The Amazing Power of Being Present

Have you seen the someecard that goes, “Men, if you ever wanna know what a woman’s mind is like, imagine a browser with 3,241 tabs open. All. The. Time.”? I don’t know about you ladies, but couldn’t me more true for me. Being present is honestly one of the hardest things I’m trying to work on these days!

Some of the most common things that prevent people from having a peaceful day are work, internet, social media, digital distractions, children, chores, lack of control, and our own crazy minds.

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I know one of the biggest issues I personally have with being fully present is comparing myself to others, both in my personal and work life. I’m constantly comparing myself to other bloggers (their pictures are prettier! their websites are prettier! they have more followers! don’t we all do this??) which I know needs to stop. InspiredRD wrote a great post about this yesterday about being careful not to measure our self worth by numbers on a screen.

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My New Favorite Blogging Tool: CoSchedule

This post contains a referral link. I was not compensated for this review, but I will receive a discount on my membership, as well as a credit to my account if you sign up. All thoughts and opinions are 100% honest and my own. Blogger friends! Today I wanted to share with you one of…

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Roasted Chickpea & Quinoa Cobb Salad {Meatless/GF}

17 days until Spring. Let’s visualize together: 70 degree weather, sunshine, blue skies, long walks at the park (with Link!). Avocados, lemonade, fresh salads. After last week’s crappy icy weather, I. am. ready. It snowed three times here in Dallas last week, and when I say “snow”, I mean half an inch of icy snow…

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Skinny Beef & Lentil Chili

This is the perfect recipe to share on the blog this week because we’ve been enjoying #SLEETSHOW2015! It started icing here in Dallas Sunday night and continued on through Monday. The whole city pretty much closed down, including the clinic where I work so I got to spend all day Monday stranded in my apartment….

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Choosing Whole Foods Over Processed

I was born in the 90’s– the decade of processed foods. I remember eating Toaster Strudels for breakfast, the infamous Lunchables, and Bagel Bites for after school snacks. We’d get Dippin’ Dots at the mall, and whenever we’d go to Grandma’s house, there would be Sprite Remix and Lucky Charms. Although I had my fair…

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Chocolate, Cherry & Candied Pecan Chewy Millet Bars

This is probably my favorite Recipe Redux theme so far. Anything with chocolate and I’m game. This month’s theme: Favorite Chocolate Matches Does your chocolate need a friend? This month’s posting will be after Valentine’s Day, so you may have a bit of extra chocolate around. What’s your favorite chocolate match? Be it traditional peanut…

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[Marx Foods] Silere Alpine Origin Merino Lamb Review

Being a food blogger is super-cool sometimes. Especially when you’re sent a giant box of fresh lamb from New Zealand. From the same area where Lord of The Rings was filmed. #nerd If you’re a foodie and like learning about cool new foods, this post is for you! Marx Foods is a wholesale and fine…

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