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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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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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Intentions vs Impact

On social media, and all around, we often hear “setting intentions” and “act with intention”. I completely agree that we should do that, and that being intentional can assist us in reaching goals, improving relationships and interacting with the world in an improved manner; however, Ms. Ally Love, Peloton instructor and leader of “The Love […]

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Un-learning “Fear Based” Love

During a recent conversation with a friend, we were reminded of how often people (ourselves/myself included) love from a place of fear. This is something I never even realized I was doing, until I started to examine my behaviors and sit with my own insecurities, fears and truths. What do I mean when I say […]

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Boundaries are not Rejections

As a guilty party in this very thought process/behavior, it certainly resonated with me while I was mentally preparing to write this post. I know it stung a little more because I could recognize those moments in my past where I misconstrued someone else’s boundaries and internalized them as rejection due to my own insecurities […]

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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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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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