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The Power of a Father

“They don’t love him. They fear him. That’s the difference.” This line was delivered by Lorenzo, played by Robert De Niro, in the film A Bronx Tale as he tries to help his nine-year-old son understand the difference between a gangster, Sunny, who appears to be “loved”...

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Project Dawn

I grew up with Barbie. I spent countless hours playing with my various Barbies as a child, and kept my collectibles in their boxes. As a matter of fact, I still love Barbie - from my Barbie cell phone case, Barbie attire, Barbie ornaments that decorate my desk at...

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Put yourself first

You may not believe me. I’m sorry, but you need to hear this. You are worthy of love. Not just some romantic love from someone else, or the parental love you may or may not have felt growing up. No, I’m talking about the love of self. You don’t want to hear it. I...

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Girls with curves

So, I follow Girl With Curves on social media because I think she is absolutely stunning and her fashion sense is beyond inspiring. Last week she posted on Facebook asking if people think that a size 12 is plus size. This of course got my wheels spinning, and I...

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The Oldest Part

We are not born as with self-hate, imperfection, and lack of confidence. These develop over time because of life experience. We are not what we have become; we are what we have always been. The oldest part of ourselves—the origin of our humanity is in this childlike...

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You Should …

Nothing can quite pull you out of the here and now like your brain giving you a laundry list of personal shortcomings and ways in which you could have improved upon them. Your entire day stops, and suddenly you’re ruminating over the past. You can’t let yourself...

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Shhhh! The Kids are Listening…

I’m not sure how I came across this little video (found at end of blog), but I’m glad I did. The children in our lives are listening to our every word and watching our every move. This includes how we view our bodies, the bodies of others, and our relationship with...

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Struggling with Perfectionism

Let’s face it - struggling with perfectionism is common. Is it possible to have everything: the ideal career, house, gourmet meals, time to exercise (the list goes on)? Not likely. Typically when we ace one of life’s many arenas, another one likely suffers. But most...

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