When Doing Less Is More

May 9, 2012

“Let’s talk about why you haven’t been coming to the gym.” This week I met with my new personal trainer. My first personal trainer was fired (not my fault), and my second trainer was kind of a drill sergeant who I stopped seeing when I got overwhelmed with work. My new trainer convinced me to…

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I Know Your Secret and I’m Going to Tell Everyone: How to be Your True Self

May 8, 2012

I bet you’re wishing you hadn’t stumbled upon my blog, but it’s too late to save yourself. No, no—don’t try to bribe me. I’ve made up my mind, and I’m going to tell everyone your deep, dark secret. It’s better this way. You can’t hide forever. It was only a matter of time before everyone…

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The Gift of Fear

May 7, 2012

Last week I was away on a business trip (again), and I have another one in 2 weeks. Good thing I know how to travel in style. Anyhoo, my work friend C and I were walking back to my hotel after a fancy schmancy company dinner. We stopped near the front entrance that happened to…

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I Believe in Abstinence (But Not How You Think)

April 30, 2012

Sorry, folks! This isn’t a sex post. 🙂 One of my favorite books is The Happiness Project, and I’m sure many of you have read it too.   Author Gretchen Rubin says that when it comes to life’s indulgences, people tend to be either moderators or abstainers. Here are the definitions from her blog: You’re…

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Fiftyfifty.me Challenge: April Recap

April 29, 2012

I’ve completed Month 4 of the Fiftyfifty.me challenge! The goal is to read 50 books and watch 50 movies in 2012. Here’s a recap of my April progress. Books The EveryGirl’s Guide to Life Women Food and God Naturally Thin Movies Wonder Woman The Wizard of Oz The Shift The Hunger Games All Star Superman…

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