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Protein-Packed Pumpkin Pancakes

You guys. Be forewarned. I am about to channel my most basic bitch with this post. I mean, like soooo basic. Today happens to be the first day of Fall!!! I literally sprung out of bed, ran downstairs and made breakfast. Am I the only one who wakes up STARVING?! Before I share my morning creation with… Continue reading Protein-Packed Pumpkin Pancakes

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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?

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How I Enjoy the Little Things When Life Gets Stressful

When life gets particularly stressful and hectic, I like to remind myself to enjoy the little things. Between prepping for my first competition, traveling across country twice in one month for work, selling my condo, buying my home and living through the renovation, it’s safe to say life has been a bit… overwhelming… lately. But… Continue reading How I Enjoy the Little Things When Life Gets Stressful

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The Promise of a New Year

Your mistakes are not who you are. They are what you’ve done. Care for a little background? Yesterday concluded Rosh Hashana – the Jewish New Year. We believe it is during this holiday that our fate for the coming year is decided. Next week during Yom Kippur, our fate is sealed.  I realize many of… Continue reading The Promise of a New Year