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Thought-provoking writings on relationships, mental health, and modern philosophy.

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Who is she?

Right, let’s get into it, shall we?

  • I actually go by Annie. But Anne is my real name and sounds more writer-y.
  • I work as a freelance marketer and content writer. I developed professionally as an e-commerce specialist optimizing websites based on data analysis to enhance the customer journey for…

By increasing self-discipline, you can accomplish anything.

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Do you ever lay in bed at the end of the day and think, “Wow, what did I actually accomplish today?” For the longest time, I could never muster up an answer to this question. I never did anything worthwhile, or so I thought.

Before embarking on the journey to…

When looking back, don’t let there be any what-ifs

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I’m 28-years-old and taking an adult gap year. I need to figure out what the fuck I’m doing.

As I look back on my 20s thus far, I notice I’ve been in my fair share of messy situations. Never sitting still, I’ve always been onto the next thing, never thinking…

How paying attention to your body can help pivot your life

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Have you ever gotten into such a routine with your life that you didn’t notice how unhappy you were?

Picture this: you have everything in order, your ducks are in a row, and not a hair is out of place. You’ve got a great job with a steady income, a…

A bit of comic relief goes a long way.

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A new opportunity can take you across the world, and if you’re brave enough, you take it. A job offer, heading off to school, or simply changing scenery are incentives to make a big move. …

Perfect is attainable in this circumstance.

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This is going to sound bad. I love receiving gifts, but I hate giving them. The difficulty in gifting most definitely stems from my need to be a perfectionist. I hunt for the perfect gift only to discover nothing meets my standards. I shamelessly settle on gift cards. I know…

The roadblocks I had to swerve in order to put “writer” in my bio with confidence.

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I’ve been on the path of what I want to be when I grow up for almost 28 years now. And there’s a sneaky suspicion forming where I don’t think anybody knows what they want. Some people quickly craft their strengths and interests into skills. …

Spoiler: you’ll only take the advice given when you’re ready to understand it

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After word-vomiting thoughts about the universe, my therapist told me I remind him of Ted Mosby. If you are familiar with the TV sitcom How I Met Your Mother, then you’ll know who this is. At first, I gave a small side-eye because I know he’s ranked as one of…

Yet another thing Jeff Bezos should be held accountable for

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I’m hooked on Google searches. I take pleasure in knowing when I search for a question, the answer is moments away. A quick search becomes a hero in those annoying times when I cannot remember an actor’s name for the life of me. Because I need to know an answer…

Anne Pennington

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