Personal Growth

The Secret Key to Actually Enjoying Life

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The daily grind of modern life can be exhausting: working full-time, going to appointments, running errands, squeezing in grocery shopping, preparing nourishing meals, finding time to exercise…the demands might seem endless. When’s the last time you spent an afternoon doing absolutely nothing? According to Dr. Matthew Sleeth, taking time to rest and relax may be […]

Personal Growth

The Role of Health Coaches

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Have you ever thought about why rates of cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses continue to rise, despite increasing healthcare costs? We tend to normalize illness based on how widespread it is in the United States, but illness is not the normal state of our bodies. Our bodies want to be well – they are meant to […]

Personal Growth

Sink, Float or Swim. The choice is yours

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We’ve talked before about goals.  We’ve talked before about having a plan to reach those goals.  So many times, when summer gets here and life gets busy, we lose our focus on our goals.  Especially when  it comes to weight loss. There are so many things that can get in our way… Vacation Weddings Family […]

Personal Growth

Time to get out and #LiveMoreNow

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Disclaimer: I received a  variety of products from Buff to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review find and write race reviews! A few months ago, we (myself and the other amazing crew of BibRavePro’s) were presented with the opportunity to […]

Personal Growth

Is weight loss possible on vacation?

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It’s been a while since I posted an update and figured today was time. The past week was a whirlwind week.  3 concerts in 3 states in 3 days, then an additional 3 days of exploring with my son for his birthday!  We are both huge fans of Home Free, an acapella country group originally […]

Hamster Adventures

Why do I run?

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A few weeks ago, I was challenge to write a “why I run” post… and now here we are, several weeks later and I am still working on it.  I have started this post several time and then deleted it.  It just wasn’t right. So I started over… again. I wrote a similar post about […]

Personal Growth

If you wine now, don’t whine later!

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Three weeks ago, I came to you with confession time. The Hamster was out of control and needed to reel the reigns back in. For those that missed that post, you can read more about it HERE.  No more excuses, it was time to take control and get back on track.  It’s been an interesting […]