Coming into a new year we all think about changes we want to make; changes in our diet, our love lives, work lives, we are going to exercise more, be a better person, travel, yadda, yadda, yadda…you get my drift.

If you add the numbers of this year 2021 they equal the number 5. According to some Numerology schools of thought, the number 5 represents change.

Albert Einstein’s famous quote is always, always on my mind; it is one of my favorites, “Insanity is to do the same thing over and over and expecting different results.

I have been thinking…

Some people see problems as a headache, a bane to one’s existence or something to walk entirely away from even with said problem following in the distance like an unwanted stray.

I am by nature a Problem Solver. I always have been, except when it comes to math..I will walk away in a heartbeat.

However, I digress.

I love problems.

Something I’ve learned along my life’s journey; instead of calling things problems, I call them challenges. As I teach on my podcast and YouTube channel, I do my best to resolve challenges like Einstein. Where? …

So let me tell you first I am no quitter! Just had to get that off my chest!

This week we had to submit our phase one project at the Flatiron school. Our project was fetching api data and then creating an application based on that api data.

Initially I honestly felt pretty confident that I could pull this off with relative ease. Boy was I wrong, wrong, wrong.

My project planning went well. I had completed a roadmap on paper and knew exactly what I wanted my app to do and how I wanted it to look. I even…


I am a life coach, actress and Amazon Associate returning to learn web software development engineering.

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