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Global Running Day

Global Running Day

This year June 3 is Global Running Day, a worldwide celebration of running that encourages people of all ages and abilities to get moving. This day plays an important role, reminding us of the positives that running can offer and the power of unification. Its mission seems more important than ever right now, as people […]

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Do We Have to Cancel Everything?

It happened this week, and I’m surprised it took 9 weeks for her to crack. I said “no” to something my daughter wanted to do, and the floodgates opened. “Why do you have to take away EVERYTHING that’s fun? We can never do ANYTHING anymore! You’ve ruined EVERYTHING!” I tried not to take it personally. […]

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today I left

Today I Left

Today I left. I had enough. I felt like I was about to explode. So I left. I drove around for about an hour. I screamed as loud as I could, and I listened to Edge of Seventeen at full blast.  I needed it, and it felt good. I had argued with my husband and […]

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Quarantine Self-Care

How’s everyone doing out there? Personally, I’m struggling. As a true self-proclaimed extrovert, not seeing friends or family has been rough. Canceling my twin’s birthday parties, upcoming vacations, school events, social events with friends, even playdates absolutely destroys me. Though we are finally settling into a bit of routine, the days are long. As it […]

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Coping Strategies During COVID-19

One thing is for sure, I don’t think anyone expected 2020 to shape up like this when that New Year’s Eve ball dropped at midnight. It seems January 1st was so long ago. Everything has changed. School days have turned into distance learning, long hours at the office turned into working from home, hectic weekend […]

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Grieving My Self-Quarantine

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many of us to suffer a loss in some form. It has affected our mental and physical health. It has made us completely change our lives, careers, and daily routines overnight. With every loss comes grief and recovery. Time spent with our families is a beautiful benefit of this loss, […]

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Pamper yourself from your pantry.

Pamper From Your Pantry

Let’s talk about self-care and skincare. Here are some fantastic DIY skincare tips, recipes, and treats. Have you ever wondered if you can find a substitute for your favorite products? Here are some ideas to help you look and feel your best while staying at home. So let’s take a look at what pantry items […]

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Postpartum Self-Care Survival Guide

Recently in the media, there has been more “real talk” about postpartum recovery and what to expect after the baby makes his/her exit. Whether via c-section or vaginal delivery, a mother’s body can be somewhat worn out post-birth. I had two c-sections followed by vaginal delivery, and I felt fairly unprepared postpartum with both modes […]

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