Posts in Real Life
Looking Back on 2017: The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful Messes

It wasn't all bad. It was actually really big, and really great. But I would have forgotten that if I didn't take time to look back.

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The Little All-Natural Ways I Stay Healthy

I swear by these things to keep me from getting the flu, a cold, or anything else in the winter season, and so far, so good!

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This is What it Means to Be Real

This was the assignment from my counselor that week: to read The Velveteen Rabbit, an old childhood favorite, and write about what it means to be real. And so, I did.

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Why I LOVE Using Powersheets

The 2018 Powersheets are available TODAY -- trust me, you're going to want to get your hands on these great intentional goal planners!

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A Little Fall Bucket List

My favorite season is in full swing (even if the temps are still too warm for my liking) and I'm making plans to savor every bit of it.

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"How's Your Anxiety?"

"How's your anxiety?" He asked it simply, no judgment, no presumptions, just a question that felt both light and heavy all at once.The tears welled up, unexpectedly yet not.

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I Will Not Stay Silent

A few thoughts in response to Charlottesville (and the whole last year, really), and a few book recommendations if you don't know where or how to start listening and engaging.

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18 Ways Hot Yoga Has Changed My Life

I took 21 classes in a month after having never even tried yoga in a 105 degree studio before... and I'm hooked. Here's how this practice has won me over, mind, body, and soul.

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What Anxiety is Like

I had a panic attack this week. Again. This is my attempt to give the feelings words, to somehow win back control over the anxiety that tried to take me over.

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Show up. Stick around.

There are so many days I don't want to show up. But... I'm learning.

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Real LifeRachel Dawson