Goal Setting & Achieving: Am I Gearing Up Or Burning Out?

Goal Setting with the Erin Condren Planner

This Erin Condren planner is my paper brain. I cannot function without it lately. I operate best when I’m busy. In college, I had a color coded day planner with sorority events, my double-major related study sessions, social events and philanthropy.  I wasn’t happy unless my calendar looked like a literal rainbow of activity with

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My Big Fat Revenge – The Finale And The $500 Giveaway Winner TONIGHT!

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of the Oxygen Network. The season finale of My Big Fat Revenge on the Oxygen Network is tonight at 9pm!  This has been a steamy season- but I think it will get even better tonight as the show tackles a hot topic- cyber bullying. Tonight,

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My Dreams Are Bigger Than My Ability…Of Course I’m Scared


  In the space of Facebook comments and text messages, sometimes people take my updates at face value.  I dream about things beyond my ability or beyond what I’ve done so far and it scares me deeply- yet you can’t convey the fact that conviction and fear of failure are often simple bedfellows in a

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When Everything’s Wrong…Getting It Right With Forgiveness


There is a lot of well-intentioned noise about there about the importance of self-love, self-esteem and the cultivation of your own sense of worth.  You gotta love yourself before you expect anyone else to and all that jazz.    It’s the kind of stuff made for  Pinterest, adorable and totally quotable.  On a good day

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To Get to The End of Good Story, You Must Turn A Page…

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  Isn’t that the truth?  I saw this quote and it immediately summed up what I’m experiencing now as I attempt to close a chapter of my life and move on.  I feel very fortunate to have people in my life that fit all the above categories- even the sad ones, it’s taught me a

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