2014: Year in Running

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Every year, my friend Amanda invites us to reflect back on our year of running. I have to admit. I’ve been excited about writing this post for a long time. Unexpectedly, this has been a pretty great year of running for me. The plan for the year was to run one half marathon – the […]

How to Drive Blog Traffic with Pinterest {and a Pinning Perfect Review}

Do you have a Pinterest Strategy? Learn how to drive traffic to your blog with Pinterest and get access to a great resource for rethinking your social media strategy.

Pinterest. There’s a lot of talk about how Pinterest is such an important social media channel, especially for bloggers and other creators of content, because it drives a ton of traffic to different websites. While I’ve heard this over and over again, I never really paid much attention to Pinterest. When I signed up for […]

Is Crying the New Fitness Trend?

Exercise and stress relief are two terms that often go hand-in-hand. But is crying during your workout the new fitness trend? Find out one reason why this may not be the best idea.

We’ve all heard some iteration of the expression “Exercise is Therapy.” And it is, right? There’s nothing quite like a good, hard sweat session where you feel like you worked out more than just your body, where you’ve dumped some emotional baggage, exorcised some demons, and come through the other side, possibly a little lighter and […]

Slow the Rhythm of Rush

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  Lately, most of the conversations that I have always come back to the same topic, in one form or another. How to slow down and stop the hustle of life. We’re constantly playing this game of catch-up – with work, our families, our friends. As soon as you check one thing off your to-do […]

Progress and Ruts

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Happy Fall! Are you excited for the cooler weather and change of season or are you longing for summer? I have to admit that I kind of love fall weather. As we come towards the end of September, Melissa reminded me that it’s time for another quarterly check-in on our goals for the year. As you […]

How to Stay Creative

How to Stay Creative

  As a writer and a blogger, one of the things I struggle with is how to stay creative and generate ideas. Just ask my husband about how I wander the house declaring “I have nothing to say!” I get anxious when I am stuck – staring at a blank page, begging for brilliant ideas to […]