The Loneliness Epidemic: How To Recognize And Fight It

As we go into December, most of our thoughts and energy are focused on the upcoming Christmas holiday, shopping, decorating, baking, wrapping gifts, planning travel and special dinners and parties.  While it is certainly a festive time of year, it is also...

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Life With Anxiety And How I Overcome It Every Day

The Struggle Is Real I have struggled with anxiety my entire life.  I am 39 years old.  When I was a child, I lived in fear my mother would leave one day and not come back. I feared she would die without me – not fearing she would die, but that she would die without...

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How I Made $45k In My First Year As A Virtual Assistant

The Journey Begins Two years ago I was working as an independent contractor doing medical transcription from home.  I had been doing medical transcription for about 8 years, with the last 6 being from home.  This was a huge blessing for our family because it allowed...

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Meet Jenny!

Welcome to The Blackberry Patch! I’m Jenny Raith, proprietor of TBP, and I am so pleased you popped over to our site so I can share a little about myself and this joyful space. Read more here!