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I was broke, overweight, depressed, and… filled with joy.

Today I want to tell you another story… A couple years after throwing everything into a tailspin while trying to “change my life” many years ago, I found myself having just moved to Hawaii with my then boyfriend and living at my parent’s house. I was working full time doing customer service and data entry […]

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In Order to Find the Answers, You Have to Ask the Questions

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” ― Zora Neale Hurston I can’t remember the first time I heard this quote, but I know it didn’t resonate very much at the time. Today, however, it fully resonates and gives me pause. Today marks the start of the second half of 2014, a […]

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What To Do When You Don’t Fit In

I’ve always felt different, like I was born in the wrong time period, or maybe even on the wrong planet. I just don’t “fit” anywhere or with anyone. You’d likely never realize this if you spent any amount of time with me, but it’s true. When I was younger, I got good at pretending to […]

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In Praise of Besties (and the Interwebs)

Today I’m celebrating the birthday of one of my favorite people in the world. A friend who’s been there through thick and thin for the past 6 years… through jobs, breakups, businesses, new relationships, cross country (and ocean) moves, tears, laughter and everything in between. Despite the fact that our lives are crazy busy and we sometimes go […]

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People around me have noticed how “happy” I’ve been lately and I can 100% say that I have never felt more happy, authentic, confident, and healthy as I do now. I am so grateful to Stephenie for helping me begin this journey of self discovery. — Jennifer McAleese