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The weeks leading up to this birthday have left me run ragged with numerous obligations, pre-booked time, and little to no opportunities for myself. Which is why it’s so very important, today of all days, to take the time to myself to reflect on it all, just as I do every year. Back in January,…

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if it makes you happy : finding + accepting your talisman

So I guess now you’re probably just wondering. . . why? Why does any of this matter? Why should we care about your experience at this D23 thing? Why are you obsessed with the Toy Story ball? Why am I even still reading this? Well, I’m about to tell you. After a good while away…

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i am a ball…i am a pixar ball

By now, you probably feel like you’re experiencing some kind of whiplash between The Highwomen, The Wild Woman, something happening in California and the news of this Pixar ball that I promised y’all a week ago. So for now, let’s jump back into it: my Disney saga. Let’s be real: most high-intensity large-group scenarios make…

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who do you want to be?

For me, it’s Jenna Kutcher. Or some pseudo-version of her mixed with Elizabeth Gilbert and Cheryl Strayed. With a dash of Frida Kahlo, maybe, or Flannery O’Connor. Back when I was 6, I thought I could grow up to be Belle from Beauty & The Beast. When I was 13, I took a magazine-sized poster…

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