Are your goals your own?

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We’re into the second week of the new year. By now the shine on our resolutions is wearing off a little and we’re settling back into our habits and routines. Good or bad, it’s the life we’ve created for ourselves. Read More …

I hope you’ve already broken your resolutions.

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*this post contains affiliate links I hope you’ve already broken your resolutions. In fact, I hope you didn’t make any. Now we can get on with reality and making lasting change. It takes an average of 66 days to establish Read More …

Life Audit Your Way into Long-Term Change

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Life auditing! Have you heard of this? Let’s have a quick discussion today about taking stock of our lives. The other day, I talked about a Three-Step approach to creating the life that you want. Today, I thought we could take Read More …

Our 10-Day Detox: The Results

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If you’re a regular follower of my blog, then you already know I recently did a 10-day detox with my husband and daughter. (You can also read about it here on HuffPo.) For this particular detox plan, we gave up gluten, Read More …

Beauty is more than skin deep. Literally.

*This post contains affiliate links So, I thought that the whole “word for the year” thing was a tired cliché before it ever even began. I promised that I would never be caught doing that just because everyone else was Read More …

Giving up doesn’t always mean quitting.

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  The whole notion of giving up has largely been considered synonymous with failure. We should never give up on jobs, relationships, or dreams. Ever. We should push through to the bitter end, no matter what. We should emerge victorious, Read More …

Why do you stick with some goals, and give up on others?

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*this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated If I’m sick of myself, I can’t imagine how tired of me you all must be. I’ve been showing up in your emails, Facebook and Twitter feeds, and for Read More …

Dreaming of a fresh start? This could explain why.

A fresh start. Blank pages. New canvases. The start of a new year, or month. I love them. There are times when I can feel myself itching for a fresh start, when something intangible feels like it’s weighing me down. Read More …

Bucket Lists May Be Cliche’, I Made One Anyway

So, I’m a gal who loves “to-do” lists and grocery lists and making lists of goals for each new year. I love the anticipation of getting something accomplished or experiencing something, and the satisfaction of having completed it. One list, however, Read More …

Eating Kale Feels Like I Hate Myself

***Previously published post*** Any of my close friends would be able to testify to the fact that I’m always just ending or about to start some kind of health kick. Either a specific diet, cleanse, or naturo-organic-sustainable-vegan-green-local-farm-to-table-hippie-tastes-like-hay-type-of-thing. The problem I Read More …