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The long awaited final book in The Carrero Series, The Carrero Contract ~ Finding Freedom: Alexi & Camilla ( Bk: 9) by @l.t.marshall is #Live + #Free in #KindleUnlimited! 
Amazon Worldwide: 
http://getbook.at/CarreroContract

#NewRelease #CarreroSeries #TheCarreroContract #FindingFreedom #AlexiAndCamilla #ClubCarrero #MafiaRomance #Amazon #KU #Kindlebooks #booksofinstagram #bookblogger #bookstagram #IGReads #IGBooks #bookish #Instabook #1Click

The long awaited final book in The Carrero Series, The Carrero Contract ~ Finding Freedom: Alexi & Camilla ( Bk: 9) by @l.t.marshall is #Live + #Free in #KindleUnlimited !
Amazon Worldwide:
http://getbook.at/CarreroContract

#NewRelease #CarreroSeries #TheCarreroContract #FindingFreedom #AlexiAndCamilla #ClubCarrero #MafiaRomance #Amazon #KU #Kindlebooks #booksofinstagram #bookblogger #bookstagram #IGReads #IGBooks #bookish #Instabook #1Click

Back in the beautiful, lush northern German backyards:)

Back in the beautiful, lush northern German backyards:)

I love this quote. This is what it’s all about - isn’t it? It’s only when learn who we really are, and how we contribute to the world that we discover our truth and find freedom. 
The question is - why do we only come to realise this when we’re halfway through our lives?!! . . . .

#selfdevelopment #mondayquotes #truenature #quote #oscarwilde #selfimprovement #truth #selflearning #findingfreedom #authenticity #learning #positivethoughts #freelancer #ownbusiness #entrepreneur #voiceover #voice #onlinemarketing #socialmediaforbusiness #digitalmarketing #katewhelan

I love this quote. This is what it’s all about - isn’t it? It’s only when learn who we really are, and how we contribute to the world that we discover our truth and find freedom.
The question is - why do we only come to realise this when we’re halfway through our lives?!! . . . .

#selfdevelopment #mondayquotes #truenature #quote #oscarwilde #selfimprovement #truth #selflearning #findingfreedom #authenticity #learning #positivethoughts #freelancer #ownbusiness #entrepreneur #voiceover #voice #onlinemarketing #socialmediaforbusiness #digitalmarketing #katewhelan

When we pulled up to the house I saw her in the doorway before my feet even hit the ground and my heart skipped a beat. Her smile lights up the entire room - heck, it could light up this entire country!! And so my prayer for this little one is that her light will never be dimmed. That the hardships of this world will never weigh her down. I pray that the fire God placed inside her spirit will burn bright and burn strong. May she bring healing to her people and may her fiery spirit shake her nation! 
#findingfreedom #thailand #travelchangesus #ourheartsbeatthesame

When we pulled up to the house I saw her in the doorway before my feet even hit the ground and my heart skipped a beat. Her smile lights up the entire room - heck, it could light up this entire country!! And so my prayer for this little one is that her light will never be dimmed. That the hardships of this world will never weigh her down. I pray that the fire God placed inside her spirit will burn bright and burn strong. May she bring healing to her people and may her fiery spirit shake her nation!
#findingfreedom #thailand #travelchangesus #ourheartsbeatthesame

God's Word plays such an important role in our spiritual lives. It teaches and trains. It shines a light on the darkness in our lives. It corrects and points us in the right direction. It is God's actual words written to us, the people He loves and desires relationship with. 
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Each Monday, we will post a new “Scripture of the Week." We encourage you to write it down, post it somewhere you'll see often, share it with others, or even try memorizing it if you’d like. #SOWingseeds of truth into our hearts and minds is so important because, as Jesus said in John 8, knowing the truth sets us free! 
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"Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take." Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT
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#FreeToBe #FTBMinistries #Verse #BibleStudy #AbideInHisWord #KnowTheTruth #BeSetFree #FindingFreedom #LivingFree #JesusChrist #ScriptureMemory #MemorizeScripture #RenewYourMind #GodsWord #AliveAndActive #BibleStudy #PlantingSeeds #SeedsOfTruth #FreeToTrust #Trust #Faith #DependOnGod #TrustInTheLord #GodsWill

God's Word plays such an important role in our spiritual lives. It teaches and trains. It shines a light on the darkness in our lives. It corrects and points us in the right direction. It is God's actual words written to us, the people He loves and desires relationship with. 
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Each Monday, we will post a new “Scripture of the Week." We encourage you to write it down, post it somewhere you'll see often, share it with others, or even try memorizing it if you’d like. #SOWingseeds of truth into our hearts and minds is so important because, as Jesus said in John 8, knowing the truth sets us free! 
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"Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take." Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT
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#FreeToBe #FTBMinistries #Verse #BibleStudy #AbideInHisWord #KnowTheTruth #BeSetFree #FindingFreedom #LivingFree #JesusChrist #ScriptureMemory #MemorizeScripture #RenewYourMind #GodsWord #AliveAndActive #BibleStudy #PlantingSeeds #SeedsOfTruth #FreeToTrust #Trust #Faith #DependOnGod #TrustInTheLord #GodsWill

When 170 CEO’s from around the globe takeover a bar in San Diego! 🥳

What a night, meeting up with all these amazing people.

We see each other daily in our CEO Facebook community and on our weekly Mastermind calls, but to finally meet in person was fantastic!

I can honesty say I network with the best bunch of people in the world. 🤩

#whiskeygirl #sandiego #gaslampquarter #california #calilove #networkmarketers #ceomovement #takeover #onlinebusiness #findingfreedom #travels #wanderlust #locationfreedom #financialfreedom #timefreedom #quityourjob #thankful #grateful #blessed #workwithme #workonline #traveltheworld #stateside #instatravel #instaselfie #travelgram #travelforbusiness #lifeisforliving #lifeisgood #positivevibes

When 170 CEO’s from around the globe takeover a bar in San Diego! 🥳

What a night, meeting up with all these amazing people.

We see each other daily in our CEO Facebook community and on our weekly Mastermind calls, but to finally meet in person was fantastic!

I can honesty say I network with the best bunch of people in the world. 🤩

#whiskeygirl #sandiego #gaslampquarter #california #calilove #networkmarketers #ceomovement #takeover #onlinebusiness #findingfreedom #travels #wanderlust #locationfreedom #financialfreedom #timefreedom #quityourjob #thankful #grateful #blessed #workwithme #workonline #traveltheworld #stateside #instatravel #instaselfie #travelgram #travelforbusiness #lifeisforliving #lifeisgood #positivevibes

Holy Ground - The place we stand on when we carry the presence of God. We don’t have to be in a church or temple to be standing on holy ground. We don’t have to do a ritual or produce something to walk in His footsteps. The very presence we carry when we are vessels of His love creates a Holy atmosphere everywhere we go.
When we say yes to removing our sandals (sin nature) and choose to follow Gods call on our lives, the very ground beneath our feet becomes a holy habitation. 
As we entered church at the children’s home yesterday and physically took off our sandals this concept sank deep in my spirit. I looked around and saw holy ground. I saw little faces that have so little worshipping freely and as a family. 60 children that know what it is to stand on holy ground - to walk in His presence. To rely on His love and to carry that with them. There is so much joy in this place. There is so much beauty and freedom when we can learn to stand on holy ground. So with tears in my eyes I looked around and realized I don’t want to spend another second not standing on holy ground - and the good news is, I don’t have to! I can walk in that everywhere I go because of a Savior that went before me 🌿
#findingfreedom #holyground #travelchangesus #thailand #shiftthenarrative

Holy Ground - The place we stand on when we carry the presence of God. We don’t have to be in a church or temple to be standing on holy ground. We don’t have to do a ritual or produce something to walk in His footsteps. The very presence we carry when we are vessels of His love creates a Holy atmosphere everywhere we go.
When we say yes to removing our sandals (sin nature) and choose to follow Gods call on our lives, the very ground beneath our feet becomes a holy habitation.
As we entered church at the children’s home yesterday and physically took off our sandals this concept sank deep in my spirit. I looked around and saw holy ground. I saw little faces that have so little worshipping freely and as a family. 60 children that know what it is to stand on holy ground - to walk in His presence. To rely on His love and to carry that with them. There is so much joy in this place. There is so much beauty and freedom when we can learn to stand on holy ground. So with tears in my eyes I looked around and realized I don’t want to spend another second not standing on holy ground - and the good news is, I don’t have to! I can walk in that everywhere I go because of a Savior that went before me 🌿
#findingfreedom #holyground #travelchangesus #thailand #shiftthenarrative

I was dubbed ‘Flower Child’ last night and I’m 800% cool with it.
🌻 Beautiful day for a wedding by the way.

This last minute consignment find was PERFECT.
Last year I gave up supporting fast fashion companies. The only clothes I’ll buy either have to be from ethical + environmental companies who’s morals and missions I can get behind, OR consignment, 2nd hand or vintage shops.

Had it been challenging?!
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Has it been rewarding?
Absolutely.

I’ve become so much more intentional with my purchases and who I’ll support. I’ve discovered great companies, such as @tamgadesigns and @message_factory, who make beautiful, ethical + sustainable pieces;
My closet is no longer stuffed with clothes I bought just because they were “cheap”.
Not only am I saving money, but I’m helping save the planet. The fashion industry is rough on our Mother Earth, and once I knew that my shopping habits were not helping, I began to shift my purchasing.

If you want more Earth friendly tips, make sure to follow my sustainability account:
@the.simple.planet

As consumers, we hold all the power ✨
When you start putting the Earth, our HOME, first, simple shifts become easier ✌🏼

I was dubbed ‘Flower Child’ last night and I’m 800% cool with it.
🌻 Beautiful day for a wedding by the way.

This last minute consignment find was PERFECT.
Last year I gave up supporting fast fashion companies. The only clothes I’ll buy either have to be from ethical + environmental companies who’s morals and missions I can get behind, OR consignment, 2nd hand or vintage shops.

Had it been challenging?!
💯
Has it been rewarding?
Absolutely.

I’ve become so much more intentional with my purchases and who I’ll support. I’ve discovered great companies, such as @tamgadesigns and @message_factory, who make beautiful, ethical + sustainable pieces;
My closet is no longer stuffed with clothes I bought just because they were “cheap”.
Not only am I saving money, but I’m helping save the planet. The fashion industry is rough on our Mother Earth, and once I knew that my shopping habits were not helping, I began to shift my purchasing.

If you want more Earth friendly tips, make sure to follow my sustainability account:
@the.simple.planet

As consumers, we hold all the power ✨
When you start putting the Earth, our HOME, first, simple shifts become easier ✌🏼

I’ve said this before on here, but one of the biggest things I struggle with (and always have) is being able to slow down.
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I tend to create a lot of rush, stress and hurry in my life and it does not feel good and I truly believe that we are able to choose calm and joy in every moment.
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So this is just another reminder for me (and for you) to slow down and choose peace☮️
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Happy Sunday loves💜 ⠀
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#edrecovery #dietssuck #loveyourbody #exerciseaddiction #teenbodyimage #teengirls #anorexia #anorexiarecovery #selfacceptance #bodyimagehelp #bodyimage #intuitiveeating #eatingdisorder #bodylove #findingfreedom #eatingdisorderrecovery #bingeeating #loveyourbody #stretchmarksarecool #tummylove  #mentalhealth #selflovespo #edwarrior #gainingweightiscool #girlpower #bodyobsession #fitness #antidiet #teeneatingdisorder

I’ve said this before on here, but one of the biggest things I struggle with (and always have) is being able to slow down.

I tend to create a lot of rush, stress and hurry in my life and it does not feel good and I truly believe that we are able to choose calm and joy in every moment.

So this is just another reminder for me (and for you) to slow down and choose peace☮️

Happy Sunday loves💜 ⠀




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#edrecovery #dietssuck #loveyourbody #exerciseaddiction #teenbodyimage #teengirls #anorexia #anorexiarecovery #selfacceptance #bodyimagehelp #bodyimage #intuitiveeating #eatingdisorder #bodylove #findingfreedom #eatingdisorderrecovery #bingeeating #loveyourbody #stretchmarksarecool #tummylove #mentalhealth #selflovespo #edwarrior #gainingweightiscool #girlpower #bodyobsession #fitness #antidiet #teeneatingdisorder

#BookReview The Carrero Contract: Finding Freedom by @l.t.marshall 
Series: #TheCarreroSeries 9
My Rating: 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩
Pages: 658
Publisher: @pictpublishing 
Available: 21 June 2019
Genre: Romance / Fiction / Contemporary Romance / Mafia

Blurb:
CAMILLA WALTERS and ALEXI CARRERO embark on the final installment of their trilogy.

Love confessions hanging in the air and yet a fog of mistrust and confusion clouds the way. So much has passed and yet so much still to resolve. Danger still lurking in dark corners, threatening her life and all she is building.

A mafia based enemies to lovers tale that has gripped our hearts and pulled us on a turbulent journey to this moment.Love him or leave him, put the past to rest or let it destroy what could be.

Can she ever forgive him and allow her heart the happiness it deserves?. Can Alexi truly be what she needs?

Contains some mature, adult content, and language.

Find my #review #fivestarreview on my Blog madeupbookreviews.home.blog

#clubcarrero #carreromafia #pictpublishing #teamalexi #teamcarrero #camlexi #thecarrerocontract #findingfreedom

#BookReview The Carrero Contract: Finding Freedom by @l.t.marshall
Series: #TheCarreroSeries 9
My Rating: 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩
Pages: 658
Publisher: @pictpublishing
Available: 21 June 2019
Genre: Romance / Fiction / Contemporary Romance / Mafia

Blurb:
CAMILLA WALTERS and ALEXI CARRERO embark on the final installment of their trilogy.

Love confessions hanging in the air and yet a fog of mistrust and confusion clouds the way. So much has passed and yet so much still to resolve. Danger still lurking in dark corners, threatening her life and all she is building.

A mafia based enemies to lovers tale that has gripped our hearts and pulled us on a turbulent journey to this moment.Love him or leave him, put the past to rest or let it destroy what could be.

Can she ever forgive him and allow her heart the happiness it deserves?. Can Alexi truly be what she needs?

Contains some mature, adult content, and language.

Find my #review #fivestarreview on my Blog madeupbookreviews.home.blog

#clubcarrero #carreromafia #pictpublishing #teamalexi #teamcarrero #camlexi #thecarrerocontract #findingfreedom

She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom.
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#thescarletletter #findingfreedom #letgo #freespirit #whidbeyisland #islandvibes #pnwhiking #sunnydays #pugetsoundlife
Oily inspo!! ⠀
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#mariekondo #oilyinspo #alltheoils

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#mariekondo #oilyinspo #alltheoils

The best qualities in life are free.
#findingfreedom #sharingiscaring #itsnottoolate #liveandlearn

The best qualities in life are free.
#findingfreedom #sharingiscaring #itsnottoolate #liveandlearn

What would change in your life if you weren’t afraid of anybody’s disapproval?

Do you know that it’s a core and primal fear? The fear of disapproval.  Because disapproval meant getting shunned from the tribe. And that meant certain death. We are designed to survive in tribes. That’s why we want so much to be liked, and to fit in.

It’s so interesting that after evolving for so many centuries, this fear still holds us back.

So how WOULD your life change if you were not afraid of anyone’s disapproval.

For me... I would do more videos, I would post more of my ideas, I would talk more about unconventional ways of finding emotional and physical health.  I guess I would have the courage to be more ‘weird’ but it would look and feel like freedom.  What would it be for you?

#findingfreedom #couragetorise

What would change in your life if you weren’t afraid of anybody’s disapproval?

Do you know that it’s a core and primal fear? The fear of disapproval. Because disapproval meant getting shunned from the tribe. And that meant certain death. We are designed to survive in tribes. That’s why we want so much to be liked, and to fit in.

It’s so interesting that after evolving for so many centuries, this fear still holds us back.

So how WOULD your life change if you were not afraid of anyone’s disapproval.

For me... I would do more videos, I would post more of my ideas, I would talk more about unconventional ways of finding emotional and physical health. I guess I would have the courage to be more ‘weird’ but it would look and feel like freedom. What would it be for you?

#findingfreedom #couragetorise

New Zealand 🇳🇿 , Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 and New York City 🇺🇸... but all in San Diego for the same thing... I didn’t know these girls until 2 days ago, when they arrived in my room at my hostel.

Curiosity got me thinking of this question that I had to ask. What were they here for?

We got chatting and quickly realised we were all here for the CEO Movement Live event! 
How crazy is that?! 🤯

It’s amazing how this community brings people from all walks of life together. 💙

#sandiego #ceomovementtakeover #hostellife #gaslampquarter #findingfreedom #traveltheworld #travelphotography #travelgram #instatravel #wanderlust #girlswhotravel #girlboss #onlinebusiness #earnonline #quityourjob #thankful #grateful #blessed #lifeisforliving #liveyourbestlife #worldwidetravel #workwithme #friends #timefreedom #locationfreedom #financialfreedom #nowisthetime #change #positivevibes

New Zealand 🇳🇿 , Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 and New York City 🇺🇸... but all in San Diego for the same thing... I didn’t know these girls until 2 days ago, when they arrived in my room at my hostel.

Curiosity got me thinking of this question that I had to ask. What were they here for?

We got chatting and quickly realised we were all here for the CEO Movement Live event!
How crazy is that?! 🤯

It’s amazing how this community brings people from all walks of life together. 💙

#sandiego #ceomovementtakeover #hostellife #gaslampquarter #findingfreedom #traveltheworld #travelphotography #travelgram #instatravel #wanderlust #girlswhotravel #girlboss #onlinebusiness #earnonline #quityourjob #thankful #grateful #blessed #lifeisforliving #liveyourbestlife #worldwidetravel #workwithme #friends #timefreedom #locationfreedom #financialfreedom #nowisthetime #change #positivevibes

Finding my happy place by coloring in the backyard while my son plays in the sandbox. This is heaven!
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Show me your happy place!
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#lifecoachforwomen #adultcoloring #findingfreedom #coloring #erincanavanmarkscoaching #nature #naturalspaces #backyardlife #parenting #prismacolor

Finding my happy place by coloring in the backyard while my son plays in the sandbox. This is heaven!
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Show me your happy place!
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#lifecoachforwomen #adultcoloring #findingfreedom #coloring #erincanavanmarkscoaching #nature #naturalspaces #backyardlife #parenting #prismacolor

St Croix River

St Croix River

Beautifully green walk along the St Croix River

Beautifully green walk along the St Croix River

Next on my long list of #books #toread #Inthewaitingbook by #tymmereitz @tymmereitz "Our lives are not forgotten in the waiting, they are formed"

Next on my long list of #books #toread #Inthewaitingbook by #tymmereitz @tymmereitz "Our lives are not forgotten in the waiting, they are formed"

Isn’t it funny when things pop into your life unexpectedly. At the perfect time.
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8 years ago when I became a mom, I went back to work full time. Because I knew of no other option. I thought that’s what I was supposed to do. And at that time in my life it served me to do so.
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But as my life changed, I found that the same things weren’t serving me. As a mom I wanted to be WITH my kids. Be able to run to the school Last minute if needed. Or go to their games. And be home with them when they are sick. And most importantly, for them to get the best part of me, not what was left of me after a long work day.
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This is on my heart because I’ve had two women tell me lately they want more. One momma doesn’t want her hubby to work anymore overtime. So he can be present with his family more. And a brand new momma who doesn’t want to go back to work after her maternity leave. And it brings me to tears because I don’t want her to have to.
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Life opens up when you are able to do things because you WANT to and not because you have to. When you find the thing that frees you from that 9-5 clock And allows you to be HOME with your babies. You share it. With other women. Everyday. As there is nothing better than creating the life you always dreamed. That passion and mission God has put in front of me will never, ever get old. ✨#faithoverfear #lifebydesign #findingfreedom #frontporch #momlife #trio #lifeofmydreams #passionandpurpose #momstruggles #aintnothing #itstartswithyou #dreamscometrue✨ #nevergivein #determinedaf #stitchfix

Isn’t it funny when things pop into your life unexpectedly. At the perfect time.

8 years ago when I became a mom, I went back to work full time. Because I knew of no other option. I thought that’s what I was supposed to do. And at that time in my life it served me to do so.

But as my life changed, I found that the same things weren’t serving me. As a mom I wanted to be WITH my kids. Be able to run to the school Last minute if needed. Or go to their games. And be home with them when they are sick. And most importantly, for them to get the best part of me, not what was left of me after a long work day.

This is on my heart because I’ve had two women tell me lately they want more. One momma doesn’t want her hubby to work anymore overtime. So he can be present with his family more. And a brand new momma who doesn’t want to go back to work after her maternity leave. And it brings me to tears because I don’t want her to have to.

Life opens up when you are able to do things because you WANT to and not because you have to. When you find the thing that frees you from that 9-5 clock And allows you to be HOME with your babies. You share it. With other women. Everyday. As there is nothing better than creating the life you always dreamed. That passion and mission God has put in front of me will never, ever get old. ✨ #faithoverfear #lifebydesign #findingfreedom #frontporch #momlife #trio #lifeofmydreams #passionandpurpose #momstruggles #aintnothing #itstartswithyou #dreamscometrue#nevergivein #determinedaf #stitchfix

Finally back at writing. 4 Ways to Find Freedom up on the blog. http://heathervshore.com/4-ways-to-find-freedom/ 
#writersofinstagram #freedom #findingfreedom #psalms

Finally back at writing. 4 Ways to Find Freedom up on the blog. http://heathervshore.com/4-ways-to-find-freedom/
#writersofinstagram #freedom #findingfreedom #psalms

🎁 Gift 🎁 Gift 
If I pause in the moment,
this very moment becomes a gift!
Then this very day, week, year.. life 
They are all gifts, 
They are all blessings.

Then I realize they are not really mine,
They are just shared with me 
They are just granted to me.

Then I find freedom!
Then I find my true self! 
Unbounded by the manifestations,
Expanded beyond the senses

I Gift myself the freedom of the moment
I Gift myself my true self.
We are already free,
Our true self is always here,
Here to stay.
🎁 Gift 🎁 Gift .
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#litbigsun #freedom #free #findingfreedom #findinglove #freetolive #freetolove #moment #momentoffreedom #momentoflove #spiritualawakening #spirituality #beyondthesenses #giftsofspirit #share #sharedlove #community #love #be #beherenow #here #now #iamfree #iam #iamloved #youareloved #thankful #grateful #blessed #beblessed

🎁 Gift 🎁 Gift
If I pause in the moment,
this very moment becomes a gift!
Then this very day, week, year.. life
They are all gifts,
They are all blessings.

Then I realize they are not really mine,
They are just shared with me
They are just granted to me.

Then I find freedom!
Then I find my true self!
Unbounded by the manifestations,
Expanded beyond the senses

I Gift myself the freedom of the moment
I Gift myself my true self.
We are already free,
Our true self is always here,
Here to stay.
🎁 Gift 🎁 Gift .
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#litbigsun #freedom #free #findingfreedom #findinglove #freetolive #freetolove #moment #momentoffreedom #momentoflove #spiritualawakening #spirituality #beyondthesenses #giftsofspirit #share #sharedlove #community #love #be #beherenow #here #now #iamfree #iam #iamloved #youareloved #thankful #grateful #blessed #beblessed

How are you caring for all three parts today in order to obtain true health?

How are you caring for all three parts today in order to obtain true health?

😍 Hey Friends, there’s a few NEW faces here so I wanted to introduce Myself!
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😃 My name is Jodi. I’m from South Africa originally & I’ve lived in London for nearly 24 years...
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💛 My MISSION is to empower & help Women to Raise their Self Worth. Being your own best friend & respecting, trusting & believing in Yourself IS life changing!!
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😬 Coming from someone who lives with chronic pain & has been through a fair bit of adversity, when you don’t take care of your needs, put yourself first & show yourself the Love & Kindness you deserve, life can be pretty tough & we ain’t got NO time for that!
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😆 I love making people laugh and seeing them happy. I laugh at myself too at times. I’m an old soul, I love beautiful flowers, crystals, candles, cocktails, sushi, avocados, artichokes, a decent pizza, good coffee & dark chocolate +++
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🤷‍♀️ I don’t deprive myself of anything, life is way too short to be so hard on oneself’! I believe in progress over perfection & being kind to others as much as possible is important to me as you have no idea what they’re going through...
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🤩 I’m 5”10 tall, I’m an Eternal Optimist, I see the good in every one & I absolutely am full of life & try to enjoy living in the moment. What’s the point of fussing about the future when nothing is guaranteed (as the surgeon reminded me before my 3rd lower spine surgery).
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🎤 Now, tell me a bit about YOU! I’d love to hear from you ~ Go for it!
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♥️ Have an amazing Weekend...

😍 Hey Friends, there’s a few NEW faces here so I wanted to introduce Myself!
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😃 My name is Jodi. I’m from South Africa originally & I’ve lived in London for nearly 24 years...
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💛 My MISSION is to empower & help Women to Raise their Self Worth. Being your own best friend & respecting, trusting & believing in Yourself IS life changing!!
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😬 Coming from someone who lives with chronic pain & has been through a fair bit of adversity, when you don’t take care of your needs, put yourself first & show yourself the Love & Kindness you deserve, life can be pretty tough & we ain’t got NO time for that!
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😆 I love making people laugh and seeing them happy. I laugh at myself too at times. I’m an old soul, I love beautiful flowers, crystals, candles, cocktails, sushi, avocados, artichokes, a decent pizza, good coffee & dark chocolate +++
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🤷‍♀️ I don’t deprive myself of anything, life is way too short to be so hard on oneself’! I believe in progress over perfection & being kind to others as much as possible is important to me as you have no idea what they’re going through...
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🤩 I’m 5”10 tall, I’m an Eternal Optimist, I see the good in every one & I absolutely am full of life & try to enjoy living in the moment. What’s the point of fussing about the future when nothing is guaranteed (as the surgeon reminded me before my 3rd lower spine surgery).
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🎤 Now, tell me a bit about YOU! I’d love to hear from you ~ Go for it!
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♥️ Have an amazing Weekend...

Going to the temple was one of the more contradictory things I’ve experienced in my life. There was so much beauty mixed with so much oppression. So ornate and yet full of sadness. I saw ritual and routine but a total void of freedom. I felt a heaviness that tried to overpower my senses. 
It was such a tangible way to experience the weight that comes from separation from God. The lack of clarity and freedom that takes place when we are walking in the worlds way of being. The distance that is introduced when we walk in man-made rules and regulations. 
It gave me a new appreciation for the freedom I have to worship God. For the lack of rigid structures that confine the power and goodness of my Father. I’m thankful for new friendships that are forming around the love of God. And strengthening of old friendships that are going deeper. 
#findingfreedom #thailand #travelchangesus #growingtogether #theseareformymomma

Going to the temple was one of the more contradictory things I’ve experienced in my life. There was so much beauty mixed with so much oppression. So ornate and yet full of sadness. I saw ritual and routine but a total void of freedom. I felt a heaviness that tried to overpower my senses.
It was such a tangible way to experience the weight that comes from separation from God. The lack of clarity and freedom that takes place when we are walking in the worlds way of being. The distance that is introduced when we walk in man-made rules and regulations.
It gave me a new appreciation for the freedom I have to worship God. For the lack of rigid structures that confine the power and goodness of my Father. I’m thankful for new friendships that are forming around the love of God. And strengthening of old friendships that are going deeper.
#findingfreedom #thailand #travelchangesus #growingtogether #theseareformymomma

So much green🌳🌲🌿🌾

So much green🌳🌲🌿🌾

Have a great summer🌞

Have a great summer🌞

hello, here’s a blurry shiny photo of me back in June last year. And an especially shiny non blurry photo of me now! 
June....Wow. A year ago exactly almost. 
I can’t even begin to say how much has changed since then. Yes, physically a little, but most of all mentally. In the first photo I was only just starting to really embrace recovery, just starting to realise how long it would really take (not a quick two month job after all), and really just starting to try and nourish myself properly, with food but emotionally too. Things felt a bit blurred still, a bit muted, a bit rough, much like the photo itself. 
It was my first time travelling in recovery and I honestly found it very very hard. I was slightly distanced from the recovery space and community I had at home - being in the middle of Vermont with no connections or way of outreaching may, in hindsight, have been a little too much, too soon, but it gave me an initial push into recovery because I so badly wanted to prove I could cope travelling, and that’s something I am so grateful for.

And look where I am now, a year later! - travelling the world, still working on myself but with the ability to see clearly, to fully interact with people and my surroundings, to really live and experience everything in such a whole, full way. 
I want to give the Johanna in the first photo a hug, tell her to keep doing what she’s doing, that the fear will not go away, but it will get so so so so much better, that she will find her laugh again, that it’ll all come together someday, somehow, and most of all, that she is okay, that she can enjoy where she is and the journey because it will all continue to be okay if she keeps doing what she’s doing ♥️
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#edrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #recoveryisworthit #eatittobeatit #findingfreedom #thoughts #anorexiarecovery #bulimiarecovery #recovery #learn #12steps #journey #learningtolive #selflove #growth #flashback #lettertomyself #inspiration #itllbeokay #care #reflection #edcommunity #recoverywin #fightforyourself #happy #happiness #laugh #fear #love #edwarrior

hello, here’s a blurry shiny photo of me back in June last year. And an especially shiny non blurry photo of me now!
June....Wow. A year ago exactly almost.
I can’t even begin to say how much has changed since then. Yes, physically a little, but most of all mentally. In the first photo I was only just starting to really embrace recovery, just starting to realise how long it would really take (not a quick two month job after all), and really just starting to try and nourish myself properly, with food but emotionally too. Things felt a bit blurred still, a bit muted, a bit rough, much like the photo itself.
It was my first time travelling in recovery and I honestly found it very very hard. I was slightly distanced from the recovery space and community I had at home - being in the middle of Vermont with no connections or way of outreaching may, in hindsight, have been a little too much, too soon, but it gave me an initial push into recovery because I so badly wanted to prove I could cope travelling, and that’s something I am so grateful for.

And look where I am now, a year later! - travelling the world, still working on myself but with the ability to see clearly, to fully interact with people and my surroundings, to really live and experience everything in such a whole, full way.
I want to give the Johanna in the first photo a hug, tell her to keep doing what she’s doing, that the fear will not go away, but it will get so so so so much better, that she will find her laugh again, that it’ll all come together someday, somehow, and most of all, that she is okay, that she can enjoy where she is and the journey because it will all continue to be okay if she keeps doing what she’s doing ♥️
























#edrecovery #eatingdisorderrecovery #recoveryisworthit #eatittobeatit #findingfreedom #thoughts #anorexiarecovery #bulimiarecovery #recovery #learn #12steps #journey #learningtolive #selflove #growth #flashback #lettertomyself #inspiration #itllbeokay #care #reflection #edcommunity #recoverywin #fightforyourself #happy #happiness #laugh #fear #love #edwarrior

Sometimes I wish I could be as carefree as my dog. She reminds every day why I work so hard.

#findyourtribe #findingfreedom

Sometimes I wish I could be as carefree as my dog. She reminds every day why I work so hard.

#findyourtribe #findingfreedom

It’s #internationalyogaday so I thought I would share something I wrote in grade 12 for a school project:
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“Yoga, was that you?
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As I was lying in bed the other night, I came to realize I’ve never been more confident and comfortable with whom I am, than I am right now, in this exact moment. Where the heck did this come from? Was it the therapy I’ve dedicated myself to for the past 3 years? The numerous positive post-it notes hanging up everywhere I went? The rule I enforced on saying 3 positive comments about myself after I said 1 negative one? ⠀
What the heck was it?
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And then it dawned on me, it was my yoga practice.
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I devoted myself to a yoga practice at the early age of 15. I was at a time in my life when I was completely lost. I didn’t know who I was, or who I wanted to be. I was anything but comfortable, confident or happy. And being diagnosed with an eating disorder, depression and anxiety, plus developing into a woman, did not help.
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Since I was at a time in my life where I was desperate to heal, I was up to trying anything. So, I simply went on YouTube and typed “yoga at home”, clicked the first video and have been practicing daily ever since.

Yoga has taught me: -to slow down
-how to have compassion
-all about self love
-that I don’t have to be perfect
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Yes yoga, it was you. It was you who gave me the confidence to be myself, to love myself, to be comfortable in my own skin and to become my #bestself yet. And for that, I thank you. ⠀
If you are someone who is in a funk like I was, trying to find confidence and happiness in your life, I urge you to try yoga. Even 10 minutes a day can do wonders.”
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#edrecovery #dietssuck #loveyourbody #exerciseaddiction #teenbodyimage #teengirls #anorexia #anorexiarecovery #selfacceptance #bodyimagehelp #bodyimage #intuitiveeating #eatingdisorder #bodylove #findingfreedom #eatingdisorderrecovery #bingeeating #loveyourbody #stretchmarksarecool #tummylove  #mentalhealth #selflovespo #edwarrior #gainingweightiscool #girlpower #bodyobsession #fitness #antidiet #teeneatingdisorder

It’s #internationalyogaday so I thought I would share something I wrote in grade 12 for a school project:

“Yoga, was that you?

As I was lying in bed the other night, I came to realize I’ve never been more confident and comfortable with whom I am, than I am right now, in this exact moment. Where the heck did this come from? Was it the therapy I’ve dedicated myself to for the past 3 years? The numerous positive post-it notes hanging up everywhere I went? The rule I enforced on saying 3 positive comments about myself after I said 1 negative one? ⠀
What the heck was it?

And then it dawned on me, it was my yoga practice.

I devoted myself to a yoga practice at the early age of 15. I was at a time in my life when I was completely lost. I didn’t know who I was, or who I wanted to be. I was anything but comfortable, confident or happy. And being diagnosed with an eating disorder, depression and anxiety, plus developing into a woman, did not help.

Since I was at a time in my life where I was desperate to heal, I was up to trying anything. So, I simply went on YouTube and typed “yoga at home”, clicked the first video and have been practicing daily ever since.

Yoga has taught me: -to slow down
-how to have compassion
-all about self love
-that I don’t have to be perfect

Yes yoga, it was you. It was you who gave me the confidence to be myself, to love myself, to be comfortable in my own skin and to become my #bestself yet. And for that, I thank you. ⠀
If you are someone who is in a funk like I was, trying to find confidence and happiness in your life, I urge you to try yoga. Even 10 minutes a day can do wonders.”

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#edrecovery #dietssuck #loveyourbody #exerciseaddiction #teenbodyimage #teengirls #anorexia #anorexiarecovery #selfacceptance #bodyimagehelp #bodyimage #intuitiveeating #eatingdisorder #bodylove #findingfreedom #eatingdisorderrecovery #bingeeating #loveyourbody #stretchmarksarecool #tummylove #mentalhealth #selflovespo #edwarrior #gainingweightiscool #girlpower #bodyobsession #fitness #antidiet #teeneatingdisorder

I see you 👀 ⁣
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Struggling to lose weight.⁣
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Can you answer these three simple questions with me? (I promise, nobody can read your mind. It’ll be your secret)⁣
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1️⃣ What do you want? ⁣
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2️⃣ What do you need to do to achieve that? ⁣
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3️⃣ And if you don’t do that then where will that leave you? ⁣
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Sometimes it’s as simple as that.⁣
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We can’t always let excuses take over.⁣
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You know what you want (to feel good in your body, to feel more secure in your relationship, to have the energy to play with your kids)⁣
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You know what you need (to commit to a program that provides accountability and a customized plan for your body!)⁣
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& You know where you’ll be if you don’t take action (in the same position your in now)⁣
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So what’s your next step? ⁣
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🌈Enrollment for The Fit4Life Method (my signature 1:1 online wellness program!) ends in 6 days (or when spots are full, there is ONE ☝🏽 spot left)! ⁣
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***Apply at the link in my bio @healthyandhappywithsarina 🥂***

I see you 👀 ⁣

Struggling to lose weight.⁣

Can you answer these three simple questions with me? (I promise, nobody can read your mind. It’ll be your secret)⁣

1️⃣ What do you want? ⁣

2️⃣ What do you need to do to achieve that? ⁣

3️⃣ And if you don’t do that then where will that leave you? ⁣

Sometimes it’s as simple as that.⁣

We can’t always let excuses take over.⁣

You know what you want (to feel good in your body, to feel more secure in your relationship, to have the energy to play with your kids)⁣

You know what you need (to commit to a program that provides accountability and a customized plan for your body!)⁣

& You know where you’ll be if you don’t take action (in the same position your in now)⁣

So what’s your next step? ⁣

🌈Enrollment for The Fit4Life Method (my signature 1:1 online wellness program!) ends in 6 days (or when spots are full, there is ONE ☝🏽 spot left)! ⁣

***Apply at the link in my bio @healthyandhappywithsarina 🥂***

.This. Is everything! 🙌🏼
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All about perspective.

.This. Is everything! 🙌🏼
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All about perspective.

Work lunches have become my fave because they're generally the foods I like that I cant get hunter to eat with me for dinner 😂
He's a man with a love for a whole lotta chicken and sweet potatoes so my canned fish and funky fruits are saved for quick and easy lunches 😋
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@traderjoes smoked sardines in olive oil + cilantro lime rice + arugula + @traderjoes jack fruit sauteed in coconut oil and cayenne pepper. •
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#wholefoods#balance#findingfreedom#foodisgood#godisgreater#foodisfuel#protein#carbs#healthyfats#budget#healthyeats#chicken#seafood#sweetpotatoes#sardines#rice#eatyourveggies#faithandfood#faith#choosejoy#choosejesus#recovery#edrecovery#foodblog#mealdiary#summereats#faithinspired#christian

Work lunches have become my fave because they're generally the foods I like that I cant get hunter to eat with me for dinner 😂
He's a man with a love for a whole lotta chicken and sweet potatoes so my canned fish and funky fruits are saved for quick and easy lunches 😋
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@traderjoes smoked sardines in olive oil + cilantro lime rice + arugula + @traderjoes jack fruit sauteed in coconut oil and cayenne pepper. •

#wholefoods #balance #findingfreedom #foodisgood #godisgreater #foodisfuel #protein #carbs #healthyfats #budget #healthyeats #chicken #seafood #sweetpotatoes #sardines #rice #eatyourveggies #faithandfood #faith #choosejoy #choosejesus #recovery #edrecovery #foodblog #mealdiary #summereats #faithinspired #christian

You guys. THIS BOOK. I didn’t even know I needed it but I’m so glad I stumbled across it at Barnes and Nobles one day. I was browsing the Christian section and picked this book up and flipped to a page that said something like “we planned to have our wedding at 9:30am so we could be done celebrating by noon so we could have sex as soon as possible” (obv not an NJ wedding bc those are AT LEAST 5 hours 😂). I went straight to the register and took it home.
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I was captured by that story because it felt like omg, someone understands what it’s like to grow up in Christian culture. I can’t tell you how many times as a teenager we would joke about things like that!
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I loved this book bc it highlighted so many amazing stories of women hurt by the evangelical purity movement. This book solidified for me why I write my blog and have plans of creating more detailed content on this subject. What pulled me the most was how many of those women who were hurt LEFT THE CHURCH. They didn’t want anything to do with it. I’ve been burned by purity culture. I’ve been really hurt by how the church handled sex education. But I love Jesus and my relationship with God.
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I didn’t agree with all author wrote about but I loved the stories she shared. It really validated my experience. I want other women to know that even if you’ve been hurt by the Church, you can still heal and know and love Jesus through it. This book burns into my heart a deeper passion to keep writing and keep sharing my experience so others can find healing as well.
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Have you read this?? What do you think??

You guys. THIS BOOK. I didn’t even know I needed it but I’m so glad I stumbled across it at Barnes and Nobles one day. I was browsing the Christian section and picked this book up and flipped to a page that said something like “we planned to have our wedding at 9:30am so we could be done celebrating by noon so we could have sex as soon as possible” (obv not an NJ wedding bc those are AT LEAST 5 hours 😂). I went straight to the register and took it home.
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I was captured by that story because it felt like omg, someone understands what it’s like to grow up in Christian culture. I can’t tell you how many times as a teenager we would joke about things like that!
📖
I loved this book bc it highlighted so many amazing stories of women hurt by the evangelical purity movement. This book solidified for me why I write my blog and have plans of creating more detailed content on this subject. What pulled me the most was how many of those women who were hurt LEFT THE CHURCH. They didn’t want anything to do with it. I’ve been burned by purity culture. I’ve been really hurt by how the church handled sex education. But I love Jesus and my relationship with God.
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I didn’t agree with all author wrote about but I loved the stories she shared. It really validated my experience. I want other women to know that even if you’ve been hurt by the Church, you can still heal and know and love Jesus through it. This book burns into my heart a deeper passion to keep writing and keep sharing my experience so others can find healing as well.
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Have you read this?? What do you think??