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Price of Beauty: Eyes


For those who are blessed with long luscious lashes and finely tuned eyebrows, this blog isn’t for you. You should probably keep scrolling. However, for most of us, we could use a little help, after all if what they say is correct and the eyes are the windows to the soul, which means our lashes…

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Human Trafficking


    The United Nations defines human trafficking as the induction by force, fraud, or coercion of a person to engage in the sex trade, or the harboring transportation or obtaining of a person for labor service (or organ removal).  However, for many of us our knowledge of human…

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Bullies Aren’t Just In Childhood


  “Time for bed Hun” Bethany lightly coaxed her daughter from downstairs. She could see the bedroom light on, and it was already past her bedtime. “Taylor? Are you on your phone again? I told you…” her voice trailed as she entered the room. Over her daughter’s shoulder, she saw the comment…

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April


Part 3 of 4 short stories written by our writer, Marissa.  To see the last installment, click here. April: the story of a 22 year old woman who is questioning her future as a married woman. Here’s what I know. Trevor made me believe in the fairytale. High school sweethearts bound for the same…

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Spring Fit


As I age and my morning alarm is met with the sounds of aged bones meeting the floor- I often tell myself I need to take better self-care. Yet, what do you do if the work out of your 20s no longer works in your 30s or 40s. Or what if you are still blessed to be in your 20s with the physical aches…

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For The Love of YOU


Valentine’s Day is here again and along with it the quest for the perfect gift, date, or experience to display your love to your partner. Even if you don’t give in to the pinks and reds surrounding you, you may feel a little pressured to participate, but what if you don’t have a partner this year?…

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January


Marissa submitted part 2 of 4 of her short stories, if you don't recall her first "Autumn" you can revisit it here. These short stories are meant to be thought provoking and relatable to a variety of audiences that we provide services to at Mirrored Images.   Two more miles... Push. Smile.…

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Are YOU on your list this year?


  Every holiday season I struggle with holiday giving. The pressure to find the “perfect” gift can give even the best of us anxiety. Even with online shopping and overnight delivery there never seems to be enough time to complete shopping for everyone on the list, let alone think of yourself.…

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New Turkey Day Traditions


When you get married you have these ideas about your family merging, large family gatherings and Hallmark quality photo ops and then reality happens. My family and our culture didn't really celebrate Thanksgiving (don't look at me like that) but my husband comes from such a large family that one…

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Autumn


Marissa is working on a series of short stories that are completely relatable and hopefully thought provoking to our audience.  Her first entry... Autumn.   [BEEP, BEEP, BEEP].  Why does everything have to have an alarm nowadays, as though my attention deviating for one minute would somehow…

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You Are Enough


Too often we as woman feel like we must compete. The world shows us images that are over altered and filtered to perfection.  Social media displays lives more carefully curated than the MOMA, leaving us to question "what's wrong with this picture, why am I behind the others in this race". Without…

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Love The Skin You’re In


When I was younger, I lost my mother early, so I didn't get some of the lessons you'd need later in life as a woman. I never got the birds and bees, "monthly," or boys talk. However, as I age, I realize there is another lesson to learn; the importance of taking care of the skin you're in. Living…

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