A Healthy Spring Fling with Katie Bressack

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Growing up in New Hampshire, as soon as March arrived I had a serious case of Spring Fever. I couldn’t wait to toss my winter jacket and liberate my toes. It usually didn’t happen until May or so, but it felt so good to know that warmer weather was on its way. No matter where […]

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A Journey Into Sisterhood

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Today’s guest post is from the lovely Leora Edut, creatrix of Goddess on the Go. She’s talking sisterhood, support and empowerment. I’m the first to admit I didn’t grow up believing in sisterhood. I was actually a loner, competitive with other people, and had a secret story playing in my mind that people didn’t really […]

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So, you screwed up. (Now, how to apologize)

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Saying “I’m sorry” is seldom pleasant or easy, so if you’re going to do it at all, let’s make it count! An important part of apologizing is learning not to make excuses.  We can get scared and do or say something hurtful, inappropriate or insensitive. And, rather than facing the incident head on with a […]

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Dear D: Am I expecting too much from him?

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Dear Danielle, Half the time my boyfriend of one year makes me feel so loved and half the time I feel like I’m not valued. I’m confused. Am I just over-thinking things, or is he just not that into me? He recently bought me an engagement ring. He took me shopping several times and wanted […]

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Am I Doing This Right?

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No, you do not have to wash your hair every day; only when it’s dirty. But yes, you must wash your face every night–thought its find just to rinse in the morning. Yes, you should always send a card or an email or call after a dinner party. No, you don’t have to apologize for […]

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Do you need a friend detox?

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A few months ago, I met an old friend for lunch. We’ve been friends F-O-R-E-V-E-R. But something funny happened over our sushi. She rolled her eyes when I told her about the ebook I’m writing. She made a passive aggressive comment when I ordered my green juice. (“Oh. You’re one of those people now?”) And […]

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34 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day!

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. This can be such a challenging day — for both singles and couples alike — And even the most bodacious babe can find herself feeling a little down on February 14th. It doesn’t matter whether you’re single or hitched for life; if your one and only doesn’t show […]

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Why you deserve happiness now

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“Well, of course she’s happy. If my butt looked like that in white jeans I’d be happy, too.” “It’s not hard for him to be happy. Please. He’s got a trust fund and a face like Paul Newman.” “Happiness sure comes easily for her. But how happy would she be if she were in my […]

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Why Being Authentic is So Much Hotter than Being Perfect

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For many, many years I attached my happiness to a series of numbers: The numbers on the scale. The numbers in my bank account. The numbers in my phone. The number of friends on Facebook, the number of comments on a blog post, the number of retweets on Twitter. Now, intellectually, I know this is […]

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The difference between letting go and giving up

The difference between letting go and giving up

You’ve been plugging away on That Huge Goal for years now. You’ve taken all the classes. You’ve worked your way through checklists. You’ve had friends take a fresh look at it and you’ve brought in experts. And it’s still not happening. Is it time to give up? Or is it time to let it go? […]

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