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Humans evolve with their surroundings. Whether you realize it or not, you’re not just a product of your environment, but an imitation of it. When it’s cold and dark you become more secluded and drawn in. When it’s warm and breezy, you become hopeful and light. You see possibilities again, feel the winds of change in the air as if they’re meant to for you – and they are. The winter made us tired and worn out. These last few weeks have been especially draining and today should be one of celebration because it's the spring equinox. First, let’s talk about why spring equinox, also known as Ostara, is important. In it’s most basic understanding, it’s one of two days of the year when the sun can be seen directly above the Earth’s equator. It is the time w...

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The Ego, however, is not who you really are. The ego is your self-image; it is your social mask; it is the role you are playing. Your social mask thrives on approval. It wants control, and it is sustained by power, because it lives in fear. - Deepak Chopra We're all swayed by our ego. It's what is easily offended by passing remarks. It's what causes us to fight for our beliefs and our mistakes. It's what challenges authority and the actions of others. It's what keeps us up at night, wondering why we said or didn't say that thing. Those who work on their mindfulness understand that the ego has no place in the self. The ego must be let go in order to be at peace. The ego must not be fed. The first step to removing the ego from the self is the acknowle...

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Bobbi Brown is a professional makeup artist and the founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Along with creating her own line, Brown has written eight books about makeup and beauty along with the Contributing Beauty & Lifestyle Editor of Health magazine Before she was known as a household name, however, Bobbi Brown was just another student looking to make her mark on the world... Brown graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a degree in theatrical makeup. In 1980, she moved to New York City to work as a professional makeup artist. “You know, the old story is I didn’t know anyone, but I picked up a Yellow Pages, and looked up models and agencies, and eventually I figured out how to become a makeup artist in fashion.” From 1980 to 1991 she becam...

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