The Importance of Self-Forgiveness — (a repost)

Have you forgiven yourself for your past mistakes? Or are you still holding onto what you wish you’d done differently? Living in a constant state of guilt is tormenting. Your mind replays what you did wrong and how things could have been different. It leads to self-sabotage and negative self-talk. You can believe that […]

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Easier said than done, but oh so worth it. 

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Peace on the Beach

It’s officially been two weeks since I returned home from my very first women’s retreat. Along with 17 women—mostly strangers—I traveled to a Gitana Del Mar, a wellness resort in Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia. For five days, we feasted on local cuisine, laid on beach hammocks, rode horses, made mandalas. We were treated to river […]

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Dear Ladies, Please Stop Trying to Lose Weight (a repost)— The Eye Wall

TO THE LADIES OUT THERE, I’d like to challenge you to STOP TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT. That’s right, YOU HEARD ME. Let go of all the diets, the weight loss pills, the Lap-Bands, etc. Just stop it. You’ve been through enough of this crap already–the constant pressure to fit a certain image sold to you by corporate […]

Now, I agree with this entire post, but if losing weight is part of your journey to better health, then by all means…

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week 52: the strong friend

This time of year, I spy many posts reminding people to check on their strong friend. I don’t really like this prompt for three reasons: 1. If we truly are friends, shouldn’t you be checking for me throughout the year, not just the holiday season? 2. Why do we have a strong friend? Even if […]

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