Looking Ahead With Lauren: Moving On

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Change is always an exciting and scary thing. One second you may be feeling excited, happy and anxious for the change and the next you panic. My upcoming change is that I will be moving out of my parent’s house into an apartment nearby with a friend. While I briefly lived in an apartment away […]

Habit Mastery: Creating the New Normal

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Changing habits, at its core, is simply a process of changing what’s normal for you. This is something I’ve done myself a gajillion times over the last 7-8 years: not smoking became my new normal (lots of pain for a month or so) running became normal eating vegetarian became normal later eating vegan became normal […]

Getting Your Family On Board with Life Changes

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‘Men learn while they teach.’ ~Seneca the Younger It is a curious phenomena that when we try to change our habits — simplify our clutter, eat healthier, start exercising — the other people in our life don’t instantly want to be changed in the same way. It’s as if they had their own minds! Horrible […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: On Change

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I will start off with one of my favorite quotes of all time from the show “Everwood”. Does anyone remember that show? I used to be obsessed with it! It is a bit long, but great to think about… “The more things change, the more they stay the same. I’m not sure who the first […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Pondering The Future

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Looking ahead. The future. Moving forward. This column is calling Looking Ahead with Lauren because it can be anything I want it to be, just like the future. The future is a strange place. It is a place that doesn’t exist yet. Every minute our future becomes our present based on the decisions we make […]

Sneak Peak Of The New Facebook

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Yeah you heard it right, Facebook is changing again. No, its not only the new Timeline on the side or the way pictures are larger or the changes to the Newsfeed. Facebook will look totally and completely different on October 3, 2011. Before you start complaining, let me take you through the new changes to […]