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3 Things I Know About Making Peace with Your Past
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3 Things I Know About Making Peace with Your Past

I’ve spent years holding onto narratives about myself—the things I’ve done, the person I’ve been, and the people who I’ve shared my life with. I’ve obsessed about how things have unfolded. There are nights where I can’t stop thinking about every little interaction from the day prior. Entire industries can implode. Two of them I...

Why Decorating Your Home Is Good for Your Mental Health
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Why Decorating Your Home Is Good for Your Mental Health

When I can’t control my worries with meditation or a good SSRI (praise be), I will indulge in a night of rage cleaning—wherein I feverishly tidy every corner of my home hoping to uncover some sort of calm and peace. Sometimes I feel better. Sometimes I feel worse. It’s almost always a sign I’m not...

How to Clean Your Emotional House
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How to Clean Your Emotional House

BURN! BURN! BURN! FEEL THE FIRE INSIDE OF YOU! DO YOU FEEL IT? It was a Tuesday. And I was crying in yoga again. Shaking and sweating in extended side angle pose. My hands were pressed against each other and close to my heart. My eyes were closed and they trembled with determination. I was...

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3 Summer Smoothies to Keep You Healthy, Full, and Focused

I should know, as there is not a day that passes in these sticky summer months where I don’t have the blender running. While I might just be on my way to having a smoothie addiction—OK, I confess, I’m already addicted!—the great part about all this practice is I have nailed down quite a few...

It’s More Than Throwing Away an Old Pair of Jeans
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It’s More Than Throwing Away an Old Pair of Jeans

I like to think I was Marie Kondo before Mario Kondo was Marie Kondo, but lucky for her she wrote that damn book first, so good for her. But! Thanks in part to Marie, minimalism has become the lifestyle du jour, streamlining our closets and junk drawers and knick knacks in an effort to keep...