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  1. Inspirational quote by RVM - April 25

    Apr 25, 15 02:43 PM

    Be brave. Don't just live in your cave till your grave.-RVM

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  2. Inspirational quote by RVM - April 24

    Apr 24, 15 05:15 PM

    Those who Discover the High Sea are the ones who are FREE to Be what they Want to Be.-RVM

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  3. Inspirational quote by RVM - April 23

    Apr 23, 15 01:12 PM

    If your Life is full of Sorrow, then beg, steal, or borrow ENTHUSIASM from a great soul to make your Life whole.-RVM

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  4. A Dialogue Between the Heart and the Brain

    Apr 22, 15 10:26 PM

    I wrote this poem for my english class showing how I always have inner arguments with myself. In a world full of deceit, anger, and pain, How much love

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  5. Three Effective Ways to Empower Yourself

    Apr 22, 15 11:31 AM

    An excellent confidence booster that is available to you right now is to do something that makes you feel proud. Two examples from my own life are learning

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