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Authenticity Round Up – Featured Posts

IN PURSUIT OF AN AUTHENTIC LIFE On my quest to discover ways to live my life more authentically—to use my God-given gifts and talents more wisely, and to incorporate my passions and the desires of my heart more seamlessly into the fabric of my everyday life—I came across the book, Something More: Excavating Your Authentic Self by Sarah Ban Breathnach.…

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Creativity, Dance, General

Finally… Flesh-Toned Ballet Shoes!

I love sharing interesting finds! Since my most recent blog post was about my love of ballet and its benefits, I’m excited to share a recent ballet discovery— Kinetic Essentials Ballet “Hue” Polish. (This might be a good time to note: I independently purchased my KE Ballet “Hue” Polish and was not asked to review it, nor did I receive…

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Creativity, Dance, Exercise, General, Health & Wellness

The Benefits of Ballet

I absolutely love the art of ballet! I love how it serves as a creative outlet for me to express myself artistically. I revel in the intensity of physical exertion required, both in movement and stillness. I enjoy the mental challenge it provides— trying to remember different ballet positions and combinations, while remaining focused on my breathing and body positioning—…

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Food, General

Homemade Ramen Noodle Success

While living in Austin, TX, I discovered the wonders of Ramen… the soul food of Japan. And the restaurant responsible for my ramen noodle re-education—Ramen Tatsu-ya. The ramen noodle bowls served at Ramen Tatsu-ya are not to be confused with the ramen noodle packs of college survival years, complete with those sodium-loaded flavor packets. Ramen Tatsu-ya noodles are tender, served…

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