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Freedom: From the Inside Out

Hi friends, welcome to July! I can practically smell the BBQ, sunscreen, and humidity, see the fireworks, and hear “Proud to be an American” in my mind. Ironically enough, on a month marked by a celebration of independence, I admit I’ve been feeling the very opposite of liberated. Turns out, I have placed an enormous […]

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The Art of Creative Living

Welcome to Week 3 of the Yogaleena Challenge! Yay, we have made it to my favorite week of the challenge – the week we talk about creative living! I believe creativity is essential to a happy, healthy, and fulfilling life. I’m not talking about a nice-to-have or cherry-on-top kind of thing, I really mean it’s […]

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A Blank Canvas

Hello friends, and happy happy New Year! Whoa, it’s officially day 2 of 2017 and I bet you’re already up and at it working on those resolutions, right? A new year is a natural, organic point in time for many of us to feel like we can start over, to flip the page and try […]

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Cultivating a Sense of Abundance

And just like that, the holiday season is upon us – a time marked by pumpkin-flavored everything, family¬†gatherings, slightly excessive amounts of shopping, big-time excessive amounts of food, and an overall feeling of abundance. Abundance is an interesting and often fleeting state, isn’t it?¬†Regardless of how much we do have, it feels like we live […]

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Stillness, Mason Jars, and Winning at Life

Pumpkin lattes, cute and cozy scarves, and the promise of <100 degree weather for more than one day at a time…Fall, we’ve been anxiously waiting for you! And you know what’s funny about that? I know that in a few months I’ll be yearning for the lazy days of summer again, dreaming of pool parties […]

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Birthdays, Goals, and Self Compassion

Hello friends, September is a special month for me as it marks another year of my life on the planet. And you know what that means? Yes, cake and champagne for sure, but also a serious date with my journal for some deep reflection. Although birthdays seem innocent on the outside, they’re often packed with […]

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August: It’s Play Time!

Hello friends, happy August! Although there is still a full month of summer ahead, back-to-school ads are already starting to pop up everywhere and I can’t help but feel a sense of “fun is ending/work is starting” in the air. I think it’s a normal feeling given that most of us see work and play […]

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Q&A with my Creative Hero

Is it just me or has April flown by? In any case, with one more week left to celebrate creativity, I wanted to introduce you to someone who is not only a legit artist, but more importantly, a true embodiment of what I call creative living. He also happens to be my bro-in-law and one […]

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