Year 20 Is My Upgrade Year
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Year 20 Is My Upgrade Year

It is time to bare the fruits of my labor.

Year 20 Is My Upgrade Year
Mya Weatherby


To most of you, this doesn't mean much to you since you may not know me personally, but honestly, it is a big deal to me! Twenty-year-olds often get a bad reputation because they are young, can be naive, seen as lazy, irresponsible and so many other negative adjectives. This has always been something I have been really frustrated about because your age does not determine the kind of person you are; no one is the same.

So this post is dedicated to anyone who wants this next year to be their year of success.

First of all, I am so thankful for being alive for two decades. Since I can remember, I always imagined myself being my own boss and being self-employed. I have always been driven and determined to reach my goals. I created my first magazine and started sketching/designing clothes before I was 10 years old. Got excepted to college my junior year of high school, started a youtube channel, became a social media influencer, a model, and a photographer all within my first year of college. Now I am in the stage of working on so many other projects and as I said, I'm just now 20. I have so much planned for this next year!

I grew up with the mindset of trying to survive one day at a time hoping I could afford to live my life the next week let alone the next day. My mom raised me as a strong independent woman. To be able to provide for me because you can't always depend on other people but the one person you can depend on is God. Every single day of my life I have watched how God has created the impossible happen and provide for my mother and me. And year 19 was a year of provision, preparation, understanding, and growth. I have learned so much about myself and looking back on the last year, I no longer hate myself for the mistakes that I have made, but to look at them as feedback for this coming year and the rest of my life.

Going into this new stage of my life, I can't wait to officially introduce the world to who I am and what I have been working on all my life. Twenty is my year of result and success as well as preparation for the next stage, but most of all the year of appreciation. Appreciation for myself for not giving up on me and my dreams. Appreciation for my mom for always seeing my potential and being my number one fan, always encouraging me to never give up and pushing me to do and experience greater things that she had the opportunity to do herself. Most of all, appreciation for God. He has shown me so much of who I am and my purpose and continues to do so every single day. He is the reason I am have gotten as far as I have.

Something that I hope you get from this is that it is never too early to start living out your dreams. People may try to tear you down and keep you from reaching your full potential, but what you have to do is ignore the haters, and surround yourself with those who encourage you and know who you are, and most of all is keeping you straight and focused.



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