Rest hard today to play hard tomorrow!

In a society that’s go, go, go all the time, it’s hard to prioritize rest, relaxation, and recovery. Summertime is often such a busy time of year, filled with patio dates, music shows, hikes, trips, and all the things. I was warned it’s especially frenzied in Portland. There’s an energy in the air once the…

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Be Bold For Change

Today we celebrate 108 years of International Women’s Day, during which we celebrate millennia of girlpower! I kind of love that this is the 108th year. 108 is a sacred number to many, including in many religions, yoga, and martial arts practices. I also feel the feminist energy is at (nearly)* an all-time high. *I…

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Live the life you LOVE…

Webster’s Dictionary defines “love” … Let’s just skip the cheesy crap, shall we. It’s Valentine’s, cheesy crap is expected. Have I been delivered red roses by my boyfriend on Valentine’s Day? Yes. Have I been given diamonds by my boyfriend? Yes. Have I been proposed to at a romantic restaurant on Valentine’s Day? Well, not…

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Girls will be girls… WE MARCH!

I’m not going to get political, I’m going to get empowered! At this point you’d have to be living under a rock to not notice the tension in the air right now. Since the election, all manner of emotions have been running high. No matter the side of the political spectrum you’re on, the tension…

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2016 actually was pretty great…

We’ve talked about 2017, why I’m excited, what I’m working toward, how I’m getting empowered for an awesome year! Even though I talked about how weird / unusual / scary 2016 kind of was, there were some really great moments and some really amazing things that happened! Let’s revisit, shall we? I kicked off the New…

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#IAmEmpowered for 2017

This time of year is one of my favorites! Yes, I absolutely love the holidays. The twinkle lights, the fluffy snow, the smell of pine, crisply-wrapped packages with shiny bows, a great excuse to have champagne way more than normal… I also love the idea of an upcoming fresh start. [I’m going to avoid using…

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