Mallie

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International Travel Recap: Land-Based Vacations

International Travel Recap: Land-Based Vacations

Given the amount of ground we (literally) cover on each cruise, I thought it made sense to group our two big land-based vacations together into one longer post. This ignores trips like our family vacation to Disney World with both Matt’s family and my own, or any...

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International travel recap: overview

International travel recap: overview

When Matt and I got married, I made it clear to him that travel was an important part of my life goals, as long as we could afford it. We had done a bit of traveling when we first started on the VORTEX2 project, traveling from small town to small town throughout the...

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Adventures in dog training

Meet Sunny. Sunny is a yellow lab we adopted from Lab Rescue LRCP, which serves the Delmarva region. We brought him home last September, and we had a rough time adjusting to the first dog in the house after having three cats (the cats had a rough adjustment period...

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Let’s try this again…

Let’s try this again…

Hi all, it's been awhile. Honestly, I've been going back and forth on what I want to do with this site since I stopped promoting my coaching business and returned to my more introverted work of editing. I'd like to use this more as an old-fashioned blog, aka a "web...

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Change, chronic illness, and entrepreneurship

Change, chronic illness, and entrepreneurship

Last week was World Mental Health Day, and I posted a long comment on social media about my life right now. It's been over 6 years since I was first diagnosed with OCD, depression, and binge eating disorder, but I haven't been "cured." Mental illness presents an...

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Anxiety or intuition?

Anxiety or intuition?

This week, I took advantage of the #entrepreneurlife and went for a hike in the nearby mountains in the middle of the day. This wasn't my first solo hike, although I'll admit that I don't go out too often alone. I'm out of shape and not a traditional outdoorsy type,...

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Et tu, everything?

Et tu, everything?

I went to my weekly therapy session this morning for another lively round of "what's going on in my head?" As many of you know, I've been diagnosed with chronic depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, and an eating disorder since 2011. I also took a work sabbatical...

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Why I’m leaving my coaching business of 3+ years

Why I’m leaving my coaching business of 3+ years

In January 2013, I had just officially completed my time in academia. As many of my regular followers know, I'd had a mental health breakdown in the summer of 2011 that led to diagnoses of OCD, major depression, and binge eating disorder. After a year of intense...

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About Me

Hi! I'm Mallie. I'm a scientist turned creative entrepreneur, and I talk about unconventional business, travel, lifestyle, and whatever else tickles my fancy. 2008 called, and it wants its blog format back!

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