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Motivation and Half Marathon Training

Fitness, Living

Share: Two and a half years ago, I ran a half marathon for the first time. Throughout my twenties, I had watched my cousins, friends and colleagues train for half marathons and marathons around the world and thought that…

Luck Is Everywhere: 4/4 Day of Luck


Share:This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Illinois Lottery for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. In high school, I had a science teacher who used to say, “luck is more important than talent,…

Five Easy Ways to Stay Healthy at Work


Share: When you spend eight or nine hours at the office every day, not including your commute, it’s difficult to commit to even the most basic healthy habits: good nutrition, daily exercise and eight hours of sleep every night. My…

A Conversation with Rebecca Gadd

Living, Pets

Share: If you know me – or even if we’ve met in passing on the street in my neighborhood – than you know how much I love dressing up my dog Henry. As much as I love Henry though,…

How To: Make a Celebratory ‘New Job’ Care Package


Share:This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SipIndulgence #CollectiveBias Almost one year ago, I accepted a full-time job after nearly five years of self-employment. The thought of waking up…