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VIDEO: Escaping the Comparison Trap Part 1

  We are wising up over the next couple of weeks with a 2-part series attacking the ways comparison traps us and how to embrace our uniqueness and celebrate the beauty in others.   I’ll share my own struggles with comparison and practical ways to wake up and live free of comparison! CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO…

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Blogs

Beauty Redefined: 5 Ways to Celebrate Your Own Beauty

Nicole Smithee and bridal party

  I was 6 years old when a boy first made me cry.  He called me Plucky Duck on the playground in front of other kids, laughing over his own clever joke about my “big” lips.  I ignored him and kept playing with my friends as if nothing had happened, but later that evening I stared at my reflection in the bathroom mirror, biting my lips to make them appear smaller while holding back tears. I didn’t wear lipstick till…

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Blogs

Sex Appeal Unappealing

profile of woman in back and white

  Ever have one of those days when you feel like the world is trying to tell you something?  Well, the other day was one of those days for me.  I’ll give you a quick recap:   6:33AM           In the midst of a rather excruciating workout, my fitness instructor on Daily Burn sought to motivate through the use of visualization.  She promised with sweat, tears, and a few more power squats, I could be the proud owner of a “club-ready,…

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