Category Archives: Motivation

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Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

My mom Annabelle, who is now 82 years old, was an only child who lost both of her parents at a fairly young age. She showed me what it takes to be tough, smart, kind, and to never give up. However, the biggest thing she probably taught me is that your vibe attracts your tribe.… Read More


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The Vintage Spatula

When traveling and I tell people that I’m searching for the perfect vintage spatula, they look at me a little funny. It’s a great topic. You’re only as good as your bow and arrow, right? That’s why I like a classic cast iron skillet (or wok) and a spatula that can stand the test of… Read More


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Work Hard For Good Reason

The natural world has so many advantages from inspiration to health benefits. The best gift I’ve received from exploring the majesty of this impressive world we live in and its royal beauty is how it opened up my heart to writing poetry, and to my inner artist. I write in bits and short bursts—sort of… Read More


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One Month Pump

I’m PUMPED and love a good monthly challenge! If you could do anything for 30 days straight, what would it be? I would hike right through the month, every single day, not skipping a single one. I’d also get great sleep and eat clean—without interruption. Although I pose this as a monthly challenge, I realize… Read More



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The Importance of Being Relentless

If you Google “relentless”, you don’t exactly find the best definition: re·lent·less adjective 1. oppressively constant; incessant. 2. harsh or inflexible.   But I’ve always thought of relentless as tenacious, persevering, determined. It’s what you have to be when you’re diagnosed to be gluten free. The importance of being relentless and an untiring attention to… Read More


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Buddy System

We all have that favorite t-shirt that we love or pair of jeans that fit just right (Levis 501’s from H.S. anyone?) They’re like an old buddy. You can count on them. It’s pure comfort! I have this white summer dress with small nautical flags on it that looks best when I’m swimming a lot… Read More


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Effortless Efficiency

Friday was a day when I just went with the flow and worked and played simultaneously. I love these kind of days where you walk and walk—all the while getting a great workout—but at the same time make lists in your mind, plan your next week, reassess your goals and prioritize what’s important to you… Read More


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Stairsteps

We are on the move to get better everyday, taking one step at time to reach our destination. But the truth is we never know exactly where we’ll end up. We stay polished. We get educated. We study for—and receive—certifications. We pass tests, show up, and hold doors. We pay attention. We listen. A new… Read More


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Hustling

15 years ago—when I was a young mom hustling to raise strong, independent boys, helping my husband build his career, and just kickin’ butt every dang delightful day—if you would’ve asked me if l would be writing a weekly lifestyle blog that promotes healthy food, healthy lifestyle, mindfulness and minimalism, the answer would’ve been HECK… Read More