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Rediscovering ‘No’

Can you work late? Will you do this for me? Can you take over? Just one more favor? You’re going to fail! Feel free to scream if you need to. The word “no” – arguably the most powerful statement in any language – is a difficult one to utter when raised to believe it’s naughty. […]

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The Catharsis of Loss

My grandmother died the Sunday before I moved across the country to begin a new life. I’d spent that day packing and loading a shipping container with my husband, parents, and brother, which was more fun that it had any right to be. Our raucous laughter shook the house we were leaving behind, rumbling out […]

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A Breakdown of My Daily Self-Care for 2018

Let me tell you a secret: you deserve to take care of yourself every day. That’s right. Every. Single. Day. In this post, I’m going to breakdown a typical day in my life and all the ways I practice self-care in each little step.¬†Everything I do for self-care is designed to boost my confidence, because […]

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