10 Quotes To Give Your Life Meaning, Clarity & A Dose Of Magic

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During childhood, my mom took me to the library or bookstore every single week. As I read, I always saw symbolism and deeper meaning in the text, even in childish fairytales. I always pretended words were actually magic fairy dust being sprinkled to add love, laughter, wisdom, fun or purpose to my life. Even as […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Rock That Confidence

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How do you feel about yourself today? Eh? Do you consider yourself confident or struggling to get there? Confidence is tricky. Not enough and you can get stuck in a rut in all aspects of your life. Too much and you’re considered a cocky jerk. Yet, we all need confidence to score that job, find […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Take Chances

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This is currently my favorite quote. I don’t know who said it, but I’m trying to live my life based on what they said. As I’m growing up and learning and changing, I’m trying to take more chances and be the best person I can be. I think back to my childhood and my middle […]

Have a Transformation to Your Relationship to Work!

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“It seems the harder I work, the more luck I have.” -Thomas Jefferson Our body operates like a machine, utilizing laws of physics and a systematic lever system to make movements. We are made up of structural bones, muscles that move bone, ligaments that connect bone to bone, and tendons that connect muscle to bone. […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Stop Your Worrying Mind

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“If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.” — Unknown I envy those people who seem to breeze through life without a worry or care in the world. Most of these people must be faking it right? I’ve always been a worrier, even when I […]

The Power of Vulnerability: 10 Life Lessons

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Up until the last few years, I had rejected the idea of allowing myself to be vulnerable, if even on a subconscious and cellular level. From a young age, I had managed to push down any vulnerability or sensitivity I had in me for my own psychic survival. Looking back I realize that I suffered […]

Shine Your Light

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Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. -Rumi What I hear women saying: If only I were prettier. I wish I were smarter. If only “they” liked me. No one wants me. I am fat. I goofed […]

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 […]

Ode To Coffee

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I enjoyed Dr. John Douillard, DC’s recent article “Coffee! The Good, the Bad, and the Ayurvedic Perspective.” Though the article was well-researched, and definitely serious business, the good doctor left the spiritual benefits of coffee drinking out of his otherwise comprehensive piece, and I’m here to pick up the slack, people. Call me a dreamer, […]

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

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What will be your story now today its something far inside hurts your body close your eyes and i’ll bring you back to here you are my own sinking ship Cause everyday the current shifts – Good Ole War, My Sinking Ship Sometimes I can’t find the words to describe my inner rants when I […]