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Choice: (adj.) of high quality

There I was on a relaxing Sunday evening, basking in the glow of an entirely lovely weekend with my spouse. I felt complete gratitude and appreciation for all sorts of things: the events we attended, the down time we created, enjoyable companionship together as well as our own individual time. Honestly, it was pretty much […]

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Stop and Smell the Stillness

We all have felt overwhelmed. Sometimes it’s low-grade, other times it’s intensive. Regardless, we need self-care when it hits. Lucky for us, there is a remedy that works in response to stress and overwhelm. And bonus: it also works as a proactive measure for the same! Meditation. And it’s not necessarily what you think it […]

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It’s Okay to Get What You Want; Here’s How.

What if our best interest is to realize nothing is missing? —Pam Grout What are you working toward in your life? What’s missing? What do you wish you had more of? As creative, ever-expanding beings, we are great problem-solvers and self-improvement enthusiasts. Overcoming and surviving are badges of honor, and we are superb at fixing […]

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You don’t have to go all-out; you have to just go.

Have you ever wanted to begin something new and interesting — a new exercise habit, a different way of eating, a hobby — but it felt so huge that you postponed starting? We’ve heard before that all we have to do is just…start. It’s simple, it’s true, and yet… it’s not always easy. Well, I’ve […]

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Creating Space

In a fit of winter catharsis, I cleaned out the storeroom. Let me first clarify that I absolutely adore my cozy home. I’m grateful that the upstairs log walls are not covered and hidden by extra separated areas. They’re beautiful, and they hold and radiate a lot of warmth when exposed. Downstairs, our optimized basement […]

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