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seek advice

Let’s talk about advice. Reaching out for perspective. Assessing others’ viewpoints. Accepting what other people have to say. Sometimes we need advice about what color comforter to buy. Sometimes we need advice on what college to choose. Sometimes we need advice on how to get over a disagreement with a…

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break your routine!

I got a new book from Von Maur this weekend (have you looked at their gift section? if not … go now. it’s amazing. I promise.). My mom originally got me a coffee table book (these are one of my favorite things) for my birthday a couple of weeks ago;…

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look around. beautiful, right?

I invite you to take a minute to look around this week – find the beauty in your surroundings. It’s so easy to take our environments for granted. We get used to them, ya know? We get used to the trees. And the flowers. Or the mountains. The ocean. The…

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“I Am Enough!”

I’m stealing this from Brene Brown … and passing it on to you. This week, I encourage you to make your personal mantra “I Am Enough!” Any time, and every time (every single time) that you doubt yourself for any reason whatsoever, repeat to yourself “I Am Enough!” Remember to…

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book rec –> Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

A few months ago, a dear friend of mine chose Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly for our book club to read. Mind you, I am not an avid reader. *(This amazing friend of mine also invited me to join her book club last summer – which I did in order to…

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random acts of kindness week!

Happy Valentine’s Week. <3 Spread your love this week … don’t forget … every single day! I also suggest wearing valentine’s outfits … hearts, pink, purple, red … anything to spread the joy. Take a treat to work, too. Everyone likes treats. Especially when they’re festive! Along with it being…

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the month of love <3

Hello, February. (:  This is my second favorite month of the entire year – following July, of course. Because who doesn’t love sun, lake time, and fireworks? I love February, most simply because I love love. I really do. And I firmly believe that if you do not love what…

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celebrate a fabulous someone

call someone today who you have been missing. tell them that you love them. laugh about the old times. and make plans for some new adventures. don’t get to it next week or put it off until tomorrow after work. do it right now. in this moment. this is your…

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it takes courage.

Cheers to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (: Today is a wonderful day to talk about things that take courage. And to be grateful. Take a minute (or ten), and reflect upon the things in your life that you have accomplished that have taken courage. Better yet, discuss these things…

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promote someone near & dear to your heart

Happy ice day Monday (if you’re in the midwest). And if you’re somewhere hot and sunny … cheers to you [jealous!]. I wanna talk a little bit about support and promotion of others and their passions. We talk a lot about how to improve within ourselves. Things we can do,…

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