BEING Young & Twenty Submission • Dominique

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Dominique Rishcoff
Where Creativity Works
Age • 21

“There are always going to obstacles in your way but it’s how you handle them that determines your success.”

BEING Young & Twenty has its perks.

Having energy, pulling all-nighters, and being able to eat what you want. Although, even with the advantages, there are disadvantages.

As a young artist, I’ve taken my age as an opportunity to start making connections.

It’s been a good but bumpy start.

It’s a struggle to be taken seriously in your early 20’s.

When I give my estimated price to do a project, it doesn’t always work because the costumers’ see me as young and inexperienced.

Therefore, I shouldn’t charge what I do.

The best way to break through the “young” stereo type is to be professional and always do your best work. Show that you’re serious about your career.

That’s how you get noticed.

There are always going to obstacles in your way but it’s how you handle them that determines your success.

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BEING Young & Twenty Submission • Nicole

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Nicole Canovas
Feral Doe
Age • 28

“I spent so much time being embarrassed! I should’ve placed more emphasis on the fact that I was getting stuff done, rather than how I was doing it.”

At 20, I was struggling with an anxiety disorder which I still struggle with.

I’m open about it now, but it was the “skeleton in my closet.” I barely graduated High School because my teachers were convinced that my anxiety wasn’t ‘real’.

According to society, my next “step” was to go to College.

Due to finances and anxiety, I opted for Community College. This was my first step off the beaten path. Nothing went how it was supposed to from there on out.

This wasn’t a bad thing.

I’m taking online courses to finish my Bachelors.

I used to be embarrassed that my classes were online.

I spent so much time embarrassed. I should’ve placed more emphasis on the fact that I was getting stuff done, rather than how I was doing it.

There’s no “right way” to be 20.

You don’t have to go to college if your passions lie elsewhere.

Trust in yourself. Your body knows what it can handle, your heart knows what it wants, and your mind will get you there.

It’s all up to you!

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RealTalk Poetry • A Final Goodnight

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The phone line is silent but I know you’re still there.
This phone call is hopeless but it’s all I can bare.

Our chapter is over.
We know that is true.

You ask if I love you and I say,
I still do.”

I want one more night wrapped in your arms.
Feeling safe and far away from all kinds of harm.

But this phone call will do since you won’t hold me tight.
But please don’t hang up and say a final goodnight.


This image was illustrated in collaboration with Lemon Chicken Por Favor

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BEING Young & Twenty Submission • Morgan

BEING Young & Twenty Submission • Morgan

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Morgan Amos
Writer On Wheelz
Age • 29

” I was born with Cerebral palsy, which hasn’t been easy, but God makes no mistakes, and for that I am continuing on with my purpose in this life”

As I sit and think about all the things I’ve done and all that I would love to do, I can’t help but feel that I haven’t accomplished anything, or that I ever will.

Are you supposed to feel this way at 29?

The feeling of being confused yet you have it all together?

I don’t think anyone has it all together.

I was born with Cerebral palsy, which hasn’t been easy, but God makes no mistakes, and for that, I am continuing on with my purpose in this life.

I’m a writer, author, journalist and blogger, but that’s minimal to what matters in my life. What matters is my family, my faith, and my ability to impact others to stay encouraged, inspired, and uplifted.

There’s a lot of things I would’ve done differently, but I’m grateful for the opportunities I’ve had. Enjoy every aspect of your life!

There’s a reason it has happened. Learn from it so that you can impact someone else, who needs to hear your message – your story.

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Small Business Review • Feeling Fab Box

Small Business Review • Feeling Fab Box

Feeling Fab is a box that is for YOU & ONLY YOU! This is your chance to relax, breathe deep, take a break from your chaotic world, and channel your inner self.

What do you like to do to relax?
Let me know in the comments!

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Feeling Fab is a subscription service that elegantly packs their monthly boxes with 5-6 sustainable wellness, health and beauty products that are intended to upgrade your self-care routine. Some boxes include products such as health snacks, holistic supplements, and protein powders (this seems random for the theme of the box).

The November Box theme is THE SKIN WE LIVE IN.

The contents of the November box is intended to help you and your skin to adjust to the colder weather. They promise to help you create a new Fall ritual where you get your needed me-time and pamper your skin.

Small Business Review • Feeling Fab Box

Feeling Fab is a company that is dedicated to keeping their products natural, cruelty-free and non-toxic. Their ingredients are fresh and seasonal.

Furthermore, Feeling Fab promises to do the sourcing, curating and packaging; so that all YOU have to do is unwrap, relax, and enjoy your treats.

I’m in love with the Feeling Fab packaging. It’s so well put together and of high-quality. The box is reusable as well as made (100%) out of recyclable material.

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Feeling Fab also has something that I love about subscription boxes.

They have an online store. That USUALLY means, if you fall in love with one of the products in your box, there’s a good chance you can go buy it in the shop! Unfortunately, this shop only offers a few products from a skincare line called “Lyeska”. 2 product samples from this line were included in my box.

INCLUDED:

  • Sisal Washcloth by Baudelaire
  • Aurora Cacia Aromatherapy Foam Bath in Refreshing Tangerine and Grapefruit
  • Burt’s Bees Lemon and Vitamin E Bath and Body Oil
  • Facial Exfoliant by Unbelievable Skincare
  • Daily Good Greens by Aloha
  • Nutiva O’Coconut Snacks
  • Lyeska Revitalizing Serum
  • Lyeska Eye Cream

Small Business Review • Feeling Fab Box

“Everyone deserves to feel fabulous. There is no one-size-fits-all on the path to confidence and self-love. Some of us are vegans and some of us eat bacon every morning. Some of us work 9-to-5 jobs and some of us have four different side hustles.”

Subscriptions are available in 3 different packages. Monthly ($34.99), for 3 Months (94.50), or for 6 Months ($177.99). You Can Cancel Anytime!

I loved the way the Feeling Fab box was packed with both products I’ve heard of, and product I’ve never heard of. While I DO wish there was something “more exciting” and noteworthy, they’ve done a great job at bringing self-care products and relaxation to you. They offer a great gift option, but I suggest this as a gift for yourself, or perhaps an overwhelmed friend – in need.

JOIN THE FEELING FAB CLUB!

COMPANY • Feeling Fab Box

TYPE • Monthly Subscription Service

PRODUCT • Eco-Clean, Wellness & Beauty Products

PRICE • $34.99 – $179.99

SHIPPING DATE • 10th of the month

SHIPPING COST • $3.99/Month


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BEING Young & Twenty Submission • Franklyn

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Franklin Francois
Frank ‘n’ Faith
Age • 24

“I am not the same person I am yesterday because each experience I have builds upon something else either solidifying or softening my beliefs.”

My 20’s have been years of evolution and re-evaluation.

I’ve experienced so much growth in independence, struggling through hard things alone and with friends. I found myself unlearning and learning things. Slowly transforming into a new person.

Each day I’m different. I’m not the same person I was yesterday because each experience I have, builds upon something else either solidifying or softening my beliefs.

I’ve learned to fall in love with the process of growing. It’s not that I don’t have regrets, but I choose not to dwell on them because that’s what hinders you from making progress.

I don’t ever want to go through stages of my life where I’m not celebrating something, whether it’s publishing a blog post or another year on this earth. I try to stay true to that because it’s so easy to get caught up in your mistakes and comparing yourself to others.

I’m enjoying BEING Young & Twenty.

Not without trials, but with the understanding that all of my experiences allow me to live a full life, to make progress, to realize I don’t have to have it all figured out now. I’m thankful for the opportunities I’ve been given to see the beauty in things.

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