Courage to Step Into Your Power

It’s my birthday today. I’m now 33 years young. Lately, I’ve been feeling a mix of powerfulness and powerlessness. There is a still, small voice within that dares me to step fully into my power but I’m hesitant to step when the way is unclear. I question if what my heart desires can be made […]

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How to Move From Fear to Courage

Action defeats fear. Simple. Simple until your heart is beating faster than you thought possible. But, even with pounding hearts, we can find a way to step into courage. We may not realize it, but it’s super easy to think ourselves out of doing something because we have created a story in our minds on […]

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Stretch Mark Love

I was sitting at home the other day and looked down at my legs. I saw my stretch marks and there was nary a negative thought that ran through my mind about them. Whether you call them “tiger stripes,” “roadmaps,” or “mommy medals” your stretch marks are nothing to be ashamed of. I know we’ve […]

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Weight Does Not Equal

Your weight does not determine your health or your beauty. I’m not sure I can say it enough. Let’s say you want to lose fat and gain muscle. It is possible you will weigh the same in your before and after picture. Why? Because muscle is leaner than fat. If you replace 5lbs of fat […]

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Who do You Want to Be?

The question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is flawed. It presupposes that we can only be a single thing. Why do we put all this pressure on ourselves to decide what we want to be before we are 18, or before we graduate college, when, at best, we have 60-70 […]

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Are You #AerieReal?

I can’t tell you the first time I heard of Aerie but they are my now my go-to bra and panty supplier. Their products are so comfy. But what sold me to this brand are the models they use and that their models are untouched. Let me repeat that: untouched. Real women with their real […]

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One Year Later: Envisioning A Powerful Community of Women

One year ago today I posted my first post on Song of Your Heart. Since then, I have been trying to find my voice and my niche. For a while, I was catering to everyone even though my heart kept tugging me to focus on women who wanted and/or needed to hear the message of […]

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5 Ways to Bask in Gratitude

What are you grateful for? There have been many studies on the positive effects of gratitude including its effect on happiness, sleep, and quality of life.  When things become hard or frustrating it’s easy to forget to be grateful for the things and people in our lives. It’s important we develop ways in which to […]

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The Obstacle is the Way

(Sometimes a book will come along that changes the way you see things. The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials Into Triumph by Ryan Holiday is one of those books. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend you do.) We color our world with the thoughts, beliefs, and stories we tell ourselves. […]

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What’s Your Why

What does it take to leap; to jump into the unknown? A simple decision. Decisions, however, can be difficult. So the question becomes why? Why do you want to lose the weight? Why do you want to make more money? Why are you studying for that next test? What is the result you are seeking? […]

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