Simplify the Chaos

I have learned that the key to feeling like I can reasonably stay on top of things is to create as much margin as possible in my life.

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A Healthier Home

Rather than another blog post about a word for 2019 or New Years resolution, I wanted to share some of the cleaner living switches we have already made to create a healthier home.

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Wedding Anniversary Reflections for Millennials

I married my best friend after having really only known him for eighteen months. Insert surprise emoji face! You would think making one of the biggest decision of your life, one you literally have to live with daily would require a little more preparation.

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Medical School Isolation for the Spouse

I’ve found more and more husbands and wives struggling with isolation. Many share the expectation that stress from medical school applications and interviews, possibly newly married, and a big move would decrease after the first block starts. Only it increases. The medical student is overwhelmed with adjusting to an intense schedule and trying to figure out a study routine where he or she can actually get through the material not to mention one that will allow for enough time to review before quizzes and exams. Sleep. Eat. And not burnout in the first block….While non-medical spouse is left exploring a new town. Alone. Meeting new friends. Alone. Applying for jobs. Alone.

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Let Your Skin Sparkle not Shrivel This Winter

Memorable winter Grayson storm has just hit the East Coast and it’s made for some enjoyable snow days. One of my favorite things is the sparkle of the snow covered land as the morning sun starts to shine. Along with all the fun that comes from snow days, frigid and dry winter air can take […]

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