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What Johnny Depp Must Prove in Order to Prevail (and Why It’s an Uphill Battle)

By Rachel Puryear If you’ve been on social media at all in the recent weeks, you’ve no doubt heard about the bizarre and even sordid (poop in the bed!) accusations flying between mega-star Johnny Depp, and his ex-wife Amber Heard. If popular commentary is any indication, though, most people – regardless of who they’re rooting…

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Parks of Portland, Oregon

By Rachel Puryear If you love nature and the outdoors, but also enjoy city life; Portland, Oregon is an exciting place to visit. With hundreds of parks and green spaces within the city and its surrounding areas, it offers beautiful natural scenery within a thriving urban scene. Portland has plenty to offer, and a visit…

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Three Types of Financial Abuse

By Rachel Puryear Previous posts on this blog have discussed financial abuse. This is an important, and under-discussed subject which can have strong ramifications for people’s lives, and their personal autonomy. As a legal mediator, and relationship and financial life coach of many years; I have observed that financial abuse – as well as financial…

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Quitting is Underrated

By Rachel Puryear For most of us, all our lives, we’re told: don’t quit. Quitting is for losers. Never give up. Never surrender. Always persevere. Always keep going. Such advice usually comes from a well-meaning place. And certainly, most things worth achieving in life will only come following a lot of hard work, resilience, sacrifice,…

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Why It’s Much Easier to Build Wealth When You Already Have Some, Explained by Cows

By Rachel Puryear If you have any interest in economics, you have probably heard of the “two cows” analogies used to illustrate the various economic and corporate systems of the world. These popular analogies are helpful to give a basic – as well as satirical – introduction to how different economic systems work. Here are…

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