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Packing and Planning for NYC

EEEEEK! Less than a week until Ken and I fly to NYC for an impromptu 48 hour work trip. Well, technically Ken’s working and I’m vacationing! And while I wish we were going to be there for a bit longer, I absolutely can’t wait. I moved out of NYC in 2009 and while I have… Continue reading Packing and Planning for NYC

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The Importance of Personal Days

I’ve recently shared my intention to stop living for the weekend, and for the most part, my plan works. I’ve learned to maximize my weeknights (hot yoga, date nights, weekly wine class, and more!) but lately, it hasn’t been enough. As my company navigates our fourth acquisition in five years, I find myself exhausted. Emotionally and… Continue reading The Importance of Personal Days

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Life’s Too Short for Shitty Workouts

I get it. Not everyone loves to workout. It hurts. Sweating is gross. The couch sounds like a better idea. There’s an infinite number of excuses you can give as to why you hate working out. But here’s the thing. It doesn’t need to be that way. Hear me out. Working out doesn’t have to… Continue reading Life’s Too Short for Shitty Workouts

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It’s Time to Start Showing Up

  I walked into my favorite neighborhood hot yoga studio tonight looking to melt my Monday away. Work’s been stressful as we navigate the rocky waters of a new merger (#4 in 5 years). Last week we received news there would be at least another 30 layoffs in the coming week alone. My weekend was… Continue reading It’s Time to Start Showing Up