Wearing Makeup With Dry Skin

I love a full face of makeup from time to time. There’s just one problem. My skin. It’s so dry that applying a full face of makeup usually means dealing with dragon scales later on. And while I do feel pretty cool molting like a snake, it’s also super gross. Do you have dry skin? […]

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Sunday Pep Talk |Pick Up The Slack When You Can

Happy Sunday! How are you doing? I hope your week has gone well. Mine has been so very busy. I forget what it feels like to have a day off, but I’m also thankful for being busy, because I am spending time with friends and family. One of my keywords for 2019 was balance, so […]

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When Are You Finished With Therapy?

In January 2018, I had just been dumped (seven days after New Years), I was working a job I hated, I was still living at home, and I was so depressed that the only options I saw for my future were to start therapy or suffer a nervous breakdown. I could feel the breakdown looming […]

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Wrist Exercises For Carpal Tunnel & Tendonitis

I work part time as a librarian. Before that I, like many of you, had some preconceived notion that librarians had relatively easy jobs. You shelved books, gave people library cards, and wore cardigans like they were going out of style. Well, all of these things are true, but I didn’t realize just how much […]

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Words of Wisdom | Follow Those That Shine

“Follow those that shine and you will be led to the light.” – A client’s husband; two hours after getting out of a surgery that successfully removed all existing traces of cancer from his body.  

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Things Become Okay

  Things become okay. And by okay, I mean you will eventually reach a point where you can function on a normal human level, keep up with your work, and enjoy the weekends like any self respecting person. Things might not be okay right now. I get it. I’ve been there. Things might not be […]

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There’s More To Life Than Being Beautiful

I am often reminded of a quote from a muay thai fighter from the Philippines. To paraphrase, she said something along the lines of: “American women look good, but they can’t fight” This is a quote that has stayed with me through my life as something profound. How does the rest of the world view […]

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