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7 Ways To Underwhelm Your Overwhelm

7 Ways To Underwhelm Your Overwhelm

Do you have a favorite negative emotion? Okay, so it’s not like you actually like to feel it. But it’s your go-to. It’s the one you indulge in most often.  Mine is OVERWHELM. Hands down! As a mom with five kids, I probably indulge in overwhelm at least once a week. Honestly, I really don’t like feeling overwhelmed. I just haven’t mastered the tools to avoid it quite yet. But I’ve been learning. And trying. And getting better at it….

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Beauty: It’s Not a Contest, Is It?

Beauty: It’s Not a Contest, Is It?

Several years ago, when my oldest daughter was about five, I had been busy working in the garden and then realized that I needed something from the store. She and I hopped into the van and headed out. Before we got to the end of our lane, she asked me, “Mom, are you going to wear that to the store??” I was still in my gardening clothes–work boots, holes in my jeans and some dirt on my shirt. This isn’t…

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You Define Healthy

You Define Healthy

Healthy isn’t a size. Healthy isn’t a shape. It isn’t a gym membership, a workout plan, or a specific diet. It’s not vegan, keto, marathons, Zumba, or the 15-minute booty buster you just saw on Pinterest. Healthy is a lifestyle. And YOU get to discover how to live it. For me, being healthy has looked different at different times in my life.  At times, it has been pushing the stroller for a run with baby in tow. It has been…

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