Kicking fear to the curb

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Day 13: Be Fearless.

As with most people, I’m scared of a lot of things. One ridiculous fear that comes to mind: even though I love the beach, I’m so afraid of sharks that I’ll often get heart palpitations while swimming–even in the pool. Continue reading

Accidental Creativity

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I woke up late today, so I didn’t get to run or do my usual pre-work 30 minutes of Yoga. All day whenever I thought of the challenge, I was wracking my brain to think of what I could do when I got home! Once I got in, I had an idea to pull out some charcoal and draw something, but as I sat in front of the blank paper I just knew my heart wasn’t in it. It felt forced, so I decided to take a yoga break and come back to it. Continue reading

True Forgiveness

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Me and my bracelet

I didn’t want to write the post for today’s “Yoga Girl Challenge,” because the first thing that popped in my head when I saw we were supposed to write about forgiveness was something I didn’t necessarily want to share. BUT, many things this past 8 days have fallen under that category, so what’s the harm in another? Growth, yes? Growth.

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Meditation

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I have only recently been able to meditate and even then it’s a struggle, my mind is constantly swirling with anxiety and random bullshit thoughts so being alone with my brain isn’t usually the best thing. I used to avoid it, but with yoga it’s a necessity. In the beginning I would think of something calming Continue reading

“No” is always an option

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve pretty much done what people have told me to. Let me explain: I go to a Doctor’s appointment, they do something (sometimes barely), and then next thing I know I get an astronomical bill and I just have to pay it because that’s what they said to pay and what the hell do I know? Right? Continue reading

Farewell, Notebook

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Another year or so, another notebook filled with doodles, To Do lists, and random commentary on life. I always get excited when it’s time to get a new notebook, but at the same time am sad to see the old one go. Before I set this one free, here are some fun highlights!:

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