Personal Relationships
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Add a little normal in.

It’s 6:22am and I am at Starbucks. Why, you might ask? Because I realized it was important for my relationship for me to be at Starbucks at 6:22am. Huh? In Minneapolis, Twitter Guy and I ate breakfast together almost ever...

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Don’t Settle

As little girls, when we pick up a flower like the one above, somewhere along the lines, we’re taught to pick the petals and say, “He loves me. He loves me not.” Hoping the whole time that the last flower prov...

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Being in "Work Mode"

It’s often hard to find a balance between work and home, but regardless of balance, one of the most difficult things for women to do it to make the transition from “work mode” to “non-work mode.” C...


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Shh..

One of my favorite scenes in the movie “You’ve Got Mail” is when Meg Ryan’s character finally tells Tom Hanks’ character what she really thinks of him. She tells her online love she can never find ...

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Being Heard

After pounding a point over and over to my former boss one day a few years back, she said, “Don’t worry. You are being heard,” indicating to me that she acknowledges my opinion and ensures she has taken it int...

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Good Friend/Bad Friend

I often feel guilty for being a “bad friend.” You see, in the past few years, I’ve been through a lot. And I have a group of friends who are second to none in the realm of standing by me and keeping me afloat....


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*Single

I watched the most fascinating documentary this weekend – *Single – a profile of the decline of marriage and the rise in divorce in America, the normalcy of the single gal or guy and how it’s becoming more and more ac...

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Meeting Your Match…On Twitter

It’s been highlight requested that I write a post about how I met my husband – and more broadly, how to meet a guy on Twitter. So here goes it… Over the past couple of months, it’s been super fun to tell fri...

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What’s in it for me?

Human beings are selfish individuals. But there’s an epidemic for women in the world – we tend to feel ashamed of our selfishness. As women, specifically, we often allow ourselves to be taken advantage of for no specific re...


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Advice to live by

I’m used to the criticism that accompanies my love of Dr. Phil. I realize the man is kind of a weirdo and most people doubt his credentials and ethics. But here’s the thing, whether he’s a “doctor”...