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Spending Your Snow Day With Lorelei and Rory?

You’re missing the point of Gilmore Girls Awaiting the revival of “Gilmore Girls” last year proved stressful for most of the show’s fans. Now that “A Year in the Life” is over, critics are coming down hard on the famous mother-daughter duo. The debate focuses on two views — one, that Lorelai and Rory are […]

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That Time I Committed to a Better Life

“I hate my body.” “Nothing ever works out for me.” “What the point of even trying anymore?” These thoughts continue to infiltrate my thinking, even years after they began. Each day that passes, it seems as though a new negative thought prods its way through my brain, attempting to infiltrate my every mood and action. […]

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Dive in Deck: In Your Vulnerability Lies Your Strength

In a society where we are taught to be honest, but not too honest, caring, but not emotional, and strong, but not strongest, it’s difficult to understand what vulnerability is and how to use it successfully. And with such conflicting teachings, it’s no wonder why individuals have such a problem with expressing how they feel […]

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Dive in Deck: What it’s Like to Go With the Flow

At some point in life, bliss makes itself known to its owner. It comes with a momentous occasion that has a lasting impact on life, whether anticipated or not, and, when it happens, it leaves a mark that can only be explained as a beauty mark rather than a scar. Regardless of when or where […]

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Practicing Unconditional Love Takes Courage

There comes a moment in every person’s life at which he or she feels irreparably broken, lost, and scared. This moment stems from a broken promise to accept vulnerability, lost words that swore faithfulness, and forgotten moments that assured love. This moment is one of heartbreak. No one is immune to this moment, as the only way […]

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Life After Depression

When depression hits, life becomes overshadowed by a dark, looming storm cloud that seems to grow exponentially as the days linger on. Day after day, the cloud grows larger and more dangerous, creating a wake of emotional and mental torture for its victim until one day, it suddenly starts to dissipate. As it slowly dissolves […]

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Dive in Deck: Take a Deep Breath—How Does that Feel?

There are 24 hours in a day. 8 of those hours are spent working. 5 of those hours are spent taking care of errands and family. 3 of those hours are spent completing miscellaneous tasks. 2 of those hours are spent exercising. 1 hour is spent commuting. And that leaves 5 hours for sleeping, give […]

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Donating Blood Changes The World

It’s World Blood Donor Day.  The Theme of the day this year is “Blood Connects Us All.”  Given the events of the weekend, it seems like a pretty good time to remember that.  On behalf of the victims in Orlando and those in need of transfusions everywhere, we ask you to consider becoming a blood donor. […]

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The Role of Humanity in the Universe

At Connect To Confidence in NYC last month, we were fortunate to become acquainted with Dive in Deck.  Dive in Deck features cards that are designed to “ignite and inspire deeper conversation.”  We love this approach to elevating the dialogue and creating a way for us to interact with one another that is empowering, inspiring […]

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5 Lessons Learned in a Runner’s World

When many people think of running, or any type of cardio for that matter, their minds immediately go to the sweat and the exhaustion that comes along with it. But what many people fail to realize is that running is more than just a weight loss tool or form of exercise. Running is way of […]

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Moments Leave, but Photos are Forever

There is no better way to appreciate life than to live in the moment. Far too often, people are so engrossed in their social media apps on their phones or worrying about what they have to do at work or school, that they fail to see the beauty that surrounds them every day. Of course, […]

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500 Word Rant: Why I Won’t #BoycottTarget

The ongoing debate about whether it’s OK for Target to allow people to use restrooms and fitting rooms depending on their respective gender identities has gone too far. While it is inevitable that people will have differing opinions about LGBT+ rights, placing such high emphasis on this matter in the media is proof that many […]