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Ho’oponopono or How To Finally, Truly Forgive and Let Go

27 June, 2017

Have you ever heard of the concept of Ho’oponopono? It’s the Hawaiian practice of reconciliation and forgiveness. It asks first that you forgive the person or situation, then that you take responsibility for holding on to it, that you recognize what you learned from it, and then that you feel gratitude toward the person or situation. You repeat: I forgive you. I’m sorry. Thank you. I love you. Powerful stuff. Today I made a list of 25 things I need…

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Love A La Carte: Nerd Camp

11 June, 2017
ConFab Central Sign

Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious. I was lucky enough to attend an awesome conference for work this week called ConFab. ConFab Central is a conference centered around digital content strategy, which includes sessions and information on writing for the web, user experience, marketing, and information architecture, amongst other digital strategy issues. Here are some of the highlights: Meeting incredibly smart, interesting and interested individuals from all over…

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Love A La Carte: Love, Style, and Bad Habits

2 June, 2017

Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious. Loving what I’m getting in my monthly Stitch Fix box. This month, my loves were a black sueded, perforated jacket and a black blouse with lace cap sleeves. So cute! Enjoying the health journey that I started about a month ago. Not only am I working on getting physically healthy from the inside out, but I’m also working on my mental health,…

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The Big Stuff

1 June, 2017

So much has changed in the last year, in the last six months. My entire belief system has been challenged and shifted. My understanding of the world around me has opened up and become both more clear and more wondrous. I used to feel very cynical and I used to consider myself an atheist. I was so sure that God did not exist. I didn’t understand prayer, at least in the traditional sense. And yet, I thought I was open-minded.…

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Love A La Carte: Spring Awakening

24 April, 2017

Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious. Staying out til midnight for a happy “hour” with former coworkers who never fail to make me smile. Irish accents. Learning new things, like how to blend essential oils for intention, healing, and anointing. A group of women who make me smile daily. Dropping labels; freedom from expectations. The ease and speed of updating sites with WordPress and the WordPress app. Getting back…

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Merry Mabon

22 September, 2016

I can’t believe it’s already September. This summer flew by and I did almost nothing on my Summer To-Do List. I did move into a brand new apartment that has a balcony, but I haven’t used it yet since it’s been so hot and humid outside. I did drink some fantastic wine, my favorite of which was Virginia’s own Gray Ghost Victorian Red, a blend of Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay. Delightful! I took a day trip to Annapolis for my birthday…

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Love A La Carte: Women Taking Names

29 July, 2016

Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious. Winery-hopping in the rain with my mom and good friends. Discovering bullet journaling and the community of people who do it regularly. Starting to record things every day and feeling better about routines. Really loving the Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook and the Bullet Journal Junkies Facebook group, as well as the #bulletjournal entries on Instagram for inspiration. Taking advantage of having a standing…

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