Celebrate Your Wins: 101 Months Sober

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The photo on the left is from February 2008 – six months before I got sober. I was on a trip to Amsterdam and there wasn’t one minute of that week that I wasn’t completely lit. I binge drank everyday. Red Bull Vodka in hand at all times while simultaneously pumping my body with weed, cocaine, molly, sleepless nights and … Read More

Making Now Matter

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I just finished up an amazing event in Scottsdale called The New Way Live and I’m buzzing with energy, ideas and inspiration. The event was for millennials who are trying to make an impact through mindful and spiritual based businesses and it offered new perspectives for freely living, courageously leading, creatively earning and consciously giving. The wisdom and perspective shared … Read More

Never Give Up On Your Dreams

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I visited San Diego for the first time in 2005 and absolutely loved it. I remember driving around La Jolla looking at the houses for sale with an inquiring mind as to if I could live here, one day. At the time everything seemed so expensive, which made this dream become one of those off in the distant ones. So, … Read More

A Simple Reminder To Be Kind

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Our lives can get so busy and hectic that sometimes we forget to take time out to extend kindness or a helping hand to people around us. This past weekend I was given a gentle and simple reminder about why kindness is so important. As most of you know, I’ve been gearing up to head out to Cali and shake … Read More

35 Truths I’ve Discovered In 35 Years

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I recently celebrated my 35th birthday. Naturally, birthdays are a great time for reflection of where we have been and where we desire to go next. It’s the perfect time to take inventory of the important lessons you’ve learned over the past year or maybe even throughout your life. I had a little pow-wow with myself, as I often do, … Read More

Every Ending Is A New Beginning

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They say Easter demonstrates how much can happen in just 3 days and I can’t help but take it as a beautiful sign that my birthday coincided with the celebration of resurrection this year. This is an amazing display of new beginnings that I was honored to feel so in harmony with. It’s a reminder to us all that there … Read More

Life Is Always Calling Us To Be Better

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I’m moving out of the condo I’ve lived in for the past three years and while I want to freak out, back out and, at times, pig out, I can’t help but feel a gentle yet massive pull of excitement behind it all. I realize that life always calls us to be better, to be bigger and to rise to … Read More

3 Reminders To Keep You In The Christmas Spirit

Carly BensonSpirituality

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I was driving around all week in the madness that is Christmas shopping season. Traffic around my town is absolutely insane and it gave me time and plenty of reason to become very aware of the vibes circulating in the air right now. I couldn’t help but notice how crazy things seem to be around this time of year. I … Read More

9 Quick Tips To Experience More Thankfulness

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Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year. It’s an opportunity to come together with our loved ones and family to give thanks for the year. It can also be an overwhelming time for many – cooking, baking, cleaning, decorating, shopping, parties, being social. And let’s not forget: All. The. Food. We can easily lose track of what the holiday is about … Read More