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7 Experts Share How You Can Be Your Best Communicator

This month, Indy Maven is all about one thing, communication. It's everything - the primary method that connects us and gives us a way to make our needs and wants known. Whether you need help communicating with your boss or your bestie, read on for seven Indianapolis-area experts' personal and professional communication tips.

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10 Organizations to Support in Honor of MLK Day

What better way to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day than by supporting local organizations continuing the work of making the world a more just, equitable place for all? From youth development, to theatre, poetry to gardening, you are certain to find one that speaks to your passions.

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No, Really...There are so many good mocktails to drink right now

Taking a boozecation for a Dry January reset? Good for you. Luckily, zero-proof cocktails, mocktails, or whatever you want to call them are getting easier to find around town. We found nine spots with very delicious booze-less selections for you.

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"I raise up my voice not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. We cannot succeed when half of us are held back." - Malala Yousafzai

Devour Indy Winterfest kicks off on January 23 and we're teaming up to celebrate with another fabulous giveaway! The winner will receive $50 gift cards to Mass Ave hot spots Tavern at the Point, Condado Tacos, and Slapfish. Good luck! 
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ICYMI Leslie's IG live today with Drink Less, Live More founder and Executive Coach Rachel Pritz, you can catch the replay here where they talk strategies for Dry January, alcohol-free drink brands, book recs, and more.
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Learn communication tips and tricks from three amazing WTHR news anchors at our monthly meetup TONIGHT from 6 - 8 pm at Maven Space. Tickets are $20 for non-members and free for Indy Maven members.
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Join Starla Mathis and Lateva Woolfork, the founders of Create. Connect. Collab. for a workshop on refreshing your personal brand. Tickets are $10 and include a headshot or lifestyle photo. 
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It's one of life's little luxuries to sip your hot morning beverage out of a special mug and this handmade ceramic "thumbler" by GravesCo Pottery is the perfect option. A signature thumb indentation makes it comfy for any size hand to grip. Also, "thumbler" is our new favorite word.

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Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson, owner of mindfullness brand Esme Faire, spent most of her adult life in New York City as a theater actor and director. During the pandemic, she moved back to Indiana to care for her loved ones and while adjusting to life back in Indy, Jane launched Esme Faire. Over to you now, Jane!
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A round-up of events to add to your calendar in the weeks ahead.
All the things you need to read this week.
  • How to cope with failure the right way. (girlboss
  • It's helpful to wear nail polish in the winter—who knew? (Good Housekeeping)
  • The National Conference of African American Librarians has pulled its convention out of Indianapolis. (Indianapolis Recorder)
  • Are you the "kinkeeper" in your family? It can take a toll. (Stylist)
  • Don't try to worry Less. Worry smarter. (The Washington Post)
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