationship, siblings, people from different race and religions, people have a disconnect in general when it comes to accepting...
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Halle Berry admitted to being physically abused by a former boyfriend. She claims he hit her so hard her eardrum was punctured and she lost 80 percent of her hearing in that ear. Despite this, she went on to become a Hollywood star and an Oscar winning actress. For more on this incredible woman, click https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halle_Berry
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This famous pop singer was the victim of domestic abuse at the hands of then boyfriend Chris Brown. Brutal photos were released just after the incident showing the pop star with a swollen and bruised face. She still went on to continue her successful career and overcame the public scrutiny of her then abusive relationship....
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Tina Turner’s relationship with former husband Ike Turner is one of the most infamous abusive celebrity relationships ever documented. Turner’s ex-husband had nearly killed her on more than one occasion by brutally beating her repeatedly. Tina decided to stand up for herself and ended the abuse in 1976 after her husband had raised his hand...
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Drew Barrymore suffered child abuse and neglect from her father John Barrymore.  Drew, growing up a child star, was also introduced to drugs, alcohol, and sex at an early age. She still went on to overcome her past and is still a sought after Hollywood actress and mother. For more about this very talented actress’s...
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Oprah grew up in poverty and was sexually abused at the age of 14.  Oprah Winfrey overcame her dark past to become one of the most successful and highly watched talk show hosts of all time. Her range of media enterprises has made her one of the richest self-made woman in the world. For more...
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I have always underestimated my strength and worth as a woman and I am positive that I am not alone. I suppose as trials and tribulations come our way, our focus is on getting through those trying times and when they are over, we move on to the next thing, without giving a second thought...
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Charlize grew up with an abusive father who would frequently state that he was going to kill the whole family.  Theron’s mother shot her father in self defense after he came home drunk and agitated one night. She then went on to become one of South Africa’s most successful exports winning a coveted Oscar award...
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