Author Archives: I was MADE for This...Deneen White

Breaking the fear of success

Back in January/February, I had the opportunity to spend a long weekend in NYC. It was awesome. But…when I found out the address of the hotel, I felt so unworthy. As I was walking there, I passed over all of … Continue reading

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Triggers

Growing up, I always identified as smart. Ok…if I’m honest, that’s what I still identify with. Why? Well, it started with the voices that I allowed to shape my identity. For me, fun always equated with stupid (yes, super judgmental, … Continue reading

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Writing is my release. It is the way that I work through what’s raging in my head, in my life in a way that is productive instead of falling prey to self-destruction. It is something I do for ME. It … Continue reading

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A lesson about sharks

There are people in the world who are truly zealous for your success. They will feed into your life in a way that is meaningful, as you do into theirs. Then there are people who act like they want you … Continue reading

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Michael Fomkin Talks Models, Miami and Madrid

Well, I’ve officially been a podcaster for about a month. Last night, I got the chance to interview the co-founder of VIP Ignite, Michael Fomkin. His story is really inspirational. His start in entrepreneurship was owning an Italian restaurant. Now … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis

We all have core values…whether we define them more not. One of my core values is that I will always welcome challenges and change. Recently, I was given an opportunity to host a podcast. About the entertainment industry. Me. Someone … Continue reading

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Time is invaluable

So…today is my Oma’s birthday. I miss her…her voice, her soft skin, her stories… I wish that I would’ve taken the time to appreciate her more…and to *know* her better. She was a beautiful woman. Everyone who was blessed to … Continue reading

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Life is funny. Ok…maybe more like a psychotic roller coaster. One day, years ago, a friend convinced me that I should overcome my fear of roller coasters, and proceeded to convince me to get on Nitro at Six Flags. Y’all…I’m … Continue reading

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Faith and trust

There are seasons in which it’s easy to share, and then there are seasons wherein I go into turtle mode. Today, I know I need to share. As a matter of fact, I know I need to share more. Even … Continue reading

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I can’t run from myself…

There’s nowhere to hide. For years, I was convinced that if I kept it moving, eventually things would be different. Better. As if miraculously, all of the baggage I was carrying around would be lost by the airline, and I’d … Continue reading

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