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Meditation Retreat Thoughts

Photo Source: http://www.radicalcourse.com/images/mindfulness.jpg A few months ago, I took a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class, which was honestly one of the most transformative experiences of my life so far. I am really lucky I had the opportunity to take … Continue reading

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Listening

I discovered the Green brothers when I was studying for the CSET. They make some really amazing science and history videos on their Crash Course YouTube channel. I started to follow their Vlogbrothers Channel shortly afterwards because I like listening to them … Continue reading

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Love For All

I hesitate to write about this, because I try to avoid conflict when I can. However, I feel I have no right to complain about the state of the world I am living in if I do nothing to try … Continue reading

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Proud or Humble?

It takes a lot for me to be proud of myself. I think a lot of this stems from my not wanting to be conceited or think too highly of myself, but I realize that there are times when I … Continue reading

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A Healthy Mind

This past year or so has been a year of “restructuring” in my personal life. I have had to reevaluate what my priorities are and what kind of person I want to be. I’ve spent the majority of my life … Continue reading

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Current Skincare Favorites

I will continue my fitness tracker story in a bit, but I really wanted to review some beauty items because they are more exciting to talk about 🙂 I’ve grown up with pretty oily skin, so I have always focused … Continue reading

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Fitbit Saga Pt. 2

Alright, so to continue on with the Fitbit story I started here, eventually my Fitbit One went on a tragic trip through the washing machine. Sadly, it did not survive. This was around the time fitness trackers were dabbling in … Continue reading

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How To Mess Up A Dog!

Originally posted on The Good Dog Life Blog:
By Sean O’Shea So much of what we see with problem dogs and their behavior, is that people have unintentionally reinforced and encouraged the wrong stuff. And of course, none of us…

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How My Fitbit One Has (and Hasn’t) Changed My Life

As I was exploring WordPress again, I rediscovered some drafts of posts I had planned to come back and finish and never did. The following post was originally written on March 7, 2013 and is a pretty perfect introduction into one … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging

Recently, I have been pretty hooked on some YouTube channels. I’m most interested in the makeup reviews/tutorials. I find myself easily swayed by advertisements, but I know this about myself so I feel like it makes the most sense for … Continue reading

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