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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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Review – Freshly Meal Subscription Service

In the past I have written about various other meal services, such as:Every Plate, Methodology, and Hello Fresh … well we’re back with another! This go round I gave Freshly a shot because: 1. I had it personally recommended to me, 2. I needed to have a more calculated approach to my nutrition/diet goals and […]

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Dry January – Done!

Read about my Dry January 2020 here. Side note, I find it annoying to keep reading/typing “Dry January” so henceforth it is abbreviated to DJ. Week 1 Recap can be found here, week 2 here, and week 3 here! Alright! So January is one of those months with 31 days, and to be honest, I’m […]

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My Fitness Journey – Mindset Shifts

**I am not a physician, nutritionist or fitness guru. Please consult your doctor and qualified individuals when embarking on your own journey. Just shy of 3 years ago, I was a WHOLE different person. Mentally, physically, emotionally and more. April 2018, I saw a picture of myself that I just could not shake. This picture… […]

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Yes, No … Maybe?

A “no” uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a “yes” merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble. Mahatma Gandhi Learning to say “no” (and without added explanation) has been such a long lesson for me, but one that I feel I am truly embodying more frequently and easily […]

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Dry January – Week 3 Recap

Read about my Dry January 2020 here. Side note, I find it annoying to keep reading/typing “Dry January” so henceforth it is abbreviated to DJ. Week 1 Recap can be found here, and week 2 here. So it’s officially been over 21 days with no alcohol, and that’s just sort of crazy to wrap my […]

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Dry January – Week 2 Recap

Read about my Dry January 2020 here. Side note, I find it annoying to keep reading/typing “Dry January” so henceforth it is abbreviated to DJ. Week 1 Recap can be found here. Having rounded the halfway point (almost) and it’s honestly a little hard for me to believe that I have made it a full […]

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Dry January – Week 1 Recap

#newyearnewme…amiright? No, but in all seriousness, I do truly want to make a serious go of “Dry January” for 2021. I did well in 2020, but didn’t finish my month completely free of alcohol (read about it here). I wanted to chronicle the 2021 efforts a bit more, so here we are. Side note, I […]

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Blossoming Blog

I decided early in 2020 that I wanted to be better about maintaining my blog and writing more. I set out to be more diligent and consistent in my practices, and ended up posting 224 times in 2020!? Even I am surprised by that number! Here are some of my takeaways thus far:1. It’s as […]

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