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Gluten-Free March | Dairy-Free April

Gluten-Free March | Dairy-Free April

I gave up gluten during the month of March (with a few exceptions). Here are my general reactions from doing this very-specific elimination diet: It was easier than I thought. Initial Reactions I have to immediately caveat that with the acknowledgment that I *chose* to […]

Elimination Diets | A Challenge

Elimination Diets | A Challenge

I sort of accidentally cut out gluten this week. Well, sort of. Maybe. I have been toying with the idea of doing a Whole30 thing for years. I’ve long been curious about food sensitivities I may have, and I have heard many success stories from […]

2018 Goals – Update

2018 Goals – Update

At the beginning of January, I outlined some of my longer-term goals for 2018. These goals centered around financial health, new experiences, and building a new business. While I believe in long-term goals and visions, I also believe in the importance of breaking these big […]

New Year’s Resolutions – 2018

New Year’s Resolutions – 2018

“It is our choices, Harry, that show us who we truly are, far more than our abilities.” ~ Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets “True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life […]

Crowd It Out — A Manifesto

Crowd It Out — A Manifesto

On a recent flight, I decided to try utilizing some of the tools I’ve developed over this past year. I started all sorts of new self-care practices: working out, eating better, deep breathing, meditation, reframing certain limiting beliefs I’d held. Typically when I fly, I […]