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How to fill the void after recovering from an addiction

When recovering from an addiction, keeping busy is a good idea. But, keeping busy won’t necessarily fill the void. You can pick up a hobby that keeps you occupied, distracted, but there’s more to it than keeping yourself distracted. There’s a little more to it when we’re talking about actually filling the void left by addiction. You’re building a whole…

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violin concerto

To the Memory of an Angel

I would first of all like to thank Marco Martin for helping me to remember this composer! This is a piece that has stuck with me since I learned about it a year and a half ago in my music history class. It is a Violin Concerto by Alban Berg, with the title “To the Memory of an Angel”. This…

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2017

2017 resolutions

2016, as many would agree with me, was a wild year. Typically, I have liked to live day to day with no overall goals or any “5-year plans” (cue-eye roll), but this year that’s all changed. I’ve never really written down a resolution list other than the general “I will lose weight this year.” So let’s change that too! Go…

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10 ways my dog embarasses me

1. Not understanding fetch one bit. I have tried everything. Cutting open balls and putting treats in them, putting peanut butter on balls, basically anything the internet has suggested. She just simply looks at me when I throw a ball. In addition to this, when we go to the dog park she thinks that other dogs chasing balls are just…

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I love mornings

I wasn’t always a morning person, but I swear by it now! It’s a fresh start to a brand new day and why waste it? Make your morning your best friend, make a routine, and become more productive. Of course, I’m making this sound a lot easier than it was to transition to being a morning person than it truly…

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Trend to try: ruffle sweaters

Hi friends! Today I’m bringing you a new trend to try this season. Not only do I love cold shoulder tops, I love cold shoulders with ruffles. Ruffle sweaters are the newest trend that I’m loving and here’s why you should be loving them too! Ruffle sweaters are a must for this season and for the upcoming winter season. Be…

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