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Posts made in July, 2012

25 Ways to Be Beautiful Today

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 in Love + Relationship | 0 comments

Growing up, I never thought I was beautiful (or talented, or smart, or useful, but those are other stories). My mother — she was beautiful. At least, according to my dad. Maybe it was because I read a lot of fairy tales filled with competing princesses and queens but I grew up believing there was only room in my house for one beautiful woman. And that crown was claimed. I wanted to be beautiful. No one called me beautiful. If they did, I didn’t believe it. I already knew it wasn’t...

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How to be a woman

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Love + Relationship | 0 comments

I have some serious girl crushes. This morning I sat in the butter-yellow leather chair downstairs with my feet in a tub of hot water and read Penelope Trunk. I have sort of a love-hate relationship with Penelope Trunk (something she said once pissed me off), but today it is all love because this morning, with my feet in hot water, I recognized myself in her writing. And, for the first time, seeing and knowing myself felt good. At the beginning of the month I felt stuck and frustrated in...

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How to Get Through Changing Times

Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 in Goddesslicious | 2 comments

Sometimes things seem to just come at you. All at once. And then you’re buried by an avalanche of overwhelm, just hoping to carve out a tiny breathing space because you’ve forgotten what “normal” is like. Ever feel like that? If you do, you’re not alone. We live in a changing world. Some people say that the speed of change has increased. But if you are feeling uneasy or challenged by changes taking place within you and around you, there is help. Next time you feel...

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10 Ways to Un-stress in Under Ten Minutes

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 in Goddesslicious | 2 comments

De-stress FAST. Quick:  ten things you can do right now — in ten minutes or less — to feel more alive, more awake, and more space to feel You again. 1. Take a bath. While a twenty-minute bath is awesome,  just ten minutes of scented  hot-water bliss can turn a day from ARGH to AHH. Make it  really hot. Essential oils? Yes, please. Detox? Add a cup of sea salt. 2. Give your hands a break. Many of us carry tension in our hands. Mine used feel like claws some days. Take a break and...

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What to do when you’re freaking out and scared

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in Goddesslicious | 12 comments

Okay, you’re scared. It’s time to talk about scared. Fine. I am one to talk. I spent the better part of an hour today freaking out inside and feeling super scared about something that is going on right now in my life. A big something with a capital B-big. After an hour of feeling scared, I thought that was enough. So I decided to do something about it. And I am going to tell you what I did to talk myself through my scaredyness and freaking out-y-ness, because I know that sometimes...

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