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Realizations

everything happens for a reason

Before we begin, I know what you’re thinking and no – this isn’t a fitness post. I’m the last person that can tell you anything about working out, about how to count your macros (I have no idea what that even means if we’re being honest) or what dietary changes you should make to get to your goal. I want to talk to you about another type of weight. The type that a lot of people don’t realize they have. Those pesky few pounds you think you can’t escape from. I’ve been making a very conscious effort over the past…

Ah, the infamous question that I pondered for years. I had always been “happy” for the most part, but it was never that “I’m so excited for life, jump out of bed, appreciate everything, radiance” type of happiness. I had seen numerous Facebook updates or Instagram posts along those lines and honestly thought it was all BS. I thought that the people posting this crap were just posting to look happy, and that they weren’t actually insanely happy. There was no way they could be. Up until a few years ago, I had yet to learn the answer to this…

You know that scene in Beauty & The Beast, where Belle navigates around town and through busy streets with her nose in a book? Yeah, that was me. But my nose was in my phone. We’re mostly all guilty of it, constantly consuming, staying connected. I’m actually 40,000 feet in the air as I write this and have paid for an internet package. I’ve used it more for texting than I have for the research I was wanting to do. This need for connectivity has been something that I had been aware of for quite some time, but didn’t necessarily…