Category Archives: designing your life

Thoughts on eating and living well

I’ve been thinking about food an awful lot lately and testing recipes like mango lettuce wraps and sweet potato and black bean tacos to get ready for the 7 day clean food challenge. Delicious. This way of eating has become … Continue reading

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3 habits to give up to have your best year yet

“Well, if you want to sing out, sing out. And if you want to be free, be free. ’Cause there’s a million things to be. You know that there are.” – Cat Stevens I literally laughed out loud when I heard this Cat … Continue reading

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Are you coming with me or what?

So, be honest. We’re 9 days into 2014. How are you doing with those resolutions? I’m fascinated with the new year/new you mentality that comes with each January. I’ve been pouring over so many unique ways to process the past … Continue reading

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Creating your reality: the art of visioning

“With you when your future is yet to be written” When I was little, I taught myself how to ride a bike in my mind. I brought my new blue two-wheeler home I was determined to ride it, only I couldn’t. … Continue reading

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Shedding layers, building strength

Have you ever found yourself trying so damn hard with nothing going the way you really want it to? I’m not sure there’s anything more frustrating. When something is in reach, it feels like the surest path forward is to … Continue reading

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Doing the best we can

Sometimes, the best answer is a football shirt over a tutu because you really must wear a shirt to the dinner table. Sometimes, the best dinner I can muster up is peanut butter on toast with scrambled eggs. Sometimes, the answer is … Continue reading

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Stop with the whining, will you? (We’re learning together)

Whining has become a real problem in my house. Fingernails on chalkboard – it just immediately sends me over the edge. I do the whole ‘I can’t understand you when you talk in that voice’ thing until it stops. I’m trying to … Continue reading

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My new wallet and how it propelled me out of my funk

“The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be. Because of all I may become, I will close my eyes and leap.” – Mary Anne Radmacher Why is change so hard, even when it’s … Continue reading

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Choosing wisely

This is a big summer with so many changes. There’s a new little walker in the house, potty training, a big girl bed, a new school and a new routine. Two kids now demanding all of my attention, jealous of the other one make … Continue reading

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My quest for the best summer ever

Summer is my favorite season. It holds the promise of long, lazy days spent playing outside. I dream of the beach, fresh fruits and dinners on the deck and a nice walk after dinner. Soft, warm, inviting, relaxing. The thing … Continue reading

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