The 5-5-5 Snooze Button Plan

Do you ever daydream about how you would improve yourself, if only you had more time? Would lose weight, exercise, or dress a certain way? I had always wanted to become a morning exerciser, but never thought it was possible. I would set my alarm for 5:00 am and tell myself countless times that I…

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Fighting: How to know how your partner really feels about you

Have you ever heard the saying “alcohol is a truth serum?” When it comes to relationships, I submit that how a couple fights is a truth serum. It’s easy to enjoy relationships during the honeymoon phase, but how a couple handles confrontation and the “rough patches” is a representation of how they communicate. Fighting with…

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What Your Wardrobe Says About You

No one knows the internal dialogue we have about our bodies except us. Some argue, though, that we give others a peak into how we feel by how we dress. What does your wardrobe say about you? If you consider what you wore in the last seven days, what would people think about you? If…

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Why You Need to Create More Time

Time is currency. Unpack that for a second. How many minutes of your day and hours of your week do you spend on frivolous, unnecessary tasks or distractions that don’t bring you anything close to happiness? How many of those minutes could be spent playing with your child, holding your significant other’s hand, or creating a…

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What Self-Care Isn’t

 I might break some hearts with this article, but we need to be honest with ourselves. What we claim is self-care is often the opposite. Overeating, hitting the snooze button, and spending more money than we have are not “self-care.” They are conscious acts of self-sabotage. Memes with “Self-care Sundays” and “Make time for self-care”…

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Enjoy Halloween Food Without Gaining Weight

I know what you might be thinking – Why is she talking about the holidays already? I just saw Christmas ornaments for sale in a store tonight, that’s why. The holidays are upon us. It used to be that the “holiday season” started on Thanksgiving and ended with New Year’s Day. A stroll through Target…

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8 Ways To Show Your Body You Love It

This is a love letter to the most profound, complicated relationship we have – the one with our body. Today’s article is filled with tangible points to help you love your body TODAY. If you adopt these practices immediately, I promise you will be one step closer to loving your body this time next week!   Sing…

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My Journey To Giving Up Sugar

Have you ever been so ashamed of something that you would not tell anyone about it? For me, it was my sugar addiction. This is my journey to giving up sugar. One sunny Saturday afternoon in June 2018, I realized I would have to completely eliminate sugar from my life. I was on my way to drop of my son, Sebastian,…

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New Twists on Classic Relationship Advice

I recently went to an outdoor wedding at a golf course set in an idyllic area surrounded by trees. The young couple toasted pink champagne (the bride’s fave), and we clapped as they shared their first dance to “At Last”. You could smell lavender from the bushes decorating the perimeter of the club house. If…

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