Emotional Fitness

I’m Tired, I’m Lonely, and I’m Afraid

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I’ve sat down to write a post no less than 20 times over the past 3 months. It’s almost comical how many open tabs I currently have in Chrome beginning with the titles like “5 steps I have taken to…”, “The best 3 ways…”, and “The most effective methods for…” I’ve been told ad nauseum from ...

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Most Likely to be Yourself

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Does anyone remember their high school superlative categories??? I had an interesting conversation with colleagues during a recent impromptu post-work happy hour. The candid nature of our conversation made me not only grateful for having an opportunity to work with young, bright, driven, and refreshingly unique individuals but also brought up a topic I had long ...

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The Only New Year’s Resolutions I Needed

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It’s been a minute since I’ve written. A LOT has changed. I got a new job, packed up my life, and moved to New York City (Brooklyn to be exact). This was a giant leap for me and it was not one that came without a few meltdowns. I have family in the area, but I honestly don’t ...

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Stop Making Excuses

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Below are the three steps I took to stop making excuses because of my health issues... I will never forget the first time I realized my disease provided a benefit – a highly addictive one. “So what do you gain from having an autoimmune disease?” This question, posed by my then-therapist, stunned me. “Excuse me?” I asked, my ...

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Transitioning to a Toxin Free Home – Part 1

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This is the story of my slow & steady transition to a toxin free (ish) home... When I began exploring the alternative approach to healing from my autoimmune diseases, I was shocked by some of the information out there regarding the toxins we unknowingly expose ourselves to on a regular basis. I was somewhat aware of ...

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