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MadWoMan Chronicle #4: Sheltered Dreams

Staying in New York to pursue her acting dreams even after she ran out of money, Halle Berry lived in a homeless shelter prior to landing a role on ABC. It was her mother’s tough love; refusing to send Halle money, leaving her to figure it out on her own, that helped Halle become the star we know and love today. Today, Halle accepts that her mother did the right thing and she’s grateful for her tough love. She adds, “It taught me how to take care of myself and that I could live through any situation, even if it …

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Commitment: How To Do What You Really Want To Do

Ask anybody who has achieved their goals in life and they’ll tell you that it wasn’t an easy road. I think too many of us face struggles and challenges on the way to achieving our dreams and we let it deter us and force us to walk away from the lives we desire and that’s because we walk into our dream with an expectation that everything will fall into our lap tomorrow, when the reality is that you have to work your butt off before you even begin to see a fraction of that dream come true. The secret is …

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MadWoMan Chronicle #2: The Inappropriate Investor

It makes me angry how men try to take advantage of women sometimes. I’ve had so many encounters where men either undermine my knowledge or my abilities. This scenario was one where I was looking for an investor for my cultural inspirational line of T’s. After several meetings – we finally had a contract – we met to discuss and go over it and that was when he placed his hand on my knee saying: “the terms can be better if you really wanted it to be.” I was in disbelief and like I wanted to throw up because was the last thing …

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Why I’m Doing Away With Setting Goals

For most of this year, I’ve been exhausted by the whole ‘self-help’ movement. I feel like a lot of us have been communicating the same messages about having high self-esteem and be yourself, and confidence is key and YOU CAN DO IT! and blah blah blah and I guess there are still people out there that need this type of positive reinforcement, especially the generation behind me; but I wonder how much is it really helping people? The first time this feeling struck me was in 2012; I saw Oprah giving a quick red carpet interview and one of her …

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Pauleanna Reid & Chivon John Host The Dreamweaver Effect: Vision Board Workshop [VIDEO]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON (May 2, 2013)—Pauleanna Reid, motivational speaker, professional writer and image consultant received a resounding response from a Facebook post revealing her vision board and took immediate action to bring together women who wanted to create a vision board of their own and she produced The Dreamweaver Effect; a vision board workshop to help participants begin to create a visual of the lives they want to lead.

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Pauleanna Reid Delivers Keynote at Black Pearls Luncheon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Motivational Speaker, Pauleanna Reid, delivers keynote speech at Black Pearls Community Services Inc. luncheon.

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Pauleanna Reid Helps Women Get Physically and Emotionally Fit with ‘Get Fit’ Workshop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Motivational Speaker, Pauleanna Reid, hosts workshop to help women kick-start their fitness program and realize their health and wellness goals.

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Pauleanna Reid Hosts The Think BIG Workshop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Motivational speaker and Image Consultant hosts workshop for women to find their passion and live a life they desire. TORONTO, ON (June 3, 2012)—Thinking big doesn’t necessarily mean that you dream of being the richest, most successful person in the world. Thinking big is whatever you make it; success comes in all kinds. Finding your passion is not an easy process, but the first step is to begin the journey.

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