From Mandy Yamamoto™


Tips on Changing Your Direction in Life

We’ve all heard the motivational sayings … “pursue your passion,” “chase your dreams,” or even the classic, “reach for the stars!” However, these are all easier said than done, right? When you’ve been heading down a certain path—whether intentionally or...

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Personal Development

Networking as an Introvert

I think we can all agree that networking isn’t always easy, whether you’d consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert. Those awkward conversations that seem to have no end, the long, drawn-out pauses … if you’re cringing right now, I know you understand what I...

Personal Development

Your Best is Good Enough

The comparison game is real. Just when you start to feel good about your progress, someone else blows right past you and reaches their goals in what feels like record time. And you’re left standing there, thinking … Am I doing something wrong? Will I ever actually...


The Best Hiking Trails on Oahu, Hawaii

Sun, sand, surf: These are just a few things that likely come to mind when you picture Oahu, Hawaii. But one of the best, most underrated features of this island are the incredible hiking trails! Think picturesque waterfalls, intriguing wildlife, and stunning views...

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Health and Beauty

Four Steps to Your Best Skin Ever

For most people, the concept of skincare is pretty intimidating. How do you know which products are right for your skin type? What even is your skin type? And what in the world is toner supposed to be used for?  Let’s start by remembering that the “right”...

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Setting Goals and Making Them Happen

Let’s talk about goal setting. No, it’s not always the most exciting topic, but it is critical to your success. After all, a life without goals is like trying to drive to a destination you’ve never been to before without a road map. Is it possible to still reach...

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