Anything but ordinary–what life is really all about

I’ve always been a dreamer. Finding possibility in the impossible, accepting the challenge when someone tells me I can’t do something, and going to bed at night knowing that my dreams with eyes wide open will always beat the dreams I see in my sleep. I often feel the fire burning within me, as I […]

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The hole in your heart, with you wherever you go

Isn’t it amazing how quickly our senses begin to awaken the moment we lose someone we love? It’s almost as though this gaping hole in our heart causes the rest of our body to take over, just to keep us alive. Our memory becomes stronger, perhaps in an attempt to rescue us from reality, give us […]

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Flipping the Birdie to Self-Loathing

There I was, halfway through a 90-minute hot yoga class, panting like a (downward) dog, cursing my (aunt) flow, while practicing my Vinyasa Flow, and sweating my (figurative) balls off. For some odd reason, the teacher decided to worship birds today. We chirped and pecked our way through pigeons,  eagles and swans. We performed variations […]

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Letters to me;

  I wish I could write a letter to my 10-year-old self. Gangly, awkward, innocent. I wish I could tell myself to spend my weekends sleeping on the trampoline instead of worrying so much about bugs and monsters and bad guys. I wish I could go back to elementary school days and parachutes in PE […]

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awakening.

Sorry it’s been a while since I’ve posted. These past few weeks have been a whirlwind, but I made it out alive and I’m stronger than ever. I also gained a new perspective on the world that I can’t believe I have been missing out on for so long. I thought I’d share… All of […]

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Law of ATTRACTION

Lately, my life has been overwhelmingly blessed by attraction.   No, silly, not THAT kind of attraction… (my awesome, funny, charming, wonderful boyfriend does this super adorable thing where he doesn’t exist…) ANYWAYS– I’m talking about the LAW OF ATTRACTION. The idea that ‘you get what you give‘ or ‘you receive the forces that you […]

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Wake up & CHASE YOUR DREAMS

Over the past little while, I’ve had a chance to get to know myself pretty darn well. In August, I moved to a new state, started a program at a new school, and made a whole new set of friends. I was forced to get out of the comfort zone that I had grown to […]

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What is ‘beautiful’?

This post was inspired after I came across a blog written by a mutual friend from back home, Kami.  In Kami’s blog she talked about her reasons behind deleting her Facebook.  She said that her newsfeed was constantly being flooded with quotes, pictures, mantras and fitness-inspired images saying things like “muscle is the new skinny” […]

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Delicious Ambiguity

Delicious Ambiguity.   At any given moment in time, there are FAR more things that you don’t know in this world than things that you do. What’s the square root of 9456? The capital of New Hampshire? The founding fathers of our nation in alphabetical order? Even things as minute as the exact price per […]

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AWESOME fat blasting workout to start 2013 off right!

If you’re anything like me, the holidays caused you to go from this: To this: Fortunately for you, now is as good of a time as ever to get into the best shape of your life. Before you know it, it will be time to put away the big comfy sweaters and bust out your […]

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