My 2019 Intentions: Worry Less, Create More

As I reflect on 2018 and look forward to 2019, I’m sharing my three intentions for the year: continue to explore creative passions, open myself up to new relationships while nurturing old ones, and worry less about the future. I’ve never been big on New Year’s Resolutions but I do believe wholeheartedly in the power of intentions, so read on if you want to learn more about mine for the year. Happy New Year!

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Reflections on 2018: changing dreams and a lot of growth

2018 gave me a lot of opportunities for growth – I went through a lot of big life changes, rediscovered old dreams, and found new ones. Keep reading for my thoughts and reflections on the year and the five main lessons I learned. Here’s to 2019 – I know it’s going to be a great one!

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The power of reconnecting with our childhood dreams

I recently began writing poems again, and it was a childhood dream of mine to become a published author and writer. As I’ve reconnected with this long-lost passion of mine, I reflect on what it has meant for me to rediscover parts of myself I thought were gone for good. Keep reading to learn what this process has taught me and why I think it’s important to reconnect with our dreams.

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How I completely changed my relationship with food and fitness

In the past year I’ve completely changed my perspective on food and fitness – I’ve learned to love healthy eating and crave exercise, and I feel so much better mentally, physically, and spiritually because of it. Keep reading to see how I shifted my outlook on wellness and what I’ve learned in the past year.

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Well Wild Women – Interview with my mother, Cynthia Charis

It’s fitting that my first “Well Wild Woman” in this feature is none other than my own mother, Cynthia Charis. I truly would not be the badass woman I am today without her (she was my first example of a well wild woman, after all). My mom has run her own business since I was young, and has always been an incredible example to me of “having it all.” I’ve watched her closely as she has navigated parenting me, running her own business, being an amazing wife, and pursuing her own pursuits and interests. She always made it clear that she loved me and would always be there to support me, but that she was her own person, too…

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