Posts by Shannon Marshall

Shannon Marshall is a writer, traveler, and the co-founder of Your Velveteen Life. Joined by her sister, Jessica, she's on a mission to help women who "feel behind in life" go after their dreams. Go to for three powerful strategies that will move you forward in ways that feel authentic and exciting.

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Walking Through Fire: Change Can Be Scary, But It’s Worth It

“What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.” ~Charles Bukowski

I used to be scared to walk through the fire.

I was scared to do deeply unsettling, terrifying, hard things.

I was scared to face my biggest …