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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month (as well as Disability Awareness month in case you were curious). Breast cancer is a cause that is near and dear to my heart as both of my grandmothers are breast cancer survivors. Full ...

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Staying Calm in a Crisis

A couple of weeks ago I found myself going into shock for the first time in my life when my shin lost a battle against a metal spin bike pedal. Yup, you read that right, a metal pedal shredded my shin. Trust me the irony of hav...

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Learn Names Quickly

Learning people’s names is a skill and one that I have been fortunate enough to have picked up early in my lifetime. I definitely contribute my ability to quickly remember people’s names to being a member of a Greek organiz...


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Find Your FitFam

A few months ago I wrote an article about group fitness. It’s no secret that initially I was not a fan of group exercise. The idea of a “FitFam” was not for me (or so I thought). Seven months later, I love my “FitFam....

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Dealing with Difficult People

How many of us have had to deal with “difficult people” in our day to day lives? You know, THAT person, the one that makes you want to claw at the walls and roll your eyes. I’m willing to guess that many of us have had to...

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Make Mornings Manageable

During the school year I am an early riser. We’re talking 5/5:30am and when my students hear this they groan and follow with something along the lines of: “That’s way too early for me.”  I’ll tell...


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Fitness on the Fly

Finding time to workout while traveling can be a difficult task for anyone–I know I still struggle with it from time to time, especially if I am traveling for vacation. Sitting on the beach or by the pool sounds so much m...

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The Power of Saying “No”

“No” it’s one of the first words babies learn how to say. If you are around small children you have probably heard them say the word “No” and have probably laughed at how “cute” they sound when...

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5 Tips for Healthy Eating on the Run

If you’re anything like me you understand the need to eat on the run. You also probably feel the temptation to reach for something easy and quick, which unfortunately may end up being unhealthy. Seriously, why is healthy ...


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Power: You Have It

As human beings we are interested in power and understanding how power exists and of course, how we can obtain more power in our lives. Let’s face it: Most of our conflicts are power-based, meaning that when you get right...