Author Archive: Pauleanna

I am the co-founder of New Girl on the Block, a mentorship platform for millennial women who are dealing with major life and career transitions. In addition, my passion includes advocacy for anti-bullying and mental health in which I contribute my free time spreading awareness, providing expertise on media platforms and delivering keynote talks in schools nationwide. When I'm not working with young adults, I am growing my brand as a content strategist. I have successfully crafted a business in storytelling as a Journalist, Author and Ghostwriter.

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You Glow, Girl: Alex Elle

You Glow, Girl: Alex Elle

| September 25, 2017

via Instagram @Alex_Elle   “Today, my sense of self, peace of mind and understanding starts and ends with me. No matter how long it took, or how many hurdles I will face along the way, my foundation is set, my healthy boundaries are built and I am fulfilled. We all deserve to come home to […]

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Body Positive: What I Have To Deal with Daily As a Girl with Curves

Body Positive: What I Have To Deal with Daily As a Girl with Curves

| September 21, 2017

I am a size 14. On a good day, a size 12. It took me at least a year to say that comfortably without feeling bad about it. When I hit double-digits a lot of negative experiences came alongside it. So much that it damaged my confidence and self-esteem… like the time a girlfriend asked […]

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[video] “A Man Who Masters Patience Is The Master Of Everything Else.” – Big Sean

[video] “A Man Who Masters Patience Is The Master Of Everything Else.” – Big Sean

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catch his words below. Patience is the ability to accept trouble, suffer, delay, without getting angry or upset. I feel like if you can master patience, you can master anything. To sit and plan out your goals and dreams, strategize, understand how the universe works, how things manifest. The time it takes is part of […]

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[video] “Explaining My Depression to My Mother”

[video] “Explaining My Depression to My Mother”

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

I couldn’t have said it better myself. Sabrina Benaim, thank you for being a voice for every young woman who is struggling to find theirs. Follow her journey on Facebook.

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I Crashed the Party of a CEO and Lived to Tell You About It

I Crashed the Party of a CEO and Lived to Tell You About It

| August 20, 2017

How do you get into the rooms with the biggest industry players? Invite yourself and crash the party. No, no. Don’t take my advice so seriously because I’m not 100% sure it will work every time. However, the one time I did take this risk it opened up the exact door I wanted and made me visible […]

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Uber Chief Brand Officer, Bozoma Saint John on Bringing Her ‘Whole Self’ to Work

Uber Chief Brand Officer, Bozoma Saint John on Bringing Her ‘Whole Self’ to Work

| August 20, 2017

All kinds of #blackgirlmagic I’m really looking forward to seeing what the future holds for #badassboz. It’s hard not to notice this woman with a killer combination of beauty and brains. Just about every other day, another article, interview, video or podcast scrolls down my timeline and I’ll admit at first I wasn’t paying attention […]

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The Truth Is, I’m Scared To Write Another Book

The Truth Is, I’m Scared To Write Another Book

| August 20, 2017

National Book Lovers Day recently passed and I think it’s only fitting that I talk about the elephant in the room. I probably get asked, “When are you going to write your next book?” at least a few times weekly. Instead of replying with something profound, I awkwardly nod my head and grin. When I released my […]

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How I Became A Contributor on Forbes.com

How I Became A Contributor on Forbes.com

| August 4, 2017

5 years ago, I picked up my first @forbes magazine. Today, I’m the newest contributor at Forbes.com. I report to millennial women about the added value of mentorship, the power of the leapfrog theory and how to be the woman world-class performers actually want to mentor. Nothing just happens. For many of my career wins, […]

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GIRL ON TOP: City Style Britt Shares Why Fashion is Her First Love and Why It’s Important to Enjoy Life

GIRL ON TOP: City Style Britt Shares Why Fashion is Her First Love and Why It’s Important to Enjoy Life

| August 2, 2017

Her style, cute smile and upbeat personality is what caught my attention on IG. I love following Brit’s adventures and learning details about her style. In this interview she gives us the deets on how she grew up, why fashion is her first love and why it’s important to enjoy life. Here’s her story. How […]

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You Don’t Have to Have it All Figured Out By 30

You Don’t Have to Have it All Figured Out By 30

| August 2, 2017

  I used to have a timeline for everything, all things. When I was in my teens, 21 was the age I set to figure it all out. Then when I hit 21 and realized that life wasn’t yet “perfect” I gave myself more time and set a new age of 25 to have it […]

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