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2018 Intentions

With the new year approaching, talk is ablaze with "New Years Resolutions." Resolutions literally means the action of solving a problem. This would imply that our resolutions are made because we have a problem to solve. I take issue with that. We are exactly where we are meant to be…

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2018 Intentions
Life in Alignment

Life in Alignment

It’s a phrase commonly used in yoga, to be “in alignment.” Of course, when your yoga instructor is talking about being in alignment, (s)he is trying to make sure your body is in the proper form in a posture to avoid risk to injury and ensure that you are receiving…

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What Does It Mean To Live Your Truth?

With the current up-trend in the self-love, self-care, and mindfulness movement, you may have seen blog posts, Instagram captions, or have heard people preaching to "live your truth." It's a very broad statement, that encapsulates so much depth and meaning, while still remaining ambiguous and vague. It's a powerful declaration. So…

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What Does It Mean To Live Your Truth?

Heartbreak Open

I just watched the movie EAT PRAY LOVE after about a 5+ year hiatus. EAT PRAY LOVE, for those of you who have not seen it, is a film adapted from an Elizabeth Gilbert novel, that follows a successful writer as she spends a year abroad hoping to find herself…

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Gratitude Is A Magnet

Gratitude is a magnet. The more you are grateful for all that you have, the more the Universe will give you to be grateful for. Your continual gratefulness will manifest more blessings in your life. Don’t believe in manifestation? [caption id="attachment_332" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Hands at Heart Center, Photo by HMS…

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Gratitude Is A Magnet
Treat Your Binge Like That Ex That Keeps Coming Back For More

Treat Your Binge Like That Ex That Keeps Coming Back For More

I have already opened up about my struggles with binge eating on the blog, but I think it’s important to continue the discussion, as I know many women (and men) still fight #BED every day. As with any disorder or illness -- whether it’s an ED or anxiety & depression,…

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Forget What You Thought You Knew

Forget what you thought you knew. There is no such thing as "too late." There is no such thing as "a better time." You will never "be ready." All you have is this very moment. All you have is NOW. But do you know what else you have? You have…

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Forget What You Thought You Knew
What If You’re Great?

What If You’re Great?

We all have big dreams, deep passions, and a vision of what our ideal life would look like. It’s probably safe to assume that most of us have something we are interested in + passionate about and if given the chance to turn that into a career, we would jump…

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You Can Impact The World

Each and every interaction you have with someone will impact them in some way, whether the impact is positive, neutral, or negative is completely up to you. Ask yourself now, how do you want to impact the world? Now, you might scoff at that last sentence, "impact the world, Leta?…

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You Can Impact The World
My First Tarot Reading

My First Tarot Reading

As I delve deeper into my spiritual journey, I am taking the opportunity to explore different ways of connecting with my highest self and consciousness. I love astrology and understanding how, depending on where the stars were when you were born, you may be influenced in your characteristics and personality.…

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New Year’s Resolutions: Do’s and Don’ts

The new year is here! It is one of the best times for that “fresh start, clean slate” mentality. Many of us make New Year's resolutions in an effort to strive for betterment in many aspects of our lives. Many of us also find ourselves failing at our resolutions and thus…

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New Year’s Resolutions: Do’s and Don’ts
The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter

Have you ever found yourself immersed in a book? It’s almost as if you are there, watching the story unfold before you. You’re entranced and eager to find out what happens next, quickly turning the page as your eyes scale from left to right, top to bottom. The joy you…

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My Struggle With Binge Eating

It’s scary, you know. To have a secret… a big one. To hide a part of yourself from the world, because you are scared of what the outcome may be. Judgment. Disappointment. Embarrassment. Shame. Loss of friends. Loss of credibility. You don’t want any of that. You don’t want to…

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My Struggle With Binge Eating
Go Ahead and Break: This Is Your Evolution

Go Ahead and Break: This Is Your Evolution

There is a lot to be said about a strong woman. A brave woman. A woman who consistently strives to improve herself: mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually. You admire this woman. You see her everywhere; you see her on tv, in the magazines, on social media. The strong woman that is…

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New Month and A New Moon: What To Do With It

Today is September 1st. It is the first day of a new month, and it is also happens to be a new moon. During a new moon, the moon and the sun are on the same side of Earth. On this day, you cannot see the moon, because the side…

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New Month and A New Moon: What To Do With It
Life Lessons from Yoga: Go At Your Own Pace

Life Lessons from Yoga: Go At Your Own Pace

One of my favorite things about yoga is that every lesson I have ever learned on my mat can easily be translated into life outside of yoga class. The other week to begin class, our instructor, Mary, informed us that the sequences of asanas (postures) we would be doing would…

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Why You Should Support Your Girlfriends’ Passions

“Support your girlfriends the same way you support celebrities you don’t know.”  Many of us have idols. We follow their every move. We can’t wait for their “next-big-thing” – whether it’s a movie, a book, an album, a concert, a new release of clothing… we are counting down the minutes…

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Why You Should Support Your Girlfriends’ Passions
Let Your Light Shine

Let Your Light Shine

“Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.” Let that sink in. What does that say to you? This is a call to action. This statement is asking for you to recognize yourself in these…

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#LoveMe

Growing up is hard and the constant pressures from the world make it even harder and even more confusing. We grow up in a world where our parents play with us as kids and tell us that we can be whatever we want to be. Our parents foster and fuel…

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#LoveMe
Choice: Choose Happiness

Choice: Choose Happiness

One day you think you know what you want. You are just so sure that this is the path to your happy ending. And... the next thing you know, you are waking up with your sights set on a completely different dream. It is reminiscent of a fork in the…

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