Slay It Forward

Like most universities, Virginia Tech’s College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the class of 2020 with an online commencement ceremony. But unlike other schools, they included one very good boy in the graduating class: a dog named Moose. The Labrador retriever, an 8-year-old therapy dog at the Cook Counseling Center, received an honorary doctorate in veterinary […]

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Slay Say

Good morning SLAYER! Balance is the key to everything. What we think, do, say, eat, feel, they require awareness, and through this awareness we can grow. New blog goes up Tuesday, until then… SLAY on!

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It Starts In Our Thoughts

It took a lot of humility and work on myself to realize that I had a thinking problem. No matter what outside issue I used to get by, to numb myself or to try to change my feelings, my real issue was my thinking. That realization hit me like a ton of bricks. If my […]

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Slay Say

Good morning SLAYER! Repeat after me: I release the need for old habits in my life! New blog goes up Sunday, until then… SLAY on!

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Repeating Old Behaviors

We know we’re doing it, we know we shouldn’t be doing it, and yet we do it, repeating old behaviors that no longer suit us, and maybe never did, but they were what we knew, or what we were taught, or, what we used to get by when we didn’t know or have the courage […]

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Avoid Slippery Places

As we walk our own path, working to be our best selves, giving back to others, and challenging ourselves to grow and move forward, we can sometimes hit a slippery patch if we’re not paying attention to where we’re going. Those slippery patches can be different for all of us, depending on what we’re not […]

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Refresh, Relax, Recharge

We all lead busy lives, wear a lot of hats, and we put ourselves under enormous pressure each day to be all things to all people, but we often forget to be there for ourselves. To unwind. To practice self-care. To recharge. My schedule has been really busy, and I thrive on busy, but I […]

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New Year, New You

Today is New Year’s Eve. The end of one year and the beginning of another. I’ve never been one for New Year’s Resolutions, I’ve always made commitments to myself as I feel I’m ready for them, or ready for the challenge of them, so the idea of having to come up with them on a […]

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