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Indy’s Activism, Economy & Art

I’m back after a  blog sabbatical. This past weekend I went to The Black Farmer’s Market at the Indianapolis Urban League. Let me start the blog by saying this, I’m so proud of the organizers of this event and so many others coming down the pipeline. Organizations like The Black Farmer’s Market, Don’t Sleep, the…… Continue reading Indy’s Activism, Economy & Art

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Confessions of a Binge Eater

I sit at my desk at the corner of vulnerability and exasperation. This year as everyone starts their weight loss resolution, I start a resolution to have a healthy relationship with food. You see I’m a binge eater. While I put on a smiling face in public and seem to have my life somewhat together, I’m…… Continue reading Confessions of a Binge Eater

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Loss & Found: An Open Letter to Myself

Dear Janelle, I’m so happy you have found the time to sit down and reflect 2016. I’m also more than proud you’ve set your goals for the upcoming year and I’m confident you will meet them. I want to share somethings you’ve done in the past that’s not been positive and has hindered your journey.…… Continue reading Loss & Found: An Open Letter to Myself

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Woman Talk: The Unhappy Uterus

I wanted kids when I was younger. Three kids in fact. Three kids (boys), a husband, a couple of dogs with a white picket fenced house in Atlanta, Ga. Working at as a broadcast journalist for Headline News. As I got older and ish got real, I re-evaluated my life goals. I instead had no…… Continue reading Woman Talk: The Unhappy Uterus

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#WCW: World Conquering Women – Nicole

Today’s #WCW is Nicole Kearney, Writer/Producer/Director, Chief Creative Officer of Nicole Kearney Productions, Inc. I met Nicole while working on one of our client’s PR campaign.

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WCW: World Conquering Women – Nichole

I started WhimsNichole.com because I wanted a place where my creativity could be free. My goal was to not only have creative freedom for myself, but to also use my blog as a platform to help others by showcasing their unique talent and abilities.