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coaching : battling depression

Help me out here peeps… I’m feeling the icky darkness of depression trying to set up camp again. I’m learning, as I watch this pattern continue to pop up in my life, that it’sno linger something I can say ‘I fought and won’ and walk away from. This battle is ongoing, and is a daily fight, and that’s ok. This is what depression looks like-denial, overextending, extreme ups and extreme downs, occasional plateaus and a whole lots of on-going learning.
Current symptoms include: I’m having a hard time waking up in the mornings, I’m oversleeping, I’m feeling burnt out… anyone else? It can’t be just me? Drop a 🤖 emoji below if this is your battle too…
What have you found helpful?

I’ve found a few things that help me kick this-the biggest things are:

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coaching: (self) worth

Negotiate like a boss(lady) Negotiating is one of the most essential life skills, but most of us far it, avoid it or don’t realize we could be doing it. This is particularly true for women, who are less likely to negotiate and very likely to underestimate what they can get. The good news? It’s a…

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fitness: 4 yoga poses for awesome arms

Happy Fri-yay everyone! It’s been a gloriously wet and spiritually uplifting week over here. How about yours? It’s no secret that I luuuurve Yoga, most especially when done at a cardio pace with some Pilates mixed in, like Piyo. My arms can attest to just how amazing these poses are for strengthening, flexibility and toning…

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fitness: September’s 15 minute workout

Working toward muscle fatigue is a favorite of mine, and my all time favorite workout for that is Piyo. For those moments when you just can’t squeeze in a 30 minute workout, this 15 minute circuit is sure to do the trick for you.

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life around here lately / in pictures

I try to keep life as positive and upbeat as possible. It’s just so much more enjoyable that way. Plus, I want to instill in my littles the know-how to choose happy over the alternative. That certainly doesn’t’ mean that life is all sunshine and daisy’s. We have our ups and downs and trials, just…

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coaching: 3 ways successful people overcome setbacks

I’m a full-time marketing producer, 5 days a week for a super hip fortune 100 company. It’s fun, fast-paced, and pushes me each and every day. I honestly and truly love my full-time job and the people I work with. Just over 2 years ago I received a peer review that left me reeling. I may have…

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from the kitchen: pasta e fagioli

This soup is super easy and always tasty. A staple in our house, especially when the weather starts to cool off and the sick bugs start to go around. Courtesy of Erika Sexton, its basically impossible to mess this one up.

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