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Sacrifice

The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we would become. Charles Du Bos Recently one of my favorite Peloton instructors, Robin Arzon, was discussing some of the steps she took prior to, and during, her career transition from law to fitness. She too mentioned […]

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The Lessons in the Loss

In every instance there are choices and we can make the conscious choice to learn and grow, or to stay angry/hurt and stagnant. I recently experienced a heartbreak/grief/loss of relationship, and I am working quite hard to remember the lessons in the loss. I know it can be easy to default toward our hurt, but […]

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Romance Redefined

Recently in conversation, I realized that we often speak of “romance” or “romantic” gestures but really it’s incredibly poorly defined. I even looked it up, and “Romance”, “Romantic” and “Romantically” have all got similar vague definitions. Romantic (as found on dictionary.com) – of, relating to, or of the nature of romance; characteristic or suggestive of the […]

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Stress & Self Care

As the weather turns cooler, the sunlight hours lessen, and we start to spend more time indoors, I wanted to gently remind everyone to keep their stress levels in check, and allocate time to self care. Stress. That sneaky bastard. It’s infiltrates our minds and bodies in ways we don’t even recognize many times, and […]

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Rebound or Reasonable?

Countless times in life we will experience being hurt by another. Whether by friend, family, a lover, or even a stranger, we will find ourselves at the receiving end of some pain. This comes in many forms but I’m focusing on that pain which comes from intimate/romantic relationships. In the wake of heartbreak we can […]

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The Show Must Go On

Sorry COVID, but you don’t get to win today. Back in the early part of this year, I decided to sign up for a half marathon, which you can read about here. I was so excited! I felt so nervous, but in the best way. Since then, clearly COVID came barreling through like the fun-sucking […]

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In with the Old

I will quite enthusiastically say that I especially enjoy and appreciate historical things and relics of the past. Some of my favorite memories, places and items are those which have been around much longer than myself. Some of my faves: Angkor Wat, Cambodia – This was an absolutely breathtaking site to behold. While most people […]

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35 Years

For years I wanted to be older, and now I am. – Margaret Atwood There’s some truth. I remember thinking when I was young(er) about how much I wanted to “grow up” and do all those “adult” things that seemed so fun! I can’t really say if things turned out how I expected, or anticipated, […]

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Pain Transforming

Just because we keep living does not mean we stop hurting. – Unknown Pain, sorrow, grief and all it entails feels boundless in the moment. Depths that know no end, and yet for most we trudge on. While time may “heal all wounds” we are blessed and cursed to remember. Since we can not erase […]

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Living and Loving the Journey

Searching for oneself is the journey of a lifetime, life is what happens in between – Unknown We may never truly “find ourselves” during the span of our life – but the point is to try. Also, we must remember that the journey of life is not just about doing for others, but a balance […]

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