Posts tagged life
New Year, Stronger You

Don't get me wrong, I love a New Year's resolution. I'm all about setting goals and using them as motivation to do something amazing with my life. But there is one New Year's resolution people tend to make that makes me a little sad. It's wanting to lose weight. So I ask you...

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10 Things I Learned About Life Thanks To Running

Running has taught me a lot about myself over these past two and a half years and I didn't anticipate any of it! It’s has shaped who I am today and oddly, it's influenced so much of my life that has nothing to do with running. Here are some of the things running has taught me that I never anticipated --

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When Your Friend Passes Away A Day Before His Wedding

Mortality is a very complicated beast. It's so easy to get lost in day to day life, to get caught up trying to make ends meet. That quest to make our lives mean something is overwhelming. I want to introduce you my brilliant friend and co-worker Tian He because he has written something so important, honest and vulnerable that I had to share it with all of you.

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Grief, Loss and Getting Through Anniversaries

No one knows what to do when someone suddenly dies. It took a long time for my anger to turn into gratitude, but with a lot of work and a lot of time, I was eventually able to believe that I was so lucky to have him as long as I did. I've learned a lot about myself from my brother's passing and it's because I lost him that I am the way I am today. Here are 10 things I learned from my brother’s passing that I wanted to share with you all.

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Running The Coping Mechanism

When life gives you lemons and then squeezes those lemons into your eyes while simultaneously pulling the rug out from under you, it's hard to figure out how you're going to make it through the day. Running is always billed as a way to stay healthy or as a way to get in shape but I think running's mental benefits far outweigh the physical ones. Here are 9 times I'm grateful I found running:

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8 Rules We All Need To Live Our Lives By

I need to talk about something that I myself do on a daily basis and I'm sick of it. I'm sick of watching my friends feel lost and hopeless and ignore their capabilities! I'm sick of seeing everyone around me stand in their own way. I'M SICK OF STANDING IN MY OWN WAY! Why do we shut down or self destruct when we can't be perfect or do all of the things? Enough is enough! Here are 8 rules we all need to live by:

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Live for Today

Today would have been my brother Scott's 22nd birthday. It's been almost 6 years since he's passed and every year I wait for this day to get get easier. In honor of his birthday I need you to do something for me...

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Practice Authenticity, Truth, and Compassion

I’m exhausted. I feel like I’ve had the rug pulled out from under me. This week has been tough. It started on the highest of highs and ended on a heartbreaking low. So much happened in such a small amount of time. The crazy thing is that everything had to do with each other. This week was one huge lesson in living...

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