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my story

Opened etsy

started a blog

launched podcast

national bestsellER

It ALL STARTED WITH AN ETSY STORE CALLED 'SOULSCRIPTS.' I'D RECRUIT ROOMMATES TO HELP ME PACKAGE AND SHIP ITEMS, AND IN BETWEEN CLASSES I'D MAKE POST OFFICE RUNS OR RESPOND TO CUSTOMER SERVICE EMAILS...

I started small. I had a lot of fun with it. And that's my encouragement to you as you pursue what you're made to do: Start small and have a little fun. Don't take yourself too seriously, k?

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Opened etsy

started a blog

launched podcast

national bestseller

About 6 months after opening that little etsy shop, I got my own website with a blog. Between you & me, the "blog" started as my facebook captions copy & pasted onto a post... Sophisticated, I know

The blog was rudimentary at first but as I wrote and as my brand grew, I realized I loved writing & creating content more than I liked packing and shipping products...

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Opened etsy

started a blog

launched podcast

national bestseller

about 3 years after starting a blog, I began to notice readers and social media followers were requesting that i started a podcast. It took me awhile to actually do it. I'd ask myself, "Will people even listen?"

In October 2018, I finally went for it & launched a show. It hit #2 across all categories on the Top Charts & amassed 1 Million+ downloads in the first 12 weeks. The rest is history.

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Opened etsy

started a blog

launched podcast

national bestseller

About a year after having my first round of book proposals rejected by every publishing house back in 2016, I Got a "YES!" and signed a book contract with penguin random house. I rewrote the dang thing four times - fOuR!!

After 16 months of hard work, I released Own Your Everyday into the world on May 19, 2019. It hit almost every bestseller list, and I was so excited (but managed not to pee my pants).

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