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RFW?

What’s your RFW?

R.F.W. I’m talking about the combination of rest, fun, and work in your life. Think of it as the golden key to your peace, happiness, and fulfillment. You might be struggling to balance all three aspects, which is why I encou...

be present

What Does Being Present Really Mean?

Sitting at her desk, Jill stared off into the clouds thinking about how much she wanted to go out for a run. Out for her evening run, she couldn’t help but think about all the laundry waiting for her at home that she’d been...

imperfect

Embracing Wabi-sabi: Be a Little Crazy

You know this person. They’ll say or do anything to make you happy. They probably agree with whatever you just said. They go out of their way to fit into your group or be like you. It’s annoying, because you know it’s fak...


lady by the daffs

5 Tips to Rock Your Spring Season

If you live in Chicago (or anywhere like it), you got to experience the collective spring fever this past weekend. The weather finally warmed, and people are itching to get out and strut in their next spring looks. You can tell...

truth

10 Life Truths for Less Stress Right Now

After feeling like I got body slammed by life last week, I dug deep and came back to some of the major truths that keep me centered and grounded. Amidst chaos, stress, and busyness it’s is easy to forget what is most impo...

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Thriving – Make This 1 Choice to Move Beyond Surviving

“I’m so stressed out!” When was the last time you said that? Last week? Today? Five minutes ago? I’m pretty sure that phrase makes it on the “Top 5 Things Americans Say” list. If not, it should be an honorary additi...


start up documents

20 Things I’ve Learned (so far) About Starting a Business

Starting a business is an adventure, no doubt about that. Along the way there are twists and turns, bumps and roadblocks, success and surprises. After writing my most recent quarter review and sending it off to my mentor, I rea...

manifesting woman

10 Manifestation Tips to Get What You Want

Whatever it is you want (a trip to Australia, $100k in the bank, 5 completed work outs a week), these tips will help you attract what you want into you life with more ease and success. Before you start taking action, be sure to...

woman-upgrade

Upgrade Your Life

Every time we go to check in for a flight, they make us an offer, “Want to upgrade for only $79?” The amount and logistics might be different, but basically we are given a choice: Do this, and you’ll get that. Companies c...


MeditatebytheSea

Stop the Glorification of Busy!

We are human beings not human doings… yet we’ve become a culture that glorifies busyness. Almost as though the more things you have on your calendar, and the more you’ve checked off your to-do list, the better the person....