29 Things I’ve Learned in my 20’s

About a week ago, I celebrated my birthday. And I have to say, the last year of my twenties is lookin’ mighty fine (I’m 29, guys — nothing to hide).

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Leading up to/since then, I’ve had a few holy-shit-I’m-nearly-30 moments, but I’ve gotten over them quickly. After all, 29 (and 30) is still really young.

More importantly, I’ve felt really, truly, genuinely elated. Birthdays, holidays and new calendar months (December, especially) are like turning to a fresh page of bright white paper in your favorite notebook. And there’s something really empowering about the feeling of a fresh start.

I’ve learned a lot in the last 20-some years — both good and bad — and can’t wait for what’s ahead.

So far, I’m healthier, wiser, and endlessly more self-aware of my mind and body. I’m independent in a way I wasn’t in my early 20’s. Suffice it to say, I’ve finally found my rhythm in life… I think.

As a result, we’re celebrating this week.

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Little Life Hacks

Do you guys remember that survey I asked you to take waaay back in August? I know — it seems like yesterday and a million years ago all at once.

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One of the consistent themes that you mentioned in your responses was wanting more free-flowing lifestyle content. And specifically, thoughts about body shape, life balance, confidence and the like.

I’m still in the process of analyzing and putting action behind those results (coming soon!), but in the interim, I thought we could check-in and chat.

It’s Friday, after all — let’s shoot the shit.

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