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An inside look, behind the scenes and under the covers.

After the Seattle Seahawks dragged Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos all over New Jersey during Super Bowl XLVIII, Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson, spoke about the spirit and determination instilled in him by his father as a contributing factor in his glorious Super Bowl win. According to Wilson, whenever he was faced with a difficult challenge or seemingly insurmountable odds, his father taught him to think ‘why not me?’ Wilson said that this is how he approached the season: somebody has to win so ‘why not me’ and for his team, ‘why not us.’ The phrase struck me (and millions of others) immediately.…
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My Year of Mindful Living

Happy New Year!

 

I recently discovered that a lot of bloggers have written about one word that will have the most meaning for them in 2014. At first I thought, ‘One word? There’s no way that one word can do all the things I need a mystical, magical word to do.’ Then I realized there is: mindful. Being mindful takes care of a whole slew of woes and worries.…
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That’s a Wrap: Looking Back on 2013

I am suddenly overcome with the urge to rock out to Another One Bites Dust. 2013 was one hell of a challenging year, to say the absolute least. And on this final day, I can’t help but feel like I’ve been through the wringer several times over. I am glad to say that I’ve made it through to the other side but I’m tired y’all.…
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What I Learned While Meditating With Deepak

Oprah and Deepak have introduced another 21-Day Meditation Challenge and this time the focus is Desire and Destiny. I love these meditation challenges and challenges in general! One, because they force encourage me to take a few moments each day to breathe, be still and to reflect and two, because I always learn something new about life and about myself while meditating with Deepak Chopra.
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How I Organize and Store My Makeup

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

Organization and access are the watchwords when storing your makeup. If you’re like me, someone with limited space but lots of product, keeping all your favorites organized and accessible in one space can be challenging. In today’s video, I’m giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of my daily makeup storage/application area and I show you how I whipped my makeup collection into shape for easy access and frustration-free mornings.… Read More