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Posts tagged: My Journey

2020 Goals and Intentions

2020 Goals and Intentions

At the beginning of each year, I like to reflect on the year before and create goals and a guiding word for Yardia for the year to come. Here are Yardia's goals and intentions for 2020. Word of the Year: For Yardia, my word of the year is Voice. This...

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2019 Year In Review

2019 Year In Review

Word of the Year: Abundance In 2019 my word of the year was abundance. Every year I expect to learn something from the shadow side of the word that calls me and this year was no exception. I took away from the year a new shift from a scarcity mindset...

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Mid-Year Reflection

Mid-Year Reflection

I'll admit that this mid-year reflection on my business goals is about two months late, but since I started reflecting on my goals in June, I figured I might as well still finish up my reflection and publish it for my future reference. It was important to me to sit...

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Quitting My Day Job

Quitting My Day Job

Well, here's the secret I've been keeping since February--I quit my dream job as a middle school art and leadership teacher at an all-girls school to follow my calling as an artist and embark on my dream career of running Yardia full time! Let me tell you the story of...

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What I've learned after 11 years in business

What I've learned after 11 years in business

This week is Yardia's eleventh birthday! On February 18, 2008, I opened up an Etsy store under the name Yardia. This is the date I sometimes think of as the birth of baby Yardia (she's an Aquarius!). It took me about a month to get up the courage to list...

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