Year: 2020

Twitter Restored my faith in humanity

Twitter Restored My Faith in Humanity

For a moment. I’ve taken to scrolling through Twitter at 3am when I can’t sleep. I know, I know, I shouldn’t be looking at my phone screen when trying to sleep. I know all those things, yet I still reach for my phone when it seems sleep will not come. Most of the time I …

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Why We Should All Hate the Word Diet

Why We Should All Hate the Word “Diet.”

Unhealthy eating has been linked to many medical issues, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, but when we try to make better food choices we are often chastised instead of given support. Here are a few things I’ve heard when I tell someone I don’t want something because I am choosing to not eat sweets: “Just …

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Weekend Chats: Heart in the Hills

Weekend Chats: Heart in the Hills

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste and remember what peace there may be in silence. -Max Ehrmann from his poem Desiderata In the summer of 2009, amidst all the hustle of New York City, I met Amy. We were both there for a class, Broadway and Beyond. We spent seven days in the …

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Liz in front of a Swiss inspired hotel in Costa Rica

Weekend Chats: Living the Expat Life

Many people meet their friends at work and that is where I met Liz. Interestingly, we didn’t really start getting to know each other until the last few months we worked together. It has been nearly five years since then, but we are still friends and in contact regularly. A fact a little surprising for …

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New Year

New Year 2020: Setting Intentions

On the last day of 2019, I wrote on my Instagram page that it was a great time to set intentions for the year. If you subscribe to my email community, you received a similar message. My wish for you is that you live each day with purpose. Purpose does not always need to mean …

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