Martha’s Vineyard

Good Morning readers! While taking a spontaneous trip to Martha’s Vineyard for a few days, I was really missing my old self more than ever. Our vacations usually go like this: Wake up, run/workout, eat, walk around, shop, eat, take a nap, hang out with a cocktail [by the pool/beach], walk around, eat, more cocktails, […]

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Dealing with Stress

Good morning everyone! We all have stressors. Sometimes the stress is manageable, sometimes it builds up and you feel like you might explode. You completely give up and hide from the world in a sea of pillows and blankets (super effective technique, by the way). Sometimes we are more able to deal with the stress, […]

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“Showing”

Hi Everyone! As promised, I have a few ‘thoughts’ on the whole being pregnant thing I just can’t help but share. When your bumpin’ and you know it…but no one else does. I’ve been pregnant for a while now (ok, 5 months) and the idea has totally set in. I just exist as a larger, […]

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The pros and cons of reflection

We all slip into bad habits from time to time. Some more problematic than others, some done with an understanding of the consequences, and others adopted completely unconsciously. Poor habits come in so many forms. There are the actual physical things we do, such as throwing socks on the floor right next to the laundry […]

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Fitness Derailment: What happens when you stop working out?

Hi guys! Recovering from an injury is just so unpleasant. First of all, you’re injured and probably in pain. Secondly, many of us who receive injuries have a hard time adjusting to this new fitness-less lifestyle while we are in recovery. All the benefits that us fitness junkies rely on to maintain physical and mental […]

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How to stay motivated

Hey guys, First, the image has nothing to do with this post. I just thought my breakfast was pretty. And now… A few notes today on motivation. A motivational blog post, what a novelty …*tehe* Let me begin by saying that if you’re struggling with a project, or just generally lacking motivation in aspects of your […]

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Pura Vida Pt. 2: Simplifying from the inside out

Good Morning readers, A little more food for thought on the topic of finding happiness in the world around you…Or, we could also call this the ramblings that me, myself, and I bounce around on a daily basis. Pay attention and understand the difference between what you like and What you think you should like. No matter […]

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Pura Vida Pt. 1: Finding Happiness in Simplicity

Good morning readers! I’m back, and honestly pretty excited to write about well..everything. Somewhat ironically, immediately preceding my post Learning to be Positive (about my various epiphanies concerning the power of positive thinking) I took a journey to Costa Rica. Semi-unbeknownst to me, this is pretty much their anthem. Positive thinking, that is. Well not only positive […]

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