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My 21-Day Cleanse Experience: Days 8, 9 and beyond!

I’m Done! 21 days is ridiculous. This is a lifestyle, right? A few years ago I spoke with Ellen Lovelace, a nutritionist with A Balanced Table because no matter what I ate and how much I exercised, I couldn’t get the scale to budge. It was quite disheartening. As part of my work with her, […]

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My 21-Day Cleanse Journey, Cleanse Eve

I’m hungry. I ate dinner; Mongolian BBQ that was my leftover lunch so it was very healthy and fresh, and I’m still hungry and the cleanse hasn’t even started officially. It is the anticipation of the coming 21 days, actually it’s the first day that’s got my nerves jangled. To some it may seem obvious […]

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What Your Intuition and Obi-Wan Kenobi Have in Common

Remember in the first Star Wars movie when Obi-Wan Kenobi tells Luke to pull down the visor on his helmet and use his lightsaber to defend against the drone without the benefit of his sense of vision? This is Luke’s first exercise with the Force (his intuition). Intuition is a survival instinct and a trusted […]

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6 Doable Steps to Break Free From FEAR!

When I was young, I was fond of saying “I’ll try almost anything once.” That’s a pretty bold and courageous statement, and it was usually true. I’ve got a very long list of things I’ve tried, and of course, some of them weren’t always the smartest choices. What these experiences taught me though was what […]

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Why You Need More FUN and How to Get it!

I imagine almost everyone who has to make a living of some kind needs to have more fun in their life. As a culture, we seem to want to deny this fundamental human element in favor of being “more productive.” The ironic part of that mindset is that the more fun we have, the happier […]

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Why Needing External Validation Can Be Harmful

When I was growing up, I often felt like I needed to hear confirmation that the decisions I was making or not making, were correct, so I sought out external acknowledgment and validation from others. As I grew more confident in my judgment, I relied less on that external validation and more on my own […]

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