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Be the Light in Someone’s Life

Be the Light in Someone’s Life

Kindness is one of those things that we forget too often. When we’re angry or frustrated, or just don’t understand someone else’s life or viewpoint, we forget to stop and put ourselves in their shoes. This can lead to misunderstandings and miscommunication that impacts both parties well beyond that difficult interaction. This year, I’m committed … Continued

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Meditate for Mindfulness

Meditate for Mindfulness

You may have seen my post about my youngest, Molly, trying out meditation. It’s funny that, at not quite 8 years old, Molly knew that meditation would allow her to have the peace of mind to work through the thoughts and frustrations she was having. As adults, we can learn something from this. Meditation is … Continued

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How We Defied the Marriage Statistics

How We Defied the Marriage Statistics

Though statistics show that U.S. divorce rates are actually dropping, divorce is still very common. According to The New York Times, those married in the 1980s had about a 47% chance of divorcing, while those married in the 1990s (like Jeff and me) have about a 35% chance of divorce. These statistics still aren’t very … Continued

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Don’t Worry About Belly Jelly

Don’t Worry About Belly Jelly

I recently posted an inspiring meme on my Facebook page, called Belly Jelly. If you watch, you’ll see that the purpose isn’t to poke fun at imperfections or to spotlight how we look. The video, to me, tells the story of loving yourself where you are, even if you’re on a journey to change. It’s … Continued

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How Judgments Hold Us Back

How Judgments Hold Us Back

It’s really easy to want to stay comfortable, to not challenge yourself and refrain from doing things that are scary. Often, we don’t see a vision for ourselves and we keep on doing what we’ve always done. But that prevents us from growing. Most successful people have confidence—in themselves and in the products and services … Continued

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Multi-Level Can Be Great, When It’s Multi-Level Helping

Multi-Level Can Be Great, When It’s Multi-Level Helping

Yes, it is true. Beachbody is technically a Multi-Level Marketing(MLM) company. MLMs in general get a bad rap because many new representatives get excited and run to friends and family to sell their products. Even if those products aren’t a good fit for those people (we’ve all been there). But the really big problem is … Continued