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Valuing Our Connections Unconditionally

An acquaintance shared this image on Facebook, and I had to be the downer and make a somewhat negative comment.

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What is -and isn’t- Hedonisic

I like how I look with a tan, and I love the feel of the sun beating into my skin. I know, I know, I know it’s bad for me. But I have no family history of skin cancer, and I’m … Continue reading

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Melt

I posted yesterday about how I’m intrigued by the literal versus metaphorical meanings of some words. “Melt,” is such an example. It also happens to be one of my favorite songs for yoga. 

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Insights on Vulnerability and Empathy from Expert Brené Brown

I was recently intrigued by the below TED talk. Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a … Continue reading

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Listening to CDs, Being a Hippy – Thoughts on Love Again

DH and I recently cancelled our subscription to Sirius XM satellite radio. We enjoyed it, but it was a luxury we just didn’t need to spend money on anymore. We subscribe to Google Play music – one flat fee for … Continue reading

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What Women Want on Twitter + Intimate Compliments

I don’t tweet often, but I really have to be established on Twitter for my primary (non-fitness) career. (Yes, I have to. If you work in tech marketing, you’d better tweet.) I opened up Twitter a few days ago and … Continue reading

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Upward Spiral: The Amplification of Joy

We often think of empathy with regards to sadness, providing a sympathetic ear to someone in pain. But it refers to understanding and sharing the feelings of others, both positive and negative. I’m fond of the phrase, “A friend doubles … Continue reading

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