Why Your Bad Dreams Are Good For You

Yes, I had nightmares—children do. After all, it takes some time to get used to being alive. And how else, except in the clarity of dreams, are you supposed to see the world all around you that’s hidden by the light of day? —Deborah Eisenberg Exactly eight days until I officially move out of my […]

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The Best Online Workouts To Keep You Sane

There is a holiness to exhaustion –Carrie Fountain A few months ago I was talking to a friend about our high school days. Remember when we used to go to school at like seven in the morning, sit through seven hours of classes, then two hours of hockey practice, go home, complete our homework, then […]

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It’s Not The Gym: Find Your Right Resolution For 2019

To make something good of the future, you have to look the present in the face. – Simone de Beauvoir What was your resolution last year? Can you even remember? If you can, do you remember why you didn’t fulfill it? Why it didn’t stick? Unconsciously, you know, but maybe don’t want to admit the […]

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Temptations To Avoid in 2019

Along with setting your one resolution, think about setting an avoidance. Some temptation or bad habit that you’ll conciously work on eradicating. Simone Weil was a French philosopher, mystic, and political activist. Albert Camus described her as “the only great spirit of our times”. She studied at the École Normale Supérieure – a French grande […]

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Katharine Hepburn explains the meaning of ‘living well’

The American Film Institute lists Katharine Hepburn as the greatest screen legend to ever live (Bette Davis is number two and Audrey Hepburn is three). For those who haven’t seen her films, there’s a plethora to choose from. Outside of her films, however, Ms. Hepburn is known for the way she lived. Refusing to get […]

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How To Work Out If You Hate Working Out

I HATE WORKING OUT. I hate it. The problem is, even if I can get myself to go one time, the pain of that one time is so strong that it keeps me from going back for another two months. But it doesn’t have to be like that, and the sooner I find a way […]

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New November: Ac(count)ability Chart

I don’t know about you, but the last few weeks (make that months) have been feeling… out of control. The way I’m eating, thinking, acting. I’m out of sync with myself and the woman I want to be. I’m drinking more than normal. I’m plagued by feelings of apathy and self hate. I find it […]

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The Book of Moods
How I Turned My Worst Emotions Into My Best Life

"A funny, moving memoir filled with so many a-ha moments that I had a hard time putting it down."
 ― Laurie Santos, Professor of Psychology at Yale University and Host of The Happiness Lab podcast

"Hilariously witty, unflinchingly honest, and brimming with hope."
 ― Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics