B-More Peaceful

I’m not from Baltimore & I don’t live in Baltimore, but I live close enough and have spent enough time there that the destruction and terror in the city is truly and completely heartbreaking. Today, I’ve gawked at Facebook, watched CNN, read articles…none of it makes any of the madness any more logical, but it certainly […]

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Affording Fitness

As someone who has been working on being a more active and physically fit person for about a year now, I can tell you with 100% certainty that fitness costs a lot of money. It also costs a lot of time. One of the most common excuses people use to convince themselves not to strive […]

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Career Choices

Some of you may know that I have a degree in Secondary English Education. I’m a licensed middle school and high school English teacher in the state of Kansas; I graduated first in my class from one of the top teaching schools in the nation, and yet I spend my days working a part time job […]

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Down to the Nitty Gritty

So The Art of Balance brought up my struggle to find balance in my life, which I don’t often discuss. It’s much easier for me (and a lot of other people, I’m assuming) to discuss my physical transformations and health than it is to open up and delve into the issues we face regarding mental health […]

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The Art of Balance

Yoga is one of my favorite workouts of the week. The gymnast in me loves the stretching, and the OCD nut job in me knows I need the breathe in, breathe out, let it go, be one with the universe mentality that yoga requires. I do my yoga DVD in the dark and it’s magical. Yoga, of […]

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