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Take Time for Yourself

Take Time for Yourself

Recently, I had lunch with a dear friend and colleague. We hadn’t connected in at least six months. We sat and connected for THREE hours. It was so nourishing for us both. Did I feel the pang of guilt that my husband was home with the kids on a Saturday when we could...

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It’s Okay to Feel Flat

It’s Okay to Feel Flat

A week or two ago I had a day where I felt flat. Not bad, just flat. It was a day I had planned to be full of energy and productivity for the new year. But, it was baseline. It was also the first day back to work after Christmas break. In my flatness, I started to...

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Big News

Big News

I have some big news. I want to share it here.  This past year, I have been in discernment to become an Episcopal Priest... so has Brad. Early in December, we both got a lovely letter from our Bishop who was delighted to tell us that we are both officially ready to go...

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The Best Method for You

The Best Method for You

I have a friend who says that if she puts it on her calendar to run, she will do it every time...because it’s on her calendar. My husband operates the same way. They are incredible, resilient human beings. Cheers to them. My resilience looks a lot different from...

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The Link Between Mental and Physical Health

The Link Between Mental and Physical Health

I am a dietitian. I can attest to the science that proves how important a healthy diet is. That being said, I can also attest to the damage our obsession with “health” (like the kind that somehow becomes a lot about our physical appearance) has caused. I am a...

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Let Go of Perfectionism

Let Go of Perfectionism

This morning, I opened the door to let my neighbor’s daughter in for the carpool. I was still in my robe. My husband was taking the kids to school this morning. I had a moment where I thought, “oh I should have been better dressed and ready for the day.” Then I...

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