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What parenting my daughter is teaching me about how to love myself

What parenting my daughter is teaching me about how to love myself

When was the last time you looked yourself in the eye (in the mirror, of course) and said, “Gosh, I love you!” Probably not recently – or ever, for that matter. Yeah. Me neither (it’s usually something closer to, “Wow you look tired!” and “Really, thighs? Really?) Yet I find myself wondering: Why the hell […]

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A gutwrenchingly beautiful message from an Olympic hopeful who will be watching the Olympics from home this year

A gutwrenchingly beautiful message from an Olympic hopeful who will be watching the Olympics from home this year

Don’t you just love the Olympics? You can smell the anticipation in the air. So many of us countdown the years until the next event, devour the schedule, mark the sports we want to see, set our DVRs, and watch those amazing athletes perform their majestic dances, totally in their element…*sigh*… (cue Chariots of Fire […]

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6 Killer Questions to help you Figure out What you Want to be When you Grow up

6 Killer Questions to help you Figure out What you Want to be When you Grow up

“We give time to what we love.” – John Bradshaw You know me. I give a lot of advice. Mostly unsolicited (sorry about that). I can’t help it. I’ve made so many mistakes, and learned so many profound lessons because of them. I feel it would be selfish of me to keep it all to […]

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Dear Diary: A Raw Glimpse Into my Insecure (and Irrational) Meltdown

Dear Diary: A Raw Glimpse Into my Insecure (and Irrational) Meltdown

“Feelings are just visitors, let them come and go.” – Mooji I feel like I should be starting this post, “Dear diary.” Because the vomit that I’m about to spew out onto the page is very deep, personal, and raw. It’s not a side of me that I really like to admit exists, much less […]

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How Safe is Your Present From Your Future? A Minimalist Guide to Living in the Moment

How Safe is Your Present From Your Future? A Minimalist Guide to Living in the Moment

“Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” — Dr. Seuss Like so many moments over the course of the last four months, I was sitting in my daughter’s nursery the other evening, nursing her in her rocking chair. I was stroking her hair and marveling at […]

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9 Ways to Sleep Your Way to the Top

9 Ways to Sleep Your Way to the Top

I have just about a million blog post ideas just waiting in the wings to write about. Ok, maybe not a million. It’s probably more like ten. Maybe fifteen. Pretty close to a million, if you ask me. But in the last week and a half, anytime I have tried to sit down to write […]

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