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National Women’s Half Marathon in DC: May 3-5, 2019

Social media has been the source of many fitness friends, both locally in Chicago as well as around the country. Jess Hook has been one of my running buddies for the last few years since the original VirtCHAARG days, and I was so excited when she suggested we run a destination race together. She lives… Continue reading National Women’s Half Marathon in DC: May 3-5, 2019

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The Secret Flower Project: Sexual Assault Awareness Week at Healthy Hood

If you follow me on Instagram, you know how obsessed I am with Healthy Hood. Aside from the fun dance videos by the incredible Jorge with @BeVisual30, Healthy Hood is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to bridge the mortality gap between low- and high-income neighborhoods. Did you know that statistically, people in the south/west… Continue reading The Secret Flower Project: Sexual Assault Awareness Week at Healthy Hood

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Spring Cleaning for the Soul: 2019

Each year, I *spring clean the soul* by giving up one thing and giving birth to another. Well, since 2017 and 2018, I find myself working on the same things. I always want to Let go of judgment and toxic relationshipsCreate more time for deeper relationships with myself and others To do this, I’m continuing… Continue reading Spring Cleaning for the Soul: 2019

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Birth Chart Readings and Embracing the *Woo Woo* of Astrology

This year, one of my intentions is curiosity. As I’ve been exploring astrology and spirituality, I had a birth chart reading with The Modern Astrologer. I highly recommend her, and I recommend checking out her CHAARG blog post about utilizing a birth chart. I’ll do my best to give an overview for those interested while… Continue reading Birth Chart Readings and Embracing the *Woo Woo* of Astrology

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Equal Pay Day 2019: Women Dominate Social Media

This year, April 2 marks Equal Pay Day. That means that to earn the same amount as men did from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, women would have to work January 1, 2018 to April 2, 2019. That’s over three more months of moolah, and it’s even worse for minority women. However, let’s… Continue reading Equal Pay Day 2019: Women Dominate Social Media