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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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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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Quit Being Such A Bitch to Yourself

The other day I encountered the biggest bitch. I’m talking Bitch with a capital B. She stared me straight in the eyes and said: “You’re fat.” She poked and prodded at me. She contorted my body in the most unsuspecting ways – judging and criticizing. She pointed out that my once chiseled lower abdomen was… Continue reading Quit Being Such A Bitch to Yourself

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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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Weekly Workouts & 4 Ways I Plan to Stop Living for the Weekend

Happy Hump Day Y’all! As part of this new series, I wanted to continue sharing my weekly workouts with you all – whether you’re looking for new workout ideas or curious how to balance a variety of different types of workouts. Without further ado, let’s get right into how I worked up a sweat last… Continue reading Weekly Workouts & 4 Ways I Plan to Stop Living for the Weekend

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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.