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Introducing myself and my journal: THE WAY FORWARD

About Me:
My name is Shafieka, I am a 38 yrs "colored" woman. All my life seems to be one struggle after the other. Physically, financially and just the everyday thing. What is norm? Being a victim of molestation from a very young age by the all well known "family Member", having to keep it a secret for +23 yrs has been agony. There was always something keeping me back. It seems as if I cant see things thru, everything gets too much for me and I get scared. Afraid of what? afraid of accomplishing something. afraid of rejection, afraid of succeeding and then wouldn't know what to do. A year ago took over a company together with my sister, everything seemed bright and driven. Well now we facing closure, we facing creditors debt. everyone said, and are still saying it's a women's world out there, well this woman don't see that. Companies are afraid to give us a chance, to prove ourselves. We will never succeed like this. I have so many dreams, so many things that I want to accomplish still, and everyday is more a struggle that the day before. So many things that I need to deal with. I am still trying to find myself....

My Passions:
To be a success

My Challenges:
To overcome circumstances

My Vision for the Future:
To become a great business woman

My Areas of Expertise:
Helping people

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