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Will The Good 2

Will The Good 2 was soooooooo awesome! We can't thank everyone enough who came to shop, drink, eat, dance, pose, hula-hoop and hit the pole -- and my friends who helped make it happen: Yelp, Goodwill of Central Iowa, AC Hotel East Village, Figment Art Photography, Club B-Fit and DJ Rock Paper Scissors and the ASOME babes. My heart is full knowing so many of you are so down to help save the earth...one second-hand purchase at a time. We all really can make such an incredible impact with our purchase power and practices, can't wait to keep spreading the #secondhandstyle word and way with you all 💚♻️💚 Here's a recap of the night, and check the rest of the amazing...

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You can find me in the club

So far this month, we’ve celebrated: National Women’s Health Week ✔ Mental Health Month ✔ And overall calm > chaos ✔✔ But we’ve got one more -- National Physical Fitness & Sports Month💪 I’ve been pretty active my whole life, sports from a young age and long-time YMCA member (+ board member!), so I’ve tried out a whole lot of exercise classes/fads/etc. But never had I ever been to a gym like Club B-FIT. They have aerial yoga, boot camp classes annnnnnnd pole fitness! So when a friend started going there and telling me about it (and in January I was feeling every ounce of all the post-midterms feelings) I knew I had to try it. I wasn’t totally sure...

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Mental Health Month (As Practiced by M.E.)

We’re keeping the calm > chaos theme going, and perfect timing because... May is Mental Health Month! We talked last week about yoga being a bad-ass workout, but also a workout with mental health benefits, and I know for me, that’s something I overlooked for way, way, way too long. So this week I’ve got a few other things to share that have helped me and my mental health! This is probably not new news to most of you, but here in the states, we think working non-stop, doing it all, go-go-go (ie the #hustleculture) is the only way to live + be successful. And I have absolutely played that game - partially because it’s the nature of working on...

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Namaste-ing into National Women's Health Week

Happy National Women's Health Week!!! “The week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. The 20th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 12, and is celebrated through May 18, 2019.”  As promised, we're re-focusing on lessening the chaos in our lives and re-upping all the healthy things we can do to help make that happen -- and one thing that's been a huge assist for me in that area has been YOGA! After being quite the yoga-hater for quite a while, I decided to give it go, and 7 years later, I’m still so down (dog). My initial hell-no to the flow was...

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