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Report Card 2012

Before last night’s Urban Zen photo post, it has been a while since I checked in on The Accidental Optimist. And so the end of 2012 is here and it’s time to take inventory on the goals I set for … Continue reading

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Life Planning: Building the Framework.

I have promised myself for several years that I would complete a strategic plan for my life.  I imagine myself as someone who takes control of her life and destiny… as someone who recognizes opportunities as seizes them.  But if … Continue reading

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My Manifesto: inspired by lulumon

I recently came across the lulumon manesto.  Now, I will admit that I  have never really entertained getting a tattoo until I read this manifesto.  (That is to say that–I never really SERIOUSLY entertained the idea). And now I have … Continue reading

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Channeling Michael Phelps

In an effort to stay on top of my goals for 2012, I’ve made a pledge to document and track the experience.  I’ll admit that I have not stayed on top of all of the goals–but today I will report … Continue reading

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Breaking the Friends and Food Cycle

Have you ever noticed how many of our social connections are nurtured over food and alcohol? Maybe it’s just me but I’ve been keenly aware of saying and hearing things like, “Let’s grab a drink and catch up,” or “Want … Continue reading

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This Is Your Life

Because sometimes we just need to check in with our priorities to stay healthy…

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That was SOOO 2011!

On Sunday my friend, Jessica, hosted a brunch to celebrate the fact that we finally rounded the curve on holiday party overkill. It was a “Post Holiday (Not Another Holiday Party) New Year’s Brunch” and a great excuse to get … Continue reading

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From Zero to Twelve

In 2010, I made a resolution that I would have No New Years Resolution.  I followed that rule again in 2011 with a simple theme of making the year “all about fun.”  While I did have lots of fun in the … Continue reading

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