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  • Hey y’all!  Here is one of my favorites! 🍈 the #charentaismelon Super sweet, and you can tell their ripe because of the sweet smell in the #garden air!
  • Hey y’all! Here is one of my favorites! 🍈 the #charentaismelon Super sweet, and you can tell their ripe because of the sweet smell in the #garden air!
  • 0 1 2 minutes ago
  • Take it down!
  • Take it down!
  • 1 1 2 minutes ago
  • That awkward moment when-
I have “the town” shirt on
Stranger walking opposite direction with “the city” shirt on. 
Awkward stared down. 
Bitch get outta my town with that shit haha #thetown #oakland #townbiz #rootedinoakland
  • That awkward moment when-
    I have “the town” shirt on
    Stranger walking opposite direction with “the city” shirt on.
    Awkward stared down.
    Bitch get outta my town with that shit haha #thetown #oakland #townbiz #rootedinoakland
  • 1 0 3 minutes ago
  • @makeupbysquidg used glitter number 32 from our “ Sparkle Bar “ $1 each 😍😍😍
  • @makeupbysquidg used glitter number 32 from our “ Sparkle Bar “ $1 each 😍😍😍
  • 2 2 7 minutes ago
  • Soul Mates 💙💜
  • Soul Mates 💙💜
  • 28 1 9 minutes ago
  • A dear friend told me earlier this year, “You’re a billionaire with relationships.” I never thought of life this way before, but this past weekend I felt like it was completely true. 
The greatest joys I had was bringing friends together from different worlds - my east coast and west coast families, childhood friends, BM friends, etc. I wanted everyone I knew to meet each other and know how this feels. 
Some of the biggest lessons I’ve learned in the past years have allowed me to have more love and connection in my life. Hopefully these help you achieve the same. 
What we’re really after in life is love and connection. When we have CONFLICT, it’s easy to justify feeling right at the expense of making others wrong. We often fight 🔥 with 🔥, which exacerbates any situation. It’s easy to not listen, give benefit of the doubt or be empathetic.

But it’s rarely about being right/wrong and usually about having depth/connection with someone and fulfilling the same fundamental needs - wanting to be heard, understood, valued and appreciated. 
Keep in mind the BIG PICTURE: your relationship with someone and the memories you’ll create over life are all worth more than the Pyrrhic victory that comes from indulging in the temptation to feel “right” at the expense of making others wrong. 
To get what we truly want in life, we have to think beyond ourselves in the heat of the moment and BREAK THE CYCLE. This can only be done with love- by wanting to listen and understand, being assertive but nonjudgmental, communicating our feelings, giving others benefit of the doubt, taking responsibility, apologizing, forgiving, forgetting and moving on. 
Keep in mind how we receive, interpret and communicate messages are often FLAWED. Often we project our insecurities or add meaning/judgements to what people say or communicate in ways that others may perceive as judgmental or callous. (HUGE blind spot for many!) This is why it’s important to give benefit of the doubt to others and clarify!

Even if you feel convinced that the other person is wrong, love them. Tony Robbins says, “The people who need love the most often deserve it the least.” PART 2 in comments
  • A dear friend told me earlier this year, “You’re a billionaire with relationships.” I never thought of life this way before, but this past weekend I felt like it was completely true.
    The greatest joys I had was bringing friends together from different worlds - my east coast and west coast families, childhood friends, BM friends, etc. I wanted everyone I knew to meet each other and know how this feels.
    Some of the biggest lessons I’ve learned in the past years have allowed me to have more love and connection in my life. Hopefully these help you achieve the same.
    What we’re really after in life is love and connection. When we have CONFLICT, it’s easy to justify feeling right at the expense of making others wrong. We often fight 🔥 with 🔥, which exacerbates any situation. It’s easy to not listen, give benefit of the doubt or be empathetic.

    But it’s rarely about being right/wrong and usually about having depth/connection with someone and fulfilling the same fundamental needs - wanting to be heard, understood, valued and appreciated.
    Keep in mind the BIG PICTURE: your relationship with someone and the memories you’ll create over life are all worth more than the Pyrrhic victory that comes from indulging in the temptation to feel “right” at the expense of making others wrong.
    To get what we truly want in life, we have to think beyond ourselves in the heat of the moment and BREAK THE CYCLE. This can only be done with love- by wanting to listen and understand, being assertive but nonjudgmental, communicating our feelings, giving others benefit of the doubt, taking responsibility, apologizing, forgiving, forgetting and moving on.
    Keep in mind how we receive, interpret and communicate messages are often FLAWED. Often we project our insecurities or add meaning/judgements to what people say or communicate in ways that others may perceive as judgmental or callous. (HUGE blind spot for many!) This is why it’s important to give benefit of the doubt to others and clarify!

    Even if you feel convinced that the other person is wrong, love them. Tony Robbins says, “The people who need love the most often deserve it the least.” PART 2 in comments
  • 16 2 10 minutes ago
  • Did you know it's National Pepporoni Pizza Day? 🍕Come try our Pepporoni Pizza or one of our other pizza selections!

Tap the link in our bio to make your reservation!
  • Did you know it's National Pepporoni Pizza Day? 🍕Come try our Pepporoni Pizza or one of our other pizza selections!

    Tap the link in our bio to make your reservation!
  • 4 1 15 minutes ago
  • Happy friday 😆
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#thenailarchitect .
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📲 Please text or dm for your appointment .
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🔥 Link in bio .
By @vu.nails
  • Happy friday 😆
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    #thenailarchitect .
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    📲 Please text or dm for your appointment .
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    🔥 Link in bio .
    By @vu.nails
  • 10 1 17 minutes ago
  • Our @dothebay giveaway is now closed, and 1 lucky person gets to kick off the weekend as a winner! Congrats Mari and we’ll see the rest of you this weekend at #eatrealfestival! 9/21 - 9/22 @jacklondonsquare
  • Our @dothebay giveaway is now closed, and 1 lucky person gets to kick off the weekend as a winner! Congrats Mari and we’ll see the rest of you this weekend at #eatrealfestival ! 9/21 - 9/22 @jacklondonsquare
  • 5 1 18 minutes ago
  • Bay Area friends, this Sunday I’ll be in @hastamuertecoffee in Oakland doing a light reading of Malcriada & Other Stories from 1245-2pm. I wrote my first draft of Malcriada while sitting on their very tables, so my heart is thrilled to be in the space! 🤗💕
  • Bay Area friends, this Sunday I’ll be in @hastamuertecoffee in Oakland doing a light reading of Malcriada & Other Stories from 1245-2pm. I wrote my first draft of Malcriada while sitting on their very tables, so my heart is thrilled to be in the space! 🤗💕
  • 26 1 25 minutes ago
  • Our September blog drops next week: “5 Tips to Growing Your Multifamily Portfolio.” We’ll be highlighting how #realestate investors can position themselves to multiply their wealth #bayarearealestate
  • Our September blog drops next week: “5 Tips to Growing Your Multifamily Portfolio.” We’ll be highlighting how #realestate investors can position themselves to multiply their wealth #bayarearealestate
  • 2 1 52 minutes ago