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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

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Love & Relationships: A Man’s Perspective

When I set out to create a blog nearly two years ago, my hope was to build a platform that explored all aspects of love and relationships in a true and honest way. And while part of me feels we’ve been able to accomplish this goal, I’ve only been able to share a woman’s perspective.… Continue reading Love & Relationships: A Man’s Perspective

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Stop Letting Your Mind Bully Your Body

The whole premise of starting this blog was to spark conversations around health, fitness, food, relationships and more – but not just talk about it high-level. To talk about it in the most genuine way I can. And so let’s get real about body confidence. Prepping for my Bikini Competition last year is no new… Continue reading Stop Letting Your Mind Bully Your Body

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Don’t Fall In Love. Rise In It.

I used to think drama in relationships was inevitable. I used to think relationships were a lot of work. I used to think I wasn’t deserving of true love. I used to think I’d never let my walls down long enough to experience love. And ultimately, I used to think if I ever did meet… Continue reading Don’t Fall In Love. Rise In It.

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How I Overcame My Destination Addiction

Are you addicted to the future? Do you tie your happiness to short-term goals? How many times have you associated happiness with the next happy hour, the next orgasm, the next fancy date night out, the next time you get on the scale and realize you’re 5 pounds down? You say: “I’ll be happy when…” Happy when… Continue reading How I Overcame My Destination Addiction

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How Do You Know Your Partner Is THE ONE?

I recently stumbled upon such a thought-provoking article from A Cup of Jo – if you’re looking for a neat blog that covers topics ranging from food, fashion, relationships and more, you must check out Joanna! The article, How Do You Know Your Partner Is the One, surveyed folks on the age old question – How… Continue reading How Do You Know Your Partner Is THE ONE?

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Is It Compassion, Not Communication, that is Key to a Happy Relationship?

“Communication is critical to a healthy relationship.” We’ve all heard it… and we all know how important it is to be able to dialogue with the one we love, but what about acting with compassion? In relationships, compassion can sometimes take a back seat. Our lives are busy. During arguments it is often times easy… Continue reading Is It Compassion, Not Communication, that is Key to a Happy Relationship?