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Define Your Values

I’ve been on a BrenĂ© Brown kick lately. Although I have been familiar with her work, and loved her viral TedTalk, and hadn’t actually read any of her books. Until last week, when I read two. Dare to Lead and Daring Greatly both discuss the importance of vulnerability and how it can impact personal and

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Kind Conversations

Since my last post, I have been thinking a great deal about kindness. ‘You will never regret being kind.’ I wrote these words, and I meant them. These words of advice I gave have filled my thoughts. Since that time, I have been questioning how much of my life I actually live by them. Do

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Parenting on Valentine’s Day

There has been one consistent theme on Valentine’s Day, as long as I can remember, my parents loving me. Growing up, my mom was a Pinterest mom, and Pinterest wasn’t even close to being invented. She always went above and beyond, and still does. Every year, my dad asks my sisters and I to be

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Room at the Table

I recently had a conversation with a friend was really excited about an accomplishment. She was pumped and you could tell. We chatted about it, and she asked me questions about this accomplishment, which I genuinely didn’t know the answers to. After we hung up she immediately called me back to apologize and make sure

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Moving Beyond Suffering

Beautiful State V. Suffering I was recently listening to an old Tim Ferriss Show Podcast, which featured Tony Robbins. During the podcast, Tony and Tim discuss the two states of being; A beautiful state and suffering. During our lives we are in one or the other. One cannot be suffering just a little bit, but

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Visualize.

To help myself stay on track to reach my goals, I surround myself with reminders of what I’m working toward. I Love to surround myself with imagery that will help me maintain a positive mindset, and today i’m sharing a few different techniques to help you as well!

Change.

I heard recently that true change cannot occur without experiencing crisis. That one cannot fully embrace change unless some sort of crisis has occurred, creating a catalyst for lasting change. Until we experience something so momentous that we are forced into change, we revert back to our basic instincts and habits, despite our best efforts. 

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Acts of Kindness

Over the last few weeks I have written about kindness, and done a lot of thinking about the positive attitude and optimism which accompany kindness. While getting ready this morning, I was searching for a podcast to listen to on kindness. I came across a podcast of a church I was introduced to when I

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It Will All Buff Out

“It will all buff out” is something my husband has said to me for as long as I can remember. Anytime I feel anxious or I’m facing a difficult problem or stressed, he tells me “It will all buff out.” When he was in the Army, it literally became his team motto. Everyone would know

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