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Two Left Feet: Chapter V

In anticipation of the new year and all kinds of New Year’s resolutions, I’m in the midst of a resolution I made four months ago. And, like most resolutions at…

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Two Left Feet: Chapter IV

Learning to Listen: My First Injury In this journey to reconnect my body and my mind through dance, I’ve become increasingly aware of the ways they’re still unaligned. Take life’s…


Lavender Dry Shampoo DIY

As a woman with fine hair, the second I tried dry shampoo I was swooning. Not only was the oil gone, but my hair’s texture was the stuff of dreams….

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R&R at Chicago’s Cowshed Spa

It may sound cliché, but taking a personal breather at the spa can really serve to clear one’s mind and alleviate exhaustion on all levels. As a mother of two…


In Defense Of Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates. To some, this is a word that invokes happiness, while in others it invokes complete disdain. Over the past few years carbs have gotten a really bad reputation, yet…


Two Left Feet: Chapter III

Small Victories I can do a double pirouette! Pirouette’s are those spinning-on-one-foot moves. And I can do a DOUBLE! (Insert happy dance here.) Granted, I’ve yet to master the basic,…


Walk Is The New Run

The past couple of months have been an interesting season in regards to the pace I’m living. As an exercise scientist and a division one athlete, I’ve been raised and…


The Perfect Braids For Fall

Just because it’s hat season doesn’t mean your hair needs to be constantly hidden under wraps. See below for a moody and autumn-inspired hair lesson that’ll add just the right…

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Winter SkinFix™

 Trusted for generations, Skinfix’s award-winning products ensure head to toe happy and moisturized skin. Available exclusively at Target.  While colder temperatures can have me excited for a cozier wardrobe, the…


Two Left Feet: Chapter II

Once you overcome the mental reservations that might be keeping you from dance, there are (shockingly) a few practical challenges that somehow materialize. It’s like this newfound resolution takes work…


Learning To Love My Hair

As women, since childhood we get the message loud and clear that how our hair looks matters. Most likely you can recall that Cinderella was a blonde, Snow White had raven…