Posts by Nadyne-T.-Hicks

In 2006 Nadyne T. Hicks returned to college and earned her BA degree in English from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Through Eyes That See is her first published novel. Born in Camden, New Jersey she now resides in Los Angeles, California with her family. Visit her at nadynethicks.com and on Facebook.

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Being True to Ourselves and Forgetting What Other People Think

“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.” ~Sonya Parker

The day that I realized that I was trapped inside of my life was an ordinary day. I woke up, dressed myself, drove to work, and applied makeup to my assigned actors and actresses. It was a groundhog day filled with my usual routine as an entertainment makeup artist.

I settled into my chair on set and watched as the director directed and the cameramen captured the scenes on tape.

The vibration from my …