I’m in the process of moving and I’ve already thrown away and donated at least 20 garbage bags of stuff – and I still have more rooms to go through! As someone who has control issues and who struggles to let go, I have been dreading this process for weeks. I’ve been consumed with the…

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Not enough. We all have at least one of those stories rolling around our head. I’m not a good enough parent I’m not smart enough I’m not a good enough friend I’m not thin enough I’m not strong enough I’m not talented enough I don’t work hard enough I’m too fat I’m too lazy I’m…

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Anything worthwhile requires struggle. If success comes easy, there’s a catch. If it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Sound familiar? In our culture, we’re taught that pain has a purpose. We believe suffering equals success. We live by a no pain, no gain mentality that says we have to undergo ordeals in…

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Towards the end of 2018, I made a pact with one of my dearest friends, Kevin, that we would only fill ourselves up and surround ourselves with the things that fueled our body, mind and soul in 2019. We were done with the negativity, the drama – and our complaining. So, we made a pact…

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  My little guy turned 10 yesterday and it’s hard to believe we’re already in double digits. Last night as I was watching him play his video game (Fortnight is all the rage btw), I reflected on the last 10 years of life with Johnny – all the various of stages of growth, not just…

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  Years ago, there was only three things I measured in my life:   1. My weight   2. How many hours I worked out at the gym/ how many calories I expended   3. How many calories I consumed     The first became the benchmark for the other two. My morning weight would…

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  The holidays signal a time of celebration – a time when we gather with family and friends, when we share in life’s blessings and each other’s company. And, as I spent time with my family over Christmas, as I took part in various holiday traditions, I questioned if we really need a holiday or…

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  Tell me if this has ever happened to you: For the millionth time, you’re mulling over something troublesome – maybe it’s a belief you’ve had that’s turned out to be false, or it’s an opportunity you’ve missed, or it’s some level of lack where you feel you’re not measuring up or doing enough –…

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As part of the LifePower Yoga Mount Laurel challenge, I’m exploring one of the seven axioms of yoga each day and sharing what it means to me. If you’re interested in joining the challenge (and winning some Lululemon swag), you can find all the dets here.   #4 Laughter and play are the fountains of…

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  ….What is it you are trying to tell me?   This is the question I keep quietly whispering to myself as my heart races, my body quivers in agitation, my mind broods over the ever-questioning future and beckons to the almost-forgotten past.   :::Anxiety::: You know, that feeling of agitation where nothing is quite…

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