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Personal Development Diaries | Rachel Joanis

Meet Rachel of Rachel Joanis Illustrations. Rachel is one of the most thoughtful, talented, and kind people you'll ever meet. Her energy is so calming and gentle, her work and approach so inspirational, and her vulnerability in sharing with us so beautiful. I'm so excited to feature Rachel on the #personaldevelopmentdiaries and have you learn about her journey. Enjoy!  What might people already know about who you are (the extrinsic you)?I think people know me firstly as an illustrator. I think I might be best known for my freelance illustration/design work, and my own artwork that I sell through my online print shop. It might be apparent through my art, that I’m a feminist, and equality and inclusivity are important facets...

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the personal development diaries | Morgan Lunn

Meet Morgan Lunn, founder of GIRL GANG GOODIES, and creator of the incredible GGG community. If you haven't tried one of Morgan's "knock-you-naked" cookies, please treat yourself. You will not regret it. This personal development story is raw, real, and open - just like Morgan. Morgan is a one-of-a-kind woman, inspiring and hilarious entrepreneur, and one of the hardest working people I've ever met. Caveat: while I may be biased, as Morgan is one of my very best friends, I know that she is an inspiration to so many others. I'm honoured to feature Morgan on the #personaldevelopmentdiaries. Hope you enjoy!  What might people already know about who you are (the extrinsic you)? Oh… the physical obvious, that I am...

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the personal development diaries | Mary Young

Meet Mary Young! Mary is an inspiring, warm, real, and raw entrepreneur. She started her namesake loungewear line Mary Young in 2014, with a desire to fill the gap in the intimates market and empower women with different body types. Mary has since created the Self Love Club movement, a community opening up dialogue around self-love and acceptance.  What might people already know about who you are (the extrinsic you)?Actually a lot! I’m the founder of MARY YOUNG – an ethical brand offering women’s intimates and more that inspire and ignite self-love and acceptance. Aside from the physical product both the brand and myself focus on honesty and vulnerability to create community – I’ve shared a lot about my personal life and journey. What is something that...

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the personal development diaries | Dre Ngozi

Meet Dre! I first met Dre in 2018 at a Nike event in Toronto, where she was DJing. Dre has a magnetic, mystical, electric energy that leaves you wanting to know more. She's extremely multi-dimensional - Dre is a DJ, Producer, Artist, registered Acupuncturist and a Shiatsu therapist. I had the honour of catching up with Dre and learned all about her personal development journey. Enjoy!  What might people already know about who you are (the extrinsic you)? What people know about me is dependent on how long they've known me. I've had several iterations of myself! But, in the past few years, most people know me as primarily a DJ. I'm also a registered Acupuncturist and Shiatsu therapist, but a lot people are...

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the personal development diaries | Matthew Collins

I'm grateful to have had the chance to sit down (virtually) and chat with the vibrant Matthew Collins. If you've met Matthew, you'll know that he has an inspiring outlook on life, and that his positive attitude and energy is infectious. Matthew is a celebrity hairstylist - a Canadian living in LA. I got curious with Matthew and asked all about his personal development journey.   What might people already know about who you are (the extrinsic you)? Well the first thing that comes to mind is I am INTENSE. I hope I'm not perceived to be intense in a bad way, but I really have no middle ground. I'm never lukewarm in any situation; I'm either all in and full steam ahead, or completely uninterested. I'm a hard...

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