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Just like the Rio Olympics, Go for Gold

Believe it or not, our olympian friends in Rio are just like us with huge obstacles to overcome and self-motivation that could move mountains. They work long hours like you do. They cry, want to give up, and feel burnt out sometimes. They even deal with tough competitors that have no mercy or empathy to whether you succeed or fail. It is truly an inspiration to watch the athletes compete and earn the medals they bring home to their countries, families, friends and most importantly themselves. But my gosh, the stories behind the dreamers and do-ers are what really make you want to go for gold in your everyday life. Even though none of us (just making an assumption here, but if we have any past, present, or attempting olympians among our readership, please do step forward – we’d love to interview ya!) are in the market for gold, silver or

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Be Beautiful and Green with Skyler Man

The sheer beauty of Skyler Man’s designs alone are enough to capture any one’s attention. But, couple that with their commitment to eco-friendly and local production, and we’ve found just the place to get your next statement jewelry piece! Skyler Man’s raw and romantic designs are the brainchild of Brooklyn-based designer Alina Skyler. Started in 2009, her one-of-a-kind jewelry line fuses precious gemstones and metals to create pieces that evoke both an edgy glamour and a nature-inspired feel. And whatever look you’re going for, Skyler Man is bound to have a piece that will fit you: from their shark-tooth earrings to their dainty, gemstone rings. Skyler Man is catching the attention of many others besides myself, as well: they are a finalist in the Martha Stewart American Made Contest, which features an array of U.S. artists. Alina shared with me the ins and outs of starting a new business, as

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