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Living in Simplicity | Our Commitment to Contentment

Guys, 2015 was a YEAR. It was a year of trial, heartache, change, growth, surprises, and accomplishment.  It was tough year. SUCH a tough year. Despite that…I thank the Lord for every hard day that we experience. Our family went through A LOT and we survived. We still have leaps and bounds to go but […]

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Keeping Love Alive

There’s a lot that goes into making a marriage work. A LOT. One blog post or book or counseling session isn’t gonna fix everything but if I’ve learned anything in 12 years of marriage the hardest part about improving your relationship is acknowledging that sometimes…what you are doing isn’t working. I absolutely love my beauties, […]

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The Truly Retreat: Truly Healing | Corolla, NC, Outer Banks Women’s Retreat

There is something so restorative about God’s gorgeous coast, digging your toes into the sand, and looking out at the ocean. That was the backdrop for Truly Healing and rightfully so! After the first Truly Retreat, our eyes were so opened to the fact that so many women—all women if truth be told—walk through life […]

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My FOMO – Fear of Missing Out

Confession. I suffer from FOMO. Fear of Missing Out. And man do I suffer BAD. At one point or another, I’m sure each of us has felt the sting of being left out. Of wanting to be included. Of wanting what Sally has. Her marriage, her business or seemingly flourishing career, her friends, her seemingly […]

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What is Body Image? | Hampton Roads Body Confidence Coach

As we dive into this journey for body love and positivity I think it’s important to really hone in on how IMPORTANT this work is. I thought I knew what body image was before I began this journey. I assumed it was all about how I saw myself. But it’s so much more than that. […]

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Thin or Happy | Think Happy, Be Happy

Thin or happy? Well…I should probably start by saying that my asking this question is not suggesting you can’t have both. BUT I do believe that we as people have this idea in our heads that: THIN = Happy And friend, that’s simply not true. I know plenty of thin people who aren’t happy. And I know […]

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