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Weight Management: One Career Girl’s Journey – Part II

Trigger Warning: I’m going to talk about weight loss. I realize that some women have had incredibly hard struggles with body image and eating disorders. If it’s not comfortable for you to think about weight or weigh...

Struggling Self

Kindness Towards Your Struggling Self

It’s ok that today you feel like you’re falling through the cracks. That this place you’d like to be feels unattainable. It’s far too far away that it feels like why bother? I know, most days you stand in possibility. Y...

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Motivate Yourself for Your After-work Workout

Even after the longest day at the office, hitting the gym after work will make you feel better than heading straight home to plop in front of the TV or winding down with cocktails and bar food at happy hour. We all know that, b...


Apples

Weight Management: One Career Girl’s Journey

    Trigger Warning: I’m going to talk about weight loss. I realize that some women have had incredibly hard struggles with body image and eating disorders. If it’s not comfortable for you to think about w...

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4 Step Attack for Stress

By “Attack” I mean a big, giant, tackle-you-to-the-floor kind of hug. That’s what your stress needs. You can keep trying to ignore it, sucker punch it, or manage it. But I’ve found those approaches are worn out and not ...

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Lose Your Security Blanket (with Confidence)

I was never the kid that carried a teddy bear or blanket around for comfort. My parents said they didn’t let my siblings or me use a pacifier for very long, either. Maybe it was my nature,  or how I was nurtured, but I&#...


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How to Lose Weight? Use Sidewalks.

I gained 5 pounds in 3 weeks. That’s right. Me. The always skinny, always active, always health-conscious back-pain specialist. The girl who actually loses weight in food-focused Italy. The one who went months without a w...

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A Must Read for Over Achievers

Dear Over Achiever,   Hello! It’s nice to see you taking a few seconds out of your busy schedule to do some light reading. Let me start by saying you’re not alone. We’re one in the same. There are thousands (make tha...

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Bored With Being Bored?

It’s annoying to me sometimes when writers write about writers block.  The blog is usually tangential, pointless, and I’m left wanting more of what I usually expect from the writer. I’m going to write to you about writer...


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Athletic Wear Trends: Work It While Working Out!

Some may be brave enough to say that the latest trends in women’s athletic wear are inspired by fashion’s awkward teenage years: the 80’s. But if any clothing segment can put a modern spin on neon and electric patterns...