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Running- a love story

I have run my whole life but, never considered myself a runner until recently. I've been running since I was 12 when, my then Step Dad told me I was fat and needed to lose weight. I wasn't fat but, the insensitive comment sent me down the "eating disorder" spiral for a long, long time. It also got me obsessed with work outs that would make me skinny. Running and yoga seemed to fit the bill. And so my journey with with working out began. 

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The perfect breakfast for adrenal fatigue!

Adrenal fatigue is a stress condition that occurs when your adrenal glands, pituitary glands and hypothalamus are all underperforming. This is caused from long term physical and/or emotional stress. When adrenal fatigue is occurring it leads to a lower number of hormones and neurotransmitters in the body, that will affect the body in a myriad of ways. 

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Did you know?

Did you know meditation grows the gray matter of your brain? It also shrinks your amygdala, the part of the brain where fight or flight lives, and grows your frontal lobes where bliss is experienced. All of which happens within 8 weeks of meditating for as little as 10 minutes a day. WHAT?! I heard all of these insightful facts on Jewel's (Jewel the singer of the "who will save your soul, if you won't save your own" fame) Instagram, of all places.

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A simple trick

Recently, I stumbled upon a very simple trick that is helping me immensely. I spend a lot of time day dreaming about things I desire and the life that I want. Often, when I let my heart expand and show me what it is looking to create, I will come crashing back to reality with the mind interjecting things like, "that is impossible.", "nope, never going to happen." or my favorite, "how the hell would we make that happen?! No way!"

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Gratitude Meditation

Last week, out of nowhere (and divine intervention), my boss asked me if I wanted her Tony Robbins Unleash the Power Within ticket. I jumped at the chance. Anything related to self growth and personal development is a must for me. I was also dying to see whether he lived up to his hype. You guys....he surpassed the hype.

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Self care tip

Self care is buzzing everywhere right now. The rise of the wellness industry has taken a term that has been around for ages, used by hippies and new age folk, and tossed it into mainstream. I am a hippie, new age-y and modern so, I love me some self care. It did take me until I turned 30 to finally start figuring out HOW to care for myself; now, I really think of it as parenting myself.

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