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Stimulation Nation

Anxiety for me takes many forms. Over stimulation, under stimulation, feeling that I am doing too much, and sometimes the feeling that I am not doing enough. These are just a few that come to my mind at once. But, I am confident in believing that there are many, many more. It is important in this time of transition and insecurity to remain grounded on many different levels. At the end of the day, we all have our shit and are simply trying to make the correct decisions in this life one day at a time at every possible fork in the road.  Moving during a pandemic for me has meant a lot of returns. A lot of trial and...

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Blast to the Unexpected Past

I can vividly remember my last trip to Colorado. It was 2015. I had been working some conferences for my dad’s company on the west coast. It was a cute excuse to visit some cities I had never explored as an adult. The weather was amazing (tees by day, light jackets by night). What I didn’t realize, as I boarded that plane from Miami, was that my life was about to forever change . I was about to begin a dark chapter that would take over my next six years. I had first traveled to Seattle with my boyfriend at the time. We did some epic sightseeing while I was also able to successfully work a trade show. Check, check and...

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How to Predict the Unpredictable

As I write this, I am sitting in an RV traveling around the beautiful State of Wyoming on our way to Cody, in search of the Kardashian Klan. Just kidding, but if I ran into them I wouldn’t be upset. Let’s be honest, I would probably fall over from excitement. Altitude sickness and dehydration may take a toll, but I have been drinking copious amount of water from my new water bottle.  About a week ago, we set out to do what most Americans have been doing in these summer months, explore the natural beauty of the land in which we live. So many times in the past, we dream of traveling to Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa, and South America...

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