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Have I lost my mind? In short, no. But also… MAYBE?! I’m kidding, of course, but truly, had you asked me last year if I’d be starting a brand new membership program today, I’d have thought you had lost yours!  So what changed? How’d I get here? And why’d I create the BrandShine School for […]

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Entrepreneurship, Projects

Introducing: BrandShine School!

It can be hard to fully let go of work and enjoy time off, whether it be an afternoon or a week, but sometimes the secret to productivity is taking a break. And that’s not anything we should feel guilty about. Between our work schedules, daily life events, and the stream of content we subscribe […]

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The Secret to Productivity

Okay, so I won’t actually tell you to say “cheese,” but there is some science behind the way the word forces our mouths to form a natural smile. Interesting, right? Here are a few of my go-to tips to help maximize your shoot so you feel totally confident and not at all cheesy! Plan 2-3 […]


How to, Uncategorized

Say “Cheese” — Tips for Your Photo Shoot

I read an article recently that listed the #1 productivity hack as waking up at 4:30am. Well, I can tell you that won’t be me. I’m more of a late morning — even an afternoon — gal. I’ve never been a morning person and my evenings of being a night owl have waned. So if […]


Entrepreneurship, How to

How to be Productive

“It’s hard to make friends as an adult” is something I used to hear quite a bit and, worse, I believed it. Full stop. Believing nonsense like that is exactly what makes it true. It is NOT hard to make friends as an adult. Getting out of our own heads and off our phones is […]


Entrepreneurship, How to

How to Make Friends

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