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Why getting your heart broken will heal other areas in your life

I’ve gotten my heart broken a lot of my life. And like anyone who’s ever gotten their heart broken, I think we can all agree that there is truly no pain quite like it. I mean seriously, who the fuck decided that we should let people in, give them all we...
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How to move forward from old painful thoughts

When I was a little girl and many years after that, I used to wake up with a heaviness in my chest that felt like someone took away my ability to breathe, and the only thing left was an overpowering amount of pain.  I woke up today with that same feeling. To be...
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How being worried makes me feel like I can’t move sometimes

Sometimes I wake up with a really weird feeling in my chest. And by weird, I mean extremely uncomfortable and painfully familiar. I can’t really explain it, but it’s the kind of feeling that takes me right back to the darker places in my life.  All these...
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Why having self worth will help you acheive your dreams

I used to dream that one day I would live in Colorado. I’d close my eyes and picture myself surrounded by all those beautiful mountains and imagine how happy I’d be venturing through all the beauty.   For the last three years, I went back and forth...
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Do your current habits keep you from being happier? Most likely.

“I know exactly what to do, but I just can’t get myself to do it.”  Sound familiar? Because let’s be serious, we’ve all been there. Some of us are there right now.  So what is it? Why do we know what to do but have the hardest time in the world doing it? Some of you...
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If you can’t talk about it, write about it

I used to hate talking about the death of my mother. It wasn’t that I was trying to forget that she died, trust me, I kept 13 years worth of hand written journal entry’s about her loss, I just never really openly talked or wrote about it. I lost her when I... read more

Are You Really On Right Path?

How do you always know if you’re on the right path? I guess the answer is that sometimes you just don’t. I don’t know why life is full of twists and turns, I just know that it is.  Our goals change and we transform as people. What we use to want, we... read more

BREAKING NEWS: Happiness requires work.

We hear it so often, “Find what you love and once you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” We’ve been programed to believe this concept when it comes to the jobs we pick, changes we decide to finally make and relationships we center our lives around.... read more

Is Being Consistent The Secret To Being Happy?

When it comes to transformation and self achievement, there aren’t many things that hold us back quite like we hold ourselves back. Beyond our fear and lack of motivation, one of the biggest reasons most people don’t accomplish their goals is due to a lack... read more

How saying yes to one question changed my entire life

When I was 23 years old, my very close friend Lulu came over one night and asked me if I’d help her lose 150 pounds. I know, not the most common question to ask a close friend, but it would be the question that changed the course of my story. But before I knew... read more

When motivation kicks my ass I did THIS…

Motivation from what I’ve learned and experienced over the years is really the mix between two important components: Excitement and passion. Think about it like this: Most of the time we feel motivated, we also feel excited. Things are fun, somewhat easy and the... read more

FIVE QUOTES THAT WILL TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE

The process of change is challenging no matter what the goal is. There’s so much information out there about what you’re supposed to do that it can often feel overwhelming to stay on track. I believe the best and most inspiring advice comes from those who... read more

How walking 10,000 steps a day transformed my life

After my mother died, I searched all over the place for something that would make me feel free from the pain, even just for a little. I was craving a distraction of any kind and because I couldn’t find one that served me, I picked all the ones that didn’t.... read more

Three ways to get back on track right now

Getting back on the track quicker each time you fall off is exactly how successful people become successful. I know it’s break for most and holidays tend to make us all feel like we can do whatever we want (and we do, whatever we want). But, 2017 is five days... read more

How to move forward from old painful thoughts

When I was a little girl and many years after that, I used to wake up with a heaviness in my chest that felt like someone took away my ability to breathe, and the only thing left was an overpowering amount of pain.  I woke up today with that same feeling. To be... read more

Heavy on the inside: What makes you feel alive?

I was in Bend Oregon a couple weeks ago, surrounded by the most beautiful mountains, breathtaking waterfalls and wonderful people, but I felt heavy.  My body felt uncomfortable, my clothes were not making me feel good, and all I kept thinking about was my... read more

GET BACK ON TRACK TODAY, RIGHT NOW.

I think it’s pretty safe to say that I’ve been here a thousand times before. You know, the place where I haven’t blogged for almost two months, but was doing it pretty damn consistently for about six. And trust me, I’d rather be doing anything... read more