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Bring that vacation feeling into your everyday life

Gosh, it feels so good to be home! Other than the jet lag, I always feel so happy after returning from a trip. I love being home. Of course, there are the simple luxuries like my own bed and not having to battle a language barrier to get breakfast, but there is so...

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Bring that vacation feeling into your everyday life

Gosh, it feels so good to be home! Other than the jet lag, I always feel so happy after returning from a trip. I love being home. Of course, there are the simple luxuries like my own bed and not having to battle a language barrier to get breakfast, but there is so...

Why we fight for our own busyness.

Here in the U.S. we celebrate a national holiday called Labor Day. It was originally started to pay tribute to the efforts of all the workers in the labor movement which catapulted the U.S. in the production of goods. It's also intended to be a national day off. A...

How to detox from information overload

I'm a voracious reader with a knack for immediate action. Which means whether I’m reading self-help, inspiration or a biography, I can’t help but translate it into what it means for my life. I walk away from every article or book wondering “What does this mean for me?...

How to amplify your joy.

When thinking about your own daily lifestyle design it's obvious to address issues with your diet, hydration, sleep and schedule, but there is an important factor that often goes unattended. Joy. I consider joy to be a key to well lived days. Without joy what is all...

Help the future look better than the past with this simple trick.

Have you ever heard a story about someone – a cousin of a friend of a friend – who was overweight. And then cut out pop (soda for non-Minnesotans) and lost like 40 pounds without changing anything else? Or someone kept everything else the same but started meditating...

Ask yourself this ONE question to make your life changes stick.

People ask me a lot of questions via email, in Facebook Live comments and on Instagram. Some I answer privately, but sometimes I know that they'll be helpful to everyone if I answer them out loud. This is one of those questions. It's SO good and I'm guessing you've...

Let’s stop pretending perfection is possible

I went to Santa Fe looking for answers. Walking down the quiet streets in the sunny, thin air of the town that holds my heart, I was eagerly looking around for clues. I had questions and I wasn't going to leave in 4 days without answers. Was it a mistake to leave 5...

What my Grandma taught me about being busy.

This summer marks 5 years since we moved back to Minnesota. When we moved back we were grateful to be closer to family and to be able to spend more time with our grandparents in their later years. At that time both of my grandmothers were experiencing failing health....

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