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    How to Disempower Your Emotional Eating Behaviors

    The Keto diet is a popular eating lifestyle that I am currently experimenting with. I partnered with a friend to stay accountable for my transition into a lower (processed) carbohydrate lifestyle. We officially “launched” our efforts together two weeks ago. Things were going relatively smoothly with the expected small bumps along the way. However, yesterday’s small bump turned into a major pot hole that left me feeling like an emotional, powerless, deflated flat tire. Here’s what ended up happening the…

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    Why Are You Working Yourself To The Bone?

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    The past 3 weeks have been intense for me. My fiancé was out of the country for work so I had more than enough personal time to choose how I wanted to fill it. How did I fill it exactly? Give me one sec. Let me just go grab my stack of To-Do lists from my Pull It Together Planner …Oy. If these past 3 weeks have taught me anything about how I’m approaching a life well-balanced, I have learned 1)…

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    How to Reprioritize Your Life and Prevent Indecisiveness

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    Author: Matt Hutchison   THE PLAN The original plan for this essay was to write about a three-week sprint to some goals I had set. My logic behind the idea was in providing a sound strategy for goal setting and monitoring the progress of those goals. Three weeks felt perfect. It’s short enough to create some urgency and long enough to make some real progress towards whatever intention is deemed important. This was the plan but, as often happens with…

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    Living The Life You Choose To Live

    living the life you choose to live

    In sharing a stressful story with my fiancé one day, he said something to me that was so simple and dead on, it lurched me quiet. I was all sorts of stressed out and worked up in the heat of my story-telling. You know how those narrations can go: you’re in the driver’s seat of a sports car, emotions blaring with the volume cranked way up, words swerving around each other left and right, and the act of listening…well, crank…

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