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2020 Vision

2020 Vision

If you follow along on Instagram, you probably know about Olivia’s bilateral eye surgery that happened last week. In short, her eyes had been turning too far inwards; since her vision was still 20/20 and…

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Your Mess is your Message

Your Mess is your Message

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the state of the world. Namely, why so much bad sh*t has been happening. I mean really – 2020 has been a hot mess express. It’s like one…

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Breathe in…

Breathe in…

…Breathe out. Maybe it sounds silly, but with everything going on in our world right now, I’ve found myself literally forgetting to breathe. You, too? Obviously these are stressful times unlike what many of us…

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This too shall pass.

This too shall pass.

What a week. Really, what a past few weeks. Everything and their mother by now knows well the struggles of quarantine life – and some unlucky ones know the struggles of the sickness itself. I…

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The Secret’s Out: I WROTE A BOOK!!!!

The Secret’s Out: I WROTE A BOOK!!!!

I can hardly contain myself. That’s a lie. I’m not containing myself. I have zero chill, zero cool – I’m just 100% freaking the freak out over here, friends! Hitting “publish” on today’s post was…

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“I can’t control IT, so I can’t let IT control me.”

“I can’t control IT, so I can’t let IT control me.”

We all have an IT, right? That thing in the back of your brain that sits there, festering, waiting to take control? Maybe others see it – or maybe, it feels like the world’s best…

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“All you have is Time.”

“All you have is Time.”

“All you have is Time.” Ironic, since it’s also the one thing not guaranteed. Probably the lyrics of some trippy Pink Floyd song or cheesy country love song. 😉 But I mean HEY – it’s…

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I’ll Stand Back Up.

I’ll Stand Back Up.

One of my favorite things on the planet right now is experiencing Olivia learning to walk. Have you ever done it? Watching a baby try to walk? It’s this hilariously endearing combination of wobbling and…

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“I Deserve to THRIVE.”

“I Deserve to THRIVE.”

So I had this crazy realization not too long ago. I realized that I was on a sortof hamster wheel of success. I was always running running running towards something, without ever giving myself permission to reach a…

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INTRODUCING, THRIVE. (I launched a podcast!!!)

INTRODUCING, THRIVE. (I launched a podcast!!!)

WOW OH WOW. This is so unbelievably surreal to type out, I can barely contain myself. Actually, I have zero chill. No chill whatsoever. I’M FREAKING THE FREAK OUT OVER HERE, FRIENDS. After years of…

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“Give Yourself Permission.”

“Give Yourself Permission.”

Do you ever sit back and take a hot sec to meditate on what you would be doing with your life if someone handed you a big fat permission slip to your fullest potential? I…

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The Things We Choose

The Things We Choose

This life is full of choices – from no-brainers to paths less traveled and hard decisions. I was thinking about this in the shower the other day (because all good brain blasts happen in the…

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One hour earlier…

One hour earlier…

You’ve gotta commit 100%. This has been on my mind + heart a lot lately. Commitment. Persistance. Dedication. Discipline. All things that I *typically* can muster up in the moment, especially since I’m a pretty…

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“JUST is Just Right.”

“JUST is Just Right.”

Do you remember the story of Goldilocks and the three little bears? ICYMI (aka, in case you missed childhood? Ha!), a little girl named Goldilocks stumbled upon a cottage in the woods – which just…

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“I am a Fire.”

“I am a Fire.”

That’s right – I am A fire. Not “I am ON fire,” but I am the freaking fire. Personally, I feel on fire after this weekend; I spent it in Dallas, Texas at Rachel Hollis’ RISE…

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“Give Yourself Space.”

“Give Yourself Space.”

Whoa, this post is timely. I woke up this morning and needed this exact message myself, so I hope it hits at least one of you on the right heartstring, too.  Do you ever have…

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Just Push Up.

Just Push Up.

Olivia is thiiiiiiis close to full-blown crawl mode. Girlfriend can commando-crawl like a soldier and is the fastest scoocher on the block, but she’s yet to put two-and-two together (or, arms + legs together) for that…

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“I Am My Next Choice.”

“I Am My Next Choice.”

Happy Monday, friends. It’s been a hot sec since we Monday Mantra’d up in here, so let’s chat choices, shall we? I got to thinking about this as I chowed down on some Cheetos last…

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Coming Up Thorns

Coming Up Thorns

**This post was originally published last year, but I’m bringing it back since it’s a relevant, timely message that I think we could all benefit from hearing again with Easter right around this weekend’s corner.…

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“I am in the Now.”

“I am in the Now.”

Happy Monday, friends. I’m coming in hot after a religious retreat this past weekend, so I still feel high on the Holy Spirit – praise the Lord! Today’s Monday Mantra comes from one of the biggest…

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