Category Archives: real life

International Women’s Day

Today is a day set aside to celebrate women. How awesome is that? I’ve always been more of a tomboy…I’d rather watch an action adventure flick than a chick flick. You can catch me on Sunday screaming my head off … Continue reading

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The apocalypse is here!

In Philly, every time there is a snow event, you’d think the apocalypse is on its way. Even though it snows every single year. Bread, eggs, milk and water fly off the shelves. Liquor stores are flooded with those who … Continue reading

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Rebooting

The trees are budding here in Philadelphia, and we’re expecting our second nor-easter in less than a week. What the heck is going on with the world? In some ways, I feel like the weather right now is reflective of … Continue reading

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You are a diamond

What comes to your mind when you think of the word “diamond?” Engagement? Marriage? Beauty? Shiny object? Opulence? Pockets of diamonds in the earth’s mantle are rare. It takes a specific set of circumstances for them to form. A diamond is … Continue reading

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Surrender

Yesterday was one of the most difficult days that I’ve had mentally in a long time. I woke up and I was just depleted of all of my energy. I felt empty and cracked and hopeless. I was standing in … Continue reading

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Walking through it

Let me set the scene for you. This weekend I headed to NYC on the Megabus for an unscripted weekend. I didn’t know how long I was staying, or what I was doing, so I packed for two nights. I … Continue reading

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Creativity

I’m listening to the book Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. If you haven’t read/listened to it, and you are a creative person, stop what you’re doing and seek this book out. I’ve always seen myself as creative. I am a … Continue reading

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Joy comes in the morning

Yesterday was a rough day. I felt off kilter from the moment I woke up. I had everything planned in my head, but everything was off by half a step…from my commute, to my working interview, to the rest of … Continue reading

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Love conquers all

When you love someone, love them where they are, at this very moment in time. Love should be unconditional, affection with no limits or conditions. Loving people teaches a lot about oneself. The people who are attracted to us in … Continue reading

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Self love and acceptance

You’re so fat. You’re ugly. Oh my goodness–look at you hair! You’re too stupid to learn that.  You can never achieve that goal. You are a failure. You shouldn’t even try. Would you say those things to your best friend? … Continue reading

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