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Analyzing The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages “quiz” and books are a frequently referenced tool in the kit for many couples, therapists and general relationship minded individuals, created by Dr. Gary Chapman. These love languages can be applied to various relationships, not just romantic, and are widely known. They work under the premise of understanding how a person […]

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A Mother’s Love

**Credit to a thread by @IamKiraJ (Kira J) on Twitter for inspiring this post. Check her full post out on FB or Twitter. Please note that her post/thread is specifically crafted with the language of “black women” vice “women” as a whole; however, I found the points interesting on a full-scale context. Historically, I know […]

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Waking Up EARLY

As of this week I have officially become a morning person. Not by choice entirely, but more due to circumstance. I was selected recently to take part in a temporary detail for my organization’s head office, which happens to be located in Washington DC. Luckily for me this opportunity is VIRTUAL; however, I still have […]

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Product Review – The Peloton Tread+

Peloton made a name for itself with their bike (read my review of the bike here); however, their treadmill experience is equally as awesome. Check them out here if you are interested! Background:I have historically never categorized myself as one to enjoy cardio, and certainly never a “runner” by any stretch of the imagination; however, […]

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The Work Behind the Wins

I am certain we have all had moments in life where we have compared ourselves to other people. I know certainly that I have compared, felt envious, jealous, or thought “I wish I was so lucky”. As of late, I have felt more and more grounded in my own actions, and accomplishments, and with that […]

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Conscious Spending – Starting 2021 HOT

Previously I wrote about my goals for 2021, and I have written many times about the various challenges, implementations and goals that have helped me to be better. This is no different, and I hope you’ll find your way through some of my other posts to read about my various experiments! I like to watch […]

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2020 Recap

As 2020 winds down, let’s see where I wanted to be, and where I ended up! You can read my 2020 “plan” here, or just read the recap to get a feel for my previous intentions. Health – I committed to 30 minutes of activity each day, for a “majority” of each month. I was also […]

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December 2020 Goal Recap

I figured I should round out and recap this month’s goal post, since I have  whole “2021 goal post” that will be coming anyway. Money – – I did well and kept my holiday spending in check. I bought some gifts for the people in my life who matter most, but didn’t go overboard, as […]

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Recap & December 2020 Goals

Somehow I got so wrapped up in life and everything else that I seem to have forgotten to post my updates!? Whoops! That’s ok though, because a large part of the reason I have been behind is because 1. I have been crushing goals, 2. I have been exploring and thoroughly enjoying my new(ish) relationship/partner […]

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Chaos or Calm?

Your outside world will match your inside. Unknown I have heard this quote before, but was reminded by Mark Groves podcast recently. I know that for myself, this has been (annoying to admit) true. This can also be something that’s hard for us to accept, if we aren’t ready or willing to admit that we […]

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