I just couldn’t catch my breath. I needed 1 good breath to regain my composure, and I couldn’t do it. I tried really hard.  My attempts looked like a 2 year old child being taught how to blow out birthday candles for the first time.  In my mind I was saying, just breath… take a deep […]

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Feeling anxious about life's circumstances

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It is never okay to lie to yourself. Not even in the name of personal development, motivation, manifestation, or any of that stuff. Not to psych yourself out. Not to pump yourself up. Seriously. It’s absolutely not okay to lie to yourself with the hope of feeling good about a bad situation. When you lie to […]

Affirming what it true with daily affirmations

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I strolled into my son’s school 3 times last week, wearing a bold lip and a sundress. I was accused of being a morning person. I passed my old gym buddy on my way out of the gym at 6:30am- as she was walking in. I was cited for being up before the crack of dawn. Although […]

Waking up with joy

Life does not always go as planned. That’s one of the most annoying statements of truth, ever. But it’s a huge dosage of truth.  Even the best of plans, fail. When you think about it, there are so many factors involved in most of the things we set out to do. It’s you.  But, then there’s […]

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standing with a note to self

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A Goal. You should always have something you are working on, striving for, or something that challenges you to rise. Scientists say setting goals helps you live longer. I say that setting goals helps you live better.  Think about it: when you’re working on something, there is always this lingering since of expectancy. When you […]

An aspiring woman setting goals

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There have been several defining moments in my life. There was the time I set my first major goal ( I was only 10 years old.) The time I got my heart broken into pieces at 17 years (I really thought I was going to die.) The time I decided not to move to New York (I really became an […]

A woman who decided not to settle

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