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What Doesn’t Define You

What Doesn’t Define You

We recently asked our Be Your Own You fans to help us by contributing to our blog, and we received some great entries! We are proud to present our second guest blog, by Ida Ploug Pahus, blogger and author. (18 years old)When I was 16 years old I published my first book. For many years it had been such a big dream of mine, because since I was 5 years old I have loved to write. When I made the decision to publish my book at such a young age, I was terrified at first. Wasn’t I too young? Would...

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4 Messages Our Peers Need to Hear

4 Messages Our Peers Need to Hear

4 Messages Our Peers Need to Hear

We recently asked our Be Your Own You fans to help us by contributing to our blog, and we received some great entries! We are proud to present our first guest blog, by Brittany Harmon.When asked what provoked her “What inspired me to write this was God speaking through me. When I was younger I wish more people would have told me these things. I heard them, but I had trouble believing them. I want to be more of a leader. And God is really showing me what being a leader means. These 4 messages have a lot to do...

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New Years Resolutions to a Better You

New Years Resolution

New Years Resolutions to a Better You

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”Well it’s that time of year again! The New Year is the best time to reflect back at what you have done well with, and where you can use improvement. We all want to be a better person and New Year is the best time to take resolutions to be an even BETTER you. Here are few resolutions which that may help you to be a better person, which will in turn make you feel better, as well as the people around you. It’s all about making habits, and...

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Cameron Diaz Is A True Example Of Being Your Own You

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Cameron Diaz Is A True Example Of Being Your Own  You

We LOVE this video from Cameron Diaz, who is a true example of being your own you. Cameron is true to herself, and her fans, and encourages them to come from a place of authenticity. Cameron explains the difference between being famous for the right and wrong reasons, and does so very eloquently. What an awesome role model! Check it out here: We especially appreciated just how transparent Cameron came across to her fans, from her thought-provoking words to the super up-close-and-very-personal angle of the camera. To us at BYOU, that said “this is me, and I’m a normal person...

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Holiday Shopping Guide

Holiday Shopping Guide

Gifts are incredible part of life and everyone loves gifts. When you gift something to someone specially on special occasions, it makes you and the receiver feel special, especially when there is some special thought put into it. So we made a quick little list of gift ideas for friends this holiday season! The best part of gifting something to your friends is you know what exactly they love, and we think these ideas are sure to be helpful to you! Make a list of things the friend you are shopping for loves. This can be favorite animal, color, their...

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